Welcome back all you SSS participants! I'm excited to go back and catch up on what I missed. If you've been following along, I've been building tension... but since it's been a while, you might want a link reminder of what happened last time (or check out the SSS tab at the top of the page to read from the beginning), this next selection is where things start to blow up in Simon's face:
As his fingers touched a loose curl, Faith whirled around, her hands clenched as she beat him away.
It was more of a shriek than a word and in an instant the breakfast tray had been flipped by her flailing limbs. Clams, broth, tea and broken dishes were everywhere and her voice was rising higher and louder until it was simply an ear-splitting wail.
“I’m sorry! I’m sorry, little princess!”