Creative Story : A Short Story

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“So tall, handsome, charming and knows how to cook?” You stood in the foyer of Loki’s lavish home.

Loki chuckled at your words, helping you with your coat and pulling you close to his chest as he tightened your scarf. “My mother was very adamant that I was capable of fending for myself.” He kissed each of your hands before helping you slide your gloves on.

The shades had long since been drawn on his windows so neither of you could see how tall the snow had piled. Nonetheless, the house seemed to rattle and sway with the force of the gusting, howling wind.

“Are you sure that you must leave, I fear the storm will be dangerous to drive home in.” Loki glanced towards the shut door behind you, both of you hearing the gale outside.

You pursed your lips and shook your head, tightening your scarf around yourself. In the warmth of the house, you were quickly growing uncomfortable but you knew once you were outside you would appreciate that warmth of your bundled outerwear. “I can hardly stay the night.”

“Of course you can,” Loki purred, “I have a bottle of wine to share, large blankets, and there’s a roaring fire that I don’t intend to enjoy by myself. It would be much nicer with you.”

“Are you worried about my safety or your loneliness?”

“Would it be too selfish to say both?” Loki flashed you a smile.

You rolled your eyes, “You’re incorrigible.”

“I’ll miss you.” Loki tried again.

“I’ll miss you too, but the wait makes our reunion all the sweeter, no?”

Loki sighed, “Let me

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