Here's a little somethin, somethin from Present Perfect available Aug 6, 2013!!
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Turning to me Brad said, “Please tell me if I’m wrong, but I’m assuming that you’ve never done tequila shots.”
“You assume correctly, sir.” Spreading the blanket out I glanced ...at all the stuff he was holding. “Looks complicated. There’s a lot of stuff involved. ”
“Well, lucky for you, Beautiful, you’re being taught by a master shots-man.” His playfulness brought a slight smile to my face.
We sat facing each other with our legs crossed in front of us. Brad placed all the ingredients for the shots between us. He picked up a lime wedge and held it in his left hand. Looking up at me with his sapphire blue eyes, he licked the back of that hand, wetting it slightly, and then sprinkled a small amount of salt on it. Tilting his chin towards the tequila and said, “Pour some booze in one of those glasses for me.” Smiling, I did as I was told. He took the glass from me. Looking very serious, he said, “Pay close attention. There will be a quiz afterwards.” I actually giggled. I have never giggled before in my life. Brad was doing a great job in lifting my mood. He quickly sucked the lime, then licked the salt, and downed the shot. He shook his head and growled, “Oh baby, that’s tasty.” That made me laugh out loud.
Brad watched me intensely as I set up my first ever shot. I had the lime and salt all ready. He handed me the shot of tequila he had poured. He instructed me, “It’s best to go as quickly as possible and know the sequence. Remember SLS.” I looked at him confused and asked, “SLS?” His sexy grin appeared. “Suck. Lick. Swallow.” I felt a deep red blush cross my cheeks. Leaning in closer, he said in a low voice, “SLS can also be applied in other situations.” He gave me a devilish look and wink