The second excerpt. Enjoy.
He called me “My beautiful” and I ate those words up, loving the sweet sugar rush. I hungered for his words of love and he gladly fed them to me.
He was the serpent, but how was I to know? The apple was so honey-sweet, but not too much so I did not doubt it, did not question it.
I know the excerpts are short but I don’t want to give long ones.