The little pot was on her balcony in Barcelona; the plant grown from a tiny cutting she smuggled in her purse on the day they met.
“Park Güell is the reflection of Gaudí’s artistic plenitude, which belongs to his naturalist phase” the guide had said.
But Cory wasn’t paying attention.
“Dedos” a man with very dark eyes whispered in English, “That’s what we call the plant you are stealing,” She felt her face flush. He smiled, “And the tips turn red in the sun — just like you.”
And yes, the sun brings out it’s red blush!