"You're blinded by adolescent dreams! "
The memory of Jase's humiliating rejection still cut Lexa to the quick.
True, as a teenager she had worshiped her handsome stepbrother with the idolatry usually reserved for rock stars. But as Lexa matured, infatuation blossomed into love and abstract adolescent passion became a physical craving that jolted her with all the power of an electric current whenever Jase was near.
He thought of her as a child. How could she convince him she was a woman--with needs as strong as his own?