“I know that we might not have met under the best of circumstances,” he said hesitantly, “But when I met you that morning, I wanted to know you better. My heart wanted the chance to …,” Vanness’ voice trailed off into an embarrassed silence.
“What?” she asked in confusion.
“My heart wanted the possibility of a relationship. I wanted to see if that spark of interest I felt that morning could turn into something more, whether it could turn into love.” A flush appeared on his face as he said the words, but she could see he was serious about his feelings.