“Where are you going?” Bryant asked with his arms crossed in front of his chest.
“None of your business, thank you very much,” she said and then began to turn on her cowgirl boots when a strong arm wrapped around her from behind. The person lifted her backward. She twisted out, threw a right hook, and then shoved upward with her knee nearly making contact with her attacker. “Shit, Sage, you’re going to make contact with me one of these days and then I’m going to get mad,” Dalton reprimanded and he looked a little shocked at her quickness. With her hands on her hips she looked him over. “Well then, you should stop trying to sneak up on me before you get hurt.”
The hollers and oohs and ahhs went through the small crowd around them before Dalton pulled her into a hug.
“I just want to make sure you can handle yourself.”
“She looked like she handled things just fine.”
She turned around and was pleasantly shocked to see Matt London. His brother Quaid was already conversing with Kenny.
“Hey, so glad you and your cousins made it,” Dalton said, as Sage looked around for Virgo and Dale. Sure enough they were there, right by the big tree, and both watching her.
The men shook hands as Wyatt came over.
“Food is almost ready. We got tables set up all over the place.”
The men started to walk away, but she and Dalton stood there when Matt moved closer.
“You’re still training with Dalton and Hank at the dojo?” Matt asked.
“Can’t you tell? I want her to be prepared when she takes one of those fancy jobs in the city. A beautiful woman like Sage needs to be able to defend herself.”
“If I decide to take a job in the city. Remember, I haven’t made up my mind as of yet.”
Dalton smiled. “No pressure here, Sage. I know for sure that there are at least five women who are hoping that you’ll stay close to Pearl.”
She chuckled and looked away as she spoke, her gaze landing on Quaid as he approached. “A woman’s got to have her options.”
Dalton waved as Marco called him over.
“Excuse me a minute.” He walked toward the others. Sage was stuck standing there with Matt and Quaid who immediately blocked her view of anyone but the two of them. These men were so big and tall, her head was nearly to her shoulders as she looked up. Matt was standing awfully close.
“You look beautiful as always, Sage,” Matt told her.
“Thank you, Matt. You look good, too. But I’m sure you already know that.”
He stepped closer, and placed his hand on her hip. She automatically placed her hand over his wrist, ready to remove it if necessary. She was always on guard and she didn’t like people touching her, especially men.
“What’s that supposed to mean?” Matt asked as Quaid gave her body the once-over with his gorgeous blue eyes. Both men were to die for and those damn dimples were so appealing.
She went to speak but it came out as a gasp. Matt smirked, and it hit a nerve inside of her.
“Well, what did you mean, Sage?” he asked again, and she felt his thumb rub gently against her skin on her hip bone beneath her camisole.
She held her ground as she took a breath and stared up into his handsome face. “You know you look good, Matt. You always look on the prowl, yet you leave empty-handed.”
He squeezed her a little tighter, pulling her up against his rock-solid chest. She pressed her hands against his stone-hard chest and gasped.
“I’m not empty-handed now, Sage. Maybe I’ve just been searching for the right woman.”
They heard a roar of laughter and she squeezed from his hold and straightened out her blouse. She looked from Matt to Quaid, and damn, did he look just as hungry as Matt did. She needed to set them straight. She just couldn’t play any games.
“Listen, save it for the bimbos. I don’t play games.”
She started to walk away but Quaid stepped into her path. He reached for her shoulder and placed his huge hand on it. She instantly felt protected but also fearful. He was so big, his reputation mysterious and unnerving, and she wasn’t stupid. Both men worked for the government besides for the sheriff’s department. They made capable seem too weak of a word.
“Slow down. You have got a hell of a temper on you. Don’t you get rid of most of the hostility on the mats at the dojo?” he asked, and gave her a wink. She took a deep breath and stared at Matt, who now had one hand on his hip revealing his designer watch, and very defined forearms.
“I keep some on reserve for times like this.”
He slowly shook his head. Then Quaid moved his hand to her shoulder and neck. She tightened up.
“Quaid, don’t. Please let me go.” She stuttered her words. Although she knew in her gut that he wouldn’t hurt her, she just couldn’t let a man touch her. She was too fearful, even after all these years.
His other hand moved to her waist to stop her.
“I would never hurt you, Sage. We would never hurt you,” he added as Matt reiterated Quaid’s statement by moving closer and nodding his head.
“I believe you. But I like my space.” She stepped out of his hold. She reached up and rubbed her hand over the spot on her shoulder where Quaid had held her. She could practically still feel his warmth.
Matt stepped forward and reached out to her. He couldn’t resist. The need inside of him was overwhelming. The moment his palms pressed against her skin, he closed his eyes and tried to breathe through the desire. He couldn’t push her, rush her, or act like a caveman. But that was how he felt. He was possessive, and couldn’t even stand to think about her leaving right now.
He absorbed the sight of her perfect skin, the way her back arched and her thighs looked wide open. He needed to taste her and touch her. He hoped it was enough until she was ready to let them love her. She moaned as she continued to kiss Virgo.
“Your body is perfect, Sage. Absolutely fucking perfect,” Matt told her as he lowered down and spread her ass and pussy with his thumbs.
She moaned and pressed back against his hands. He licked underneath her. Her thighs tightened, and he felt them shaking under his palms.
“Oh God, Matt,” she blurted out after pulling from Virgo’s mouth.
Matt took that moment to press a finger up into her cunt from behind while she straddled Virgo.
“Oh.” She moaned and rocked her hips. He placed his palm on her left ass cheek, while he added a second digit and thrust both fingers into her pussy.
“Oh God, more, Matt. More.”
“Fuck, baby, you look hot. I love her breasts. Look at them sway,” Dale stated as he knelt on the bed watching her.
Virgo reached up and pinched her nipple.
“Virgo, oh.” She leaned forward to kiss him.
Matt continued to thrust his fingers into her pussy.
Quaid moved to the other side and caressed her hair from her face. “You’re gorgeous.” She was panting.
“I want you so badly, baby. You got my cock so fucking hard,” Matt told her as he leaned over her while he thrust his fingers, and as he kissed and licked her shoulder.
“I want you, too. Do it. I’m ready, Matt.”
They all stopped. Matt pulled his fingers from her pussy and she moaned.
“What did you say to me?” he asked her, and she turned to look over her shoulder at him as she held on to Virgo.
“I want you all to make love to me. I want to be with you. I want to feel that connection and show you that I want only the four of you.”
Matt leaned forward and kissed her. When he pulled away, he saw Virgo caressing her breasts and she held on to him.
“Like this. Take me like this, so I can hold on to Virgo. I want you all touching me. I need all of you touching me, and guiding me through this. Please,” she told them.
“Are you on the pill, baby?” Matt asked her.
“Yes,” she whispered and swallowed hard.
He leaned back, undid his jeans in a flash, and threw off his T-shirt.
“You’re going to be ours. No regrets,” he said.
“No regrets. Please, make love to me, Matt. Please.”
Matt aligned his cock with her pussy from behind and then slowly moved his palms up and down her back. She thrust back against the tip of his cock, and he slowly pushed between her pussy lips. She tightened up, and he clenched his teeth trying to not push in too quickly.
“Easy, baby. Let him in. Relax your muscles,” Virgo said and then pulled her down to kiss him. As her torso lowered, his cock pushed deeper. He rocked back and then pushed further inside of her.
“So tight and wet. Damn, baby, I’ve wanted you for far too long.”
“Oh.” She moaned, pulling her mouth from Virgo’s as Matt pushed the rest of the way inside of her. He wrapped his arm around her waist and slowly pulled out and then thrust back into her. She moaned and panted as he tried so hard to not hurt her and make this perfect. He cupped her breast and licked against her neck and ear.
“You’ve made me so very happy, Sage. We’re going to take such good care of you. You’re mine now.” He pulled out and then thrust back into her again.