Oh if only you knew...
Sat Nov 5, 2016 16:50

Joella found her heart beating a little faster as she followed Jax behind the tapestry, although she wasn't sure why... okay maybe she was but she had to stop thinking like that.

She waited for him to speak and when he did, his words were a surprise. Joella wasn't sure how to respond. Over the summer her relationship with Darius had developed, even if it was just a no strings attached affair, but the moment she'd seen Jax again she had known that yes she did still like him.

Yet admitting that to the Aladren now was something she was hesitant to do. She took a moment to respond, mulling his question over in her mind not because she didn't know the answer but because she wasn't sure how truthful she should be.

"I-" she faltered at her first attempt. "I, um, yeah..." Joella trailed off, looking up at him and trying not to blush. Why was he asking? "I know you- you're not but it's, it's not really something I can just switch off." She wished she hadn't been so honest but something about being alone with Jax in this way made her feel like she could say things she wouldn't normally say.

  • Jax shrugged a little at her response. He wasn't really sure if it was serious, but he supposed that it would likely feel that way to him. He contemplated taking her hand or placing his hand on the... more
    • Oh if only you knew... — Joella, Sat Nov 5 16:50
      • Please tell me.Jax, Sat Nov 5 17:31
        Jax had never felt his heart beat quite this fast before but here he was feeling really stupid for bringing this up but also really excited at the prospects of what it could mean if things went the... more
        • Or I could show you?Joella , Sun Nov 6 02:36
          Joella's heart was pounding so loudly in her chest that she thought Jax would hear it as he stepped even closer to her. She couldn't believe her ears. He had feelings for her? Did he want something... more
          • I wish you would Jax, Sun Nov 6 07:13
            A smirk appeared on his face when she seemed generally surprised by his admittance. His same cool and seemingly indifferent smirk that sometimes made itself present whenever he was amused by... more
            • I'm sure I will.Joella, Sun Nov 6 08:16
              Joella knew what was happening but still she could hardly believe it. And then Jax Donovan was kissing her! And she kissed him back, her eyes closed and head tilted upwards. After a moment she pulled ... more
              • Let's hope I'm patient enough to waitJax, Sun Nov 6 08:47
                The kiss was less awkward than he anticipated it being. He wasn't sure why he thought it would be other than their history together, but he was glad that it was quite the opposite. When she pulled... more
                • Impatience isn't always a bad thing.Joella, Sun Nov 6 12:45
                  Joella thought she might get lost in the kiss, but as much as she wished to remain kissing Jax forever, the blonde knew her mind wouldn't rest until she got some answers. The only thing was, Jax... more
                  • It's a struggleJax, Sun Nov 6 13:16
                    The kiss lasted for a while and he was thoroughly enjoying it, glad that he had managed to get over his initial worry about confronting Joella about their feelings. But all good things must come to... more
                    • I can't help you there.Joella, Sun Nov 6 13:40
                      Joella wasn't surprised that Jax didn't want to be her boyfriend. Her conversation with Gia last term had not been forgotten and only now did she realise how much of it she had still misunderstood at ... more
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