Thursday, May 13, 2010

Not-So-Enlightening Conversation With Tristan

Hello, real-lifers, it’s Alexis again. Yes, I’m still here, even after what I did Monday and Tuesday. So either Kristie doesn’t know yet that I posted two whole chapters of Promise or just doesn’t care. I guess we’ll find out soon. I’m a little giddy today. Tristan’s here! Yes, he still makes me giddy. That’s a good thing, considering we’re supposed to spend forever together.

I’ll start by telling you a little bit about the true love of my life. First, he’s absolutely beautiful. Yeah, you probably get that already, with all the gushing I did over there. But I can’t help it. And he’s much more than just good looking. He’s an amazingly talented artist and a math geek, too. He likes to cook, ride motorcycles and watch sunsets on the beach.

Tristan: Sounds like a personal ad. Except the math part. That’s not very sexy.

Me: Even the math part’s sexy about you.

Tristan: Haven’t we had this conversation before?

Me: Um, yes and no. We had to delete that scene.

Tristan [frowning]: Too bad. I kind of liked that scene.

Me: Don’t worry. There’s still lots of kissing and, um, other stuff. So, well, [trying to be sneaky here] what were you like as a kid?

Tristan [answers with a scowl]

Me: Okay, fine. I know you don’t like talking about your past. What do you want to talk about?

Tristan [smiling now]: You.

Me: Today is about you. What’s your favorite memory?

Tristan [huge grin]: Hurricanes.

Me: Hurricanes?

Tristan: Specifically, Hurricane Alexis.

Me [blushing profusely]: Um, yeah…well, they don’t know that part yet. And if we’re not careful, that might become a deleted scene, too.

Tristan: Right. I certainly don’t want that to happen. No secrets out of these lips. All of my favorite memories would get us in trouble, though. I guess there’s the time you threw the dart at me. Or our first sunset. Ah. Our first kiss. That’s an excellent memory.

Me [grinning]: Yes, it is.

Tristan: And then there was kicking Edmund’s ass.

Me: That’s a horrible memory!

Tristan: I would have never let him hurt you, my love.

Me: So sex and violence? Those are your favorite memories? You are such a man!

Tristan: Most definitely. [He winks. And if you don’t know what that does to me…shiver.]

Me: You’re avoiding the real you.

Tristan: We’re both pretty good at that, aren’t we?

Me: Yeah, I guess we are. So, real-lifers, you’ll just have to read the books to know more. Maybe Kristie will bring us back sometime, if you ask her nicely.

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