I can… hear your thoughts! Willoway realized in astonishment as he looked deeply into Ophelia’s emerald eyes.
She nodded, ever so slightly. Yes! There must be… something binding us… causing this connection… she thought back.
Jonathan threw his head back and laughed with delight.
Ophelia looked at him curiously for a moment, but then the infectious joy of his laughter caused her to join him. She had not had much cause for laughter of late, so it was a very welcome release.
"I didn’t expect this…" she said a few moments later, her gaze more serious. "This is very unusual."