He shook his head, examining the wound again. It's not frostbitten, he muttered. It'll blister, but you should be fine. You might only lose a couple fingers.I glanced at him sharply, but he was smirking. For a moment, I was speechless. Good God, the Ice Prince was making jokes now; the world be ending.
The memory burned like bile in my stomach, and I closed my eyes, wishing it didn't have to be this way. I loved Puck like a brother and a best friend. And yet, during a very dark period when I was confused and lonely and hurt, my affection for him had led me to do something stupid, something I shouldn't have done. I knew he loved me, and the fact that I'd taken advantage of his feelings made me disgusted with myself. I wished I knew how to fix it, but the barely concealed pain in Puck's eyes told me no amount of words would make it better.
Wow, Meghan! Kimi bounced in place, clapping her hands. You look awesome! I love what you did with your hair. PRINCESS. Ironhorse looked me up and down, nodding in approval. TRULY, YOU ARE A VISION.I glanced at Puck, who was staring at me in a daze. Um he stammered, while I nearly went into shock with the novelty of actually rendering Puck speechless. You looknice, he muttered at last.I blushed, suddenly self-conscious.