"Sometimes," Lauren said, looking at the movie. She hadn't been expecting that. For some reason, she'd assumed Oleander would pull out a blockbuster, or some high-testosterone war flick. It was a pleasant surprise, though. Perhaps he wouldn't hate all of the movies she owned.

Lauren hardly needed to be pulled to move closer. She took any chance she could get to soak up his body heat. Hopefully, Oleander didn't mind her being halfway in his lap.

"It has."