Reed took all my firsts like a shiny present. He made promises with silky words I greedily kept as truths. But the moment I faltered, he took everything away.
Now we're both guilty of sins.
As we come together for Grandfather Ian's funeral, it's time to face what I've done - what we've done. The boy I've loved since age eight is now a man, his rage palpable, his turquoise eyes piercing me with an intensity that sets me on fire. Each delicious kiss seems to peel away our ugly past - a past we're desperate to escape.
They say forgiveness comes from within. Can I trust him to forgive me? Have we both been enlightened?
I used to believe in the fantasy of a happily ever after - trouble is...my life's not a fairy tale.
The Enlightened is second in The Entitled duet. The story begins in The Entitled.