After being stranded at the altar, Sara decides to go on the honeymoon alone. She takes a helicopter ride, with the delicious Kai as her pilot, eager to enjoy her time alone. But, when the helicopter crashes into the sea, and leaves them on an uninhabited island, Sara finds that Kai proves to be the perfect distraction. Maybe being stranded isn’t so bad after all.
Sara closed her eyes and took a deep, soothing breath. She listened to the sound of the waves crashing against the shore and the call of the gulls swooping through the air. She inhaled the salty scent of the tides that drifted on the breeze.
“Ow! What the fuck?” Opening her eyes, she glared at the man kneeling beside her, with her swollen, enflamed ankle in his hand.
When she’d first met Kai, she’d thought he was a Polynesian Adonis, with his wavy black hair tied into a high bun and loose tendrils just touching his broad, sun-kissed shoulders. Tribal tattoos covered his left shoulder and biceps, spreading across his neck, chest, and back. Now, she thought he was some kind of sadomasochist.
“I don’t think it’s broken, so we’ve got that going for us.” He sank back into the sand and touched the wound on his temple, examining the sticky red residue on his fingers.
“And who made you a doctor?” Sara snapped. “You can’t even fly a fricking helicopter!” She jerked her head in the direction of where the metal and plastic wreckage had sunk into the depths of the Pacific Ocean.
“Hey! I can’t predict a fuse blowing.”
“Don’t you check your machines ahead of flying or something? Like, I dunno, a safety check?” She seethed as the pain shot from her ankle up her leg. When she’d jumped from the chopper, she’d landed on a rock beneath the water, slipping and crashing into another.
“Be grateful I know how to auto-gyrate. If we’d been any lower–”
Sara shot a look at him. They were lucky to be alive. She leaned forward to rub at the sore spot. “We’re going to die,” she cried, tears falling down her cheeks. Her dream Hawaiian holiday had become a nightmare.
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