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He looked again in the rearview mirror, and felt his instincts kick in. They were being tailed, and he hadn’t even noticed. He didn’t like slacking. He didn’t like being so distracted by a woman that he missed something that major. ” He wouldn’t agree to anything blindly. ” Huh. Had he really thought she’d ask for sex? In his dreams. ” “Then I’ll spend Christmas with you. ” That didn’t sound too heinous. But it brought up a new question. ” The dimple showed in her cheek. ” Such a loaded question.
Ever. Period. ” Ozzie had never been the type to abuse anyone, but especially not a woman. At the same time, he didn’t want to give her false impressions. “Look, Marci, I like you fine. ” How could he not? ” He groaned. “You’re a nice-enough woman. You seem kind. ” He would not belabor her weirdness with animals. ” That made twice he’d heard that cursed word today, and both times in relationship to Marci. Driven by desperation, he squeezed the steering wheel and scowled. ” Marci tilted her head, as if trying to understand him.
Let me show you. Do you see this marking here on his flank? ” Osbourne frowned. ” “When he was a baby, he got caught in a fence and cut himself. The wound left a scar. ” Nodding, Osbourne went to the living room but then, realizing what he’d done, he stopped. Marci almost ran into his broad back. He turned to glare at her. ” Ignoring that, she smiled. ” Again, she shooed him. He pushed her hands back down. ” “Osbourne, be reasonable. I can’t keep a donkey here. It’s not like he’s housebroken. ” Teeth locked, Osbourne leaned down and said, “To the Nativity—” Marci kissed him.