"That is, if you still want me" she said after a few moments of silence. She could not look him in the eyes. During their conversation he had not been very affectionate and she feared that she had made a complete fool of herself. That she'd come here for nothing and he didn't want her anymore.

That's why she was even more surprised now that he reached out for her tenderly. He softly raised her chin so she'd look into his eyes, which were now full of love. He slowly leaned forward, pressing his lips against hers softly but firmly. When they parted again, his voice was nothing but a whisper.

"How could I not? You are the most clever, sophisticated, powerful and beautiful woman I have ever met. You have literally just chosen me over your own family. I love you." Her heart warmed at his words. "I love you too, Niles." A smile spread across his whole face. Then his eyes started to wander appreciatingly over her body. "And you look increadibly sexy in that red suit of yours. Although I can't help but wonder how much better you'd look without it…" "Wanna find out?" "Definitely." He wrapped his arms around her, his hands searching for the zipper that would have to be on the back of the red jumpsuit, while he started to kiss a trail down her neck. She moaned softly and a thought came to her. "Well, I guess now you won't get your much wanted sleep tonight…"