"This will hurt."
"Love always does," Irene sighed as Greg moved to cut the zip ties holding her wrists tightly behind her back.
She felt him stiffen at the words, allowed herself a small smile as he peered over her shoulder. "Did you just…"
"Yes," she replied, tilting her head back in invitation. "I did."
She didn't even mind the pain from her wrists as he kissed her.