"I need to tell you something...finally. I - um - well, I think...no, I *know* that I - uh, well, love you." His eyebrows perked hopefully up expressing his emotions in one of the only ways he knew how to. "What do you say to that, Mauve Simmons?" "I say...I love you, too. What do you say to that, Dean Ro-" He pulled me in so close that our lips almost touched and that's when I fell all over again.