If he’d had any blood in his veins, it would have rushed to his cheeks then. Did he just ask out one of the most powerful witches in the last century?
She stared at him, wide-eyed and speechless, then burst out laughing.
After a moment, Mariette wiped her eyes and composed herself.
“My apologies,” she said in a well-practiced stately voice. “Were you working up to saying that all night?”
Carter nodded, shamefaced. He turned to float back to his own side of the ballroom, but Mariette grabbed his hand.
“That’s really sweet. I’d love get to know you better.”
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McKenzie Richardson lives in Milwaukee, WI. Her work has been featured in various anthologies such as Mutate, Electromagnetism, and Doomsday, as well as online publications. Her first novel, Heartstrings, was published in 2018. McKenzie also runs a crafting blog: http://www.craft-cycle.com For more updates on her writing, you can follow her on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mckenzielrichardson/ | Wattpad
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