Bedding My Vampire Mate - 448 A Little Play Gone Bad
“If you are gonna lead by example does that mean you are gonna marry 4-5 wives like the previous vampire Kings?” Joanna asked out of the blue.
Her abrupt question left Amos flustered. He stared at her wondering where she got such a question from.
“Seeing how you hesitated I won’t be surprised if such thoughts had ever crossed your mind…,” She trailed and walked three steps away from the bench with her back facing him.
“I mean vampires had always believed that mates are humans and werewolves things. They found spending their immortal life with one woman boring….,”
“Do you know you deserve to get severely punished for daring to categorize me with those frivolous men huh?” Questioned Amos as he stood up and walked to her.
“You know that I am telling the truth…,”
“Of course I know it’s true that vampire Kings before me took pleasure in marrying many wives but how could you suspect me of doing the same thing knowing very well how I feel about you…,”
“I am sure they also made the same promises to the women they loved just like you are doing…,”
“I bet they didn’t love the women they claimed to do half as I love you and that is why they could do what they did. So how dare you compare me to the likes of them?” Amos retorted.
He didn’t look the least happy. Anyways how could he be happy when the woman he loves suspects him of going back on his words?
“I was already of legal age when I became the King and as such the ministers had bugged me to get married ever since then until this very moment….,” Amos let his words linger.
He stared into her eyeballs before he continued. “I didn’t give in to the pressure or bother about their threats. I stood my ground until this moment because I believed no woman on the planet was worthy of being my Queen except you,” He confessed in a soft tone.
“I believed I had proved my love for you beyond every reasonable doubt in the past five years. But I can see that you don’t believe me at all….,”
“What more do you need me to do to make you believe that all the promises I made to you including my love for you are truly like the existence of morning and night?” He asked, his voice clouded with emotions.
From how he couldn’t hide his painful expression it was crystal clear that her words had hurt him immensely.
“Do you want me to dig out my heart and show you that my feelings for you are as true as the fact that I need oxygen to survive…,”
“I…I…,” Joanna stuttered, not knowing what to say to ease the pains of the man she saw she had hurt with her words unintentionally.
“If not that beings like us can’t survive a minute without a heart I wouldn’t have hesitated to dig out my heart right this minute and show it to you…,”
“I believe you so there is no need to do that,” Joanna said. She raised her hands and cupped his sad face.
“I am aware that there is no man in this world who can love me as much as you do. And believe me when I say I have given my entire heart to you. As such I can never love any man as much as I love you. Not in this lifetime at least,” Joanna smiled sweetly at him.
She stretched a bit and wrapped her hand around his neck.
“It was never my intention to hurt you so forgive me ok?” Joanna asked, her gaze locked on his.
She waited for his reply but he uttered no word. Instead of giving her a response, he avoided her stares.
“You are gonna be late for class so let’s go,” He gently unwrapped her hand from his neck and turned to leave.
“But you haven’t said you have forgiven me…,”
“We can talk about that later,” He said and continued walking away.
Seeing that he wouldn’t halt Joanna thought of what to do to get his attention once again.
“I won’t attend today’s lecture if you don’t talk to me,” Joanna blurted. She smiled when she saw him stop in his tracks immediately.
He slowly turned and gazed at her face.
“I have said we will talk later so stop being willful and come let’s go ok,” He scolded her sternly.
Because she didn’t want to get him angrier, Joanna decided to do what he wanted. The journey from there to Campus was a quiet one.
The atmosphere around them didn’t get better even in the lecture hall. He didn’t keep his gaze fixed on her face as he always did.
Because of the awkwardness between the two of them none of them concentrated their attention on the lesson for the day.
Joanna had hoped to get things resolved after classes but unfortunately, Mr Fin sent someone to get him as soon as the class ended.
“I will be at the cafe so you don’t have to worry about me being alone…,”
“But today was supposed to be your day off right?” Amos cut in.
“I will just go and help Leah out. I believe Mrs Parker won’t have the heart to chase me out because today is my day off,” Joanna forced on a smile.
There was momentary silence afterwards.
“I might have to drop by somewhere after I meet with Fin so don’t wait for me if I don’t return early. Instead, wait for me at my apartment…,”
“Because of Laura’s birthday party which is in three days I will have to sleep over at home for the coming days,” Joanna cut in a meek tone.
“Then that means there is a huge possibility we might not see each other after we separate now so let me see you off,” Amos offered.
“You don’t have to keep him waiting…,”
“As we are talking, his car is parked right outside the campus so you don’t have to worry about that,” Amos muttered. He grabbed her hand and led her away.