‘If I’m brutally honest, I came out of mercy,’ she mumbles over her burger. ‘You work hard. You deserve to go further. I thought, well, I’m the boss’s daughter, being seen with me might help you in the long run.’
Her cursed words douse Jack’s ardour. But within minutes another fire burns in his heart. His hunger returns. He murmurs soft words to flatter her, to lure her to his lair.
He’d promised himself he wouldn’t do it again. He didn’t plan on hurting her, but if he’s brutally honest, torturing him with those words, she deserves being torn asunder.