"He doesn't even pause before he responds. 'I'm not withdrawing my offer, Scully. I've finally convinced myself that it's our time. And you know how stubborn I can be once I latch onto an idea.'

I smile at him. '*Stubborn*' seems like such a mild term to describe you.'

Now he leers at me and I have to roll my eyes and laugh at what he says next. 'How about adorable? Irresistible? Sexy?'

'I was thinking more along the lines of pig-headed, single-minded, and relentless.'

He raises a hand to cover his heart as he says, 'Ouch.'"


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