“I…” My voice shook as I pushed out an uncomfortable smile, “Um…there are a lot of people in there. I don’t like crowds.”

For a moment, I looked into his eyes. I couldn’t help it, I told myself, the sunset’s reflecting in them had drawn me to them. They burned with energy, like an all-consuming fire that was coming straight for me.

“That’s okay,” His voice became softer as he approached me, “We can dance here.”