He tipped his face down to gaze into her eyes. "I mean it, Taiyi. The one person who has made our life miserable for thousands of years, can't succeed again. We won't let him." He kissed her forehead and then her eyes and the bridge of her nose. "You are my beautiful wife. Goddess of the Jade Sea. We have a beautiful family. Think of all the happiness that is going to come. Stop thinking of the past. You have dwelled enough. Let us together face the future love."
At the edge of the bed, she felt a tug — the hem of her gown was bunched up underneath him. Calman's horns! Gently, she collected her skirt, stopping at every groan that escaped his lips, and when she was done, she swept her feet off the bed and stood up.