For those of you visiting my blog this is day 7 of the A to Z Blogging Challenge. Today’s corresponding letter is “G” Today I chose the names Garry and Grady.
Enjoy today’s post and remember to let your imagination soar when you read.
Have a great day.
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He spun around the room, taking in the entire setting. Light red candles filtered enough light into the dining room. The air smelled of fresh rolls and seasoned to perfection steak. The salad was chilling in the fridge next to the homemade chocolate cake. The dark velvet box sat in the middle of Grady’s plate. The kitchen fit the mood for phase one of his plan. The bedroom blinds had been shut down tight and he’d put clean navy silk sheets on the bed. All he had to do was wait until Garry got home from work.
He took a deep breath and released it, but it did little to calm his nerves. He’d been working up to this moment for the last five years. Each time he thought it was time to show his true commitment to Garry something major had come up. First, Garry’s mother passed away. Then Garry’s father went into hospice after a two year battle of cancer. By then, Grady had received a promotion to partner of the lawyer firm and it took up more time than he dreamed of. There relationship had been rocky for a year and half, but the last six months things had settled down and the time fit.
Grady jumped to his feet the moment he head the garage door’s motor. Not much longer before he’d know if Garry would make all his dreams come true or destroy him.
“Hey ba - - Wow! The house smells amazing.” Garry’s keys clanked as he laid them on the small table beside the doorway. “Did you get another . . . Grady, baby. What’s this?”
“Looks like a seduction scene.”
“Might be.” He took Garry’s hand and tugged him against his body, kissing him softly, lingering a moment after the kiss. “Hungry?”
“Yeah and not just for food.” Garry thrust his hips forward. “What’s up?”
“Go take a seat while I get the salad.” Grady stepped around Garry and slipped around the corner. He pepped around the doorframe as Garry went to his seat. He paused when he saw the box.
Moment of truth was coming and Grady was scared to death. He held his breath as Garry’s shaking hands lifted the box’s lid. A small gasp was what sent chills down Grady’s back, but when he saw Garry’s lips curve upwards, he knew his life would be perfect for the rest of his life.