Otherwise, What's the Point?

by Stephanie Burton

It was dawn, and I watched him dress for work as I laid in his bed. "Do you always wait?" I asked, pulling the sheets up over my breasts. "Yes." I studied him for a minute, replaying the sound of his voice. "Why?" I asked finally. "Because," he said, turning around from the dresser to face me, "I want to know you."

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Stephanie Burton, author of Conceal the Face of Vulnerability, was trained as an investigative reporter, and has lived all over the world, including London and Australia. She currently resides in New York City with two fabulous roommates who politely deal with her assortment of male suitors. You can read more about the sagas of Stephanie's love life (and other adventures) at Spread Eagle in NYC.