Skies Fall (Love Stories from the End of the World)
Kayla and Jay have been married for two months when they learn the world is ending. As a large meteor rapidly descends toward Earth, the couple steal away to a secluded clearing in the woods to spend their last moments locked in love and in passion.
"Skies Fall" is a sensual, sexual erotic romance featuring the relationship of two lovers as they face the end together. More
Jay had been a graduate student when they met, studying poetry. Other students found him frustrating, always talking a little too loud and being a little too goofy. The first time he asked Kayla out he had appeared at her apartment with flowers, reciting an awful parody of “Roses are Red...” He had been so unabashed as he preformed his rendition, that Kayla could not help by say yes. It had been a long time since she had laughed that hard, and her medical school work seemed to be smothering her. She had figured it would be one date – spend some time with the quirky poet before returning to her like-minded classmates with another story of “those odd liberal arts types”, but she had instead found herself smitten.
For all his jokes and comments, Jay was always sincere. He did not hide behind his comedy, it was simply who he was: an upbeat man who loved to read, loved to laugh, and loved to live. His vibrancy was contagious, and soon Kayla even found herself making small, silly jokes to her med school friends, who sometimes looked at her as though she had grown a second head, but mostly were pleased that the ever-serious Kayla Grant had found someone who made her so happy.
She was Kayla Grant-Everett now, of course. Two months married, and already looking at the end. She did not believe in an afterlife, and if there was no life after death these would be their last moments together. It made her heart twist in her chest, and tears bite at her eyes. As well as she knew Jay, she still did not know how he did it, how he stayed so optimistic all the time. Even when he was in the pits of sadness he held on to that hope. It was as though it was some integral part of him, some light in his soul that constantly shone, no matter how dark and situation.
Snuggling closer to him, she pressed her hand to his lightly-muscled chest, feeling the steady beat of his heart...