Lexx placed his hands on either side of Chel’s head, running his fingers up into her hair as he leaned toward her face. He was still smiling as he whispered, “I promise.” He meant it. Chel knew he did and now she was suddenly aware of how warm Lexx’s hands were and how close he was. It may have only been in the relay, but she had an overwhelming urge to kiss him.
They didn’t get that chance. Lexx suddenly glanced aside and frowned. Chel followed his gaze and then both turned to see a very stern looking Riley and Zaile staring at them. “Shouldn’t you be asleep?” They stated in unison.