She smiled shyly at Lathan. Thalia's anticipation of her husband made her quiver. The warmth in the room did nothing to help her, but Lathan knew that this was just her way. Every time with her felt like the first time, just because of her body's natural responses to him. He placed her on the bed so gently that she felt like she was floating for a few moments.
"You are beautiful," Lathan said, as he pulled her dress off her shoulders. He looked at her milky white skin, watching the gooseflesh form on the surface, and he smiled to himself.