"It was the most intimate thing I’d ever seen, and yet they were barley touching. She rested against his shoulder complacently, her chest rising and falling like the beat of the waves upon the sand. He inclined his head in a quick, familiar whisper, a smile constantly playing around the edges of his mouth. Every few minutes she would laugh quietly, sending miniature quakes resonating through her body, and at the sound of it his eyes smoldered, mimicking the ardent intensity of a crackling fire. It was as if there was a renewed brightness about them; like someone had just lit a match inside his heart and it couldn’t help but burn through his entire being."