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Third Time's the Charm Part 3 Chapter 24
Left pregnant and alone, Bella delivers a surprise to the paramedic who knocks on her door.
A cool hand and body sliding under the covers against my back brought me out of sleep. The low light in the room came from the lamp on the bedside table, which I'd forgotten to switch off.
"Edward?" I murmured. "What time is it?"
"Yes, who else would it be, beautiful? It's almost half-past eleven. I'm so sorry I'm late; the casualties took forever to process. Hmm, dinner was wonderful, thank you."
Edward leaned over, brushing my hair away from my neck and planting tiny kisses from my shoulder to that spot behind my ear that always made my breath catch and my skin pebble in tiny little goosebumps.
"Emily?" he questioned between kisses.
"Out for the count," I answered. I turned over, snuggling up against him, enclosed in his arms.
"We had plans, didn't we?"
His hands tightened on my waist, drawing me closer. Sliding the strap of my top down, he kissed along my collarbone to the junction between my neck and my shoulder. As he blew cool air across the damp skin, I shivered, a ball of arousal shooting through my belly. I leaned into him, my lips touching on the valley between his collarbones, inhaling his freshly showered scent.
I felt a rumble from his throat as I kissed over his Adam's apple and along the underside of his chin, my teeth nipping at the smoothly shaven skin.
"Bella," he whispered. "Are you tired?"
"Not enough to stop," I answered.
My free hand roamed the smooth skin of his back, lightly scoring it with my nails. A deep groan from Edward told me he liked the feeling, and I repeated it. Hands tipped my head back and his mouth landed on mine with an almost bruising force, his tongue demanding entry, my body and mouth giving way under the onslaught. His leg pushed between mine, widening the gap enough for him to settle between them, grinding his erection over my now drenched panties.
"God, I want you, Bella. Let me love you."
Edward's voice was low and rough in my ear, and I shivered again, winding my arms around his neck to pull his mouth back to mine. His hips pressed his erection repeatedly against my clit, and I hooked my legs around his waist, pulling him against me. Thanksgiving week and the few days after had been foreplay enough, and I was already close to orgasm.
"I'm gonna come, Edward. Don't stop, please."
"I've got you, sweetheart. Let go."
Edward's whispered words against my mouth were all I needed as I tipped over the edge and heat engulfed me. Pleasure pulsed along my veins to all my extremities, my muscles clenching as I gripped his body with my arms and legs. I came back to my senses to Edward smoothing strands of hair off my forehead.
He allowed me to push him over onto his back, and I straddled his thighs, lifting my arms to discard my top. My nipples hardened in the slightly cooler air of the bedroom, and his large hands cupped my breasts, his thumbs brushing over my nipples. I leaned forward, pushing them into his palms, gasping as he gently pinched and rubbed them between his finger and thumb.
My hands delved under the waistband of his boxers, gripping his hard length, my thumb brushing over the tip of his cock. He flexed his hips and lifted off the bed a few inches as I rose up onto my knees to give me room to slide them down and off.
In the room's half-light, my hands were drawn to his cock. I'd touched him before and loved the feel of the velvety skin that covered a rock-hard core. Now I had the opportunity to study him up close. Edward's cock was almost beautiful, straight and thick, the large head glistening with precum. I traced the veins with a light forefinger, entranced when I felt it twitch under my hand. I'd only given Tyler a blow job a handful of times and had never really enjoyed it, but now I really wanted a taste, to feel Edward fill my mouth.
I encircled him with both hands, my thumbs spreading the moisture seeping from the tip. Edward's breath hitched, and I raised my head to watch him as I smoothed my thumbs down over the junction between his shaft and the head of his cock. His eyes drifted closed for a few seconds, and he sucked his bottom lip into his mouth, a groan of pleasure rumbling through his chest.
I leaned forward, and on the next downward stroke, sucked him into my mouth. His eyes flew open, and he uttered a guttural, sexy grunt, and let out a strangled, "Fuck… so good."
Gathering my hair into one hand, Edward held it away from my face, watching me suck his cock into my mouth. I swirled my tongue around the tip before releasing him with a pop. My hands gripped him tight and followed my lips up and down his length as I repeatedly sucked and released. I could hear him panting and felt his hips rock as he thrust shallowly into my mouth. I felt his cock harden and pulse when suddenly he pulled my hair, forcing me to release him.
I whined deep in my throat at the interruption; sucking his cock was turning me on, too. Pushing me over onto my back, Edward wasted no time in settling between my legs. His mouth landed on mine with an almost bruising force as his hand traveled down my side and between my legs. He pushed first one finger and then a second inside me, driving them knuckle deep as his thumb brushed over my clit.
I spread my legs wider, my hips rising to meet every movement of his fingers. "I need you inside me, Edward. Please."
He smiled against my lips, withdrawing his fingers and shifting his hips slightly to place his cock at my entrance. His hands slid along the outside of my thighs and gripped my hips, holding me in place as he eased the tip of his cock inside me and stilled before pulling out. I tried to lift my hips to take him deeper inside, but his grip tightened, preventing me from moving.
I whimpered, about to protest when his next thrust filled me to the hilt. I gasped, and my muscles clenched at the intrusion. He stilled for a moment, allowing me to get used to his size. Unable to hold back a moan, I let out the sound. As Edward withdrew and plunged into me again, my orgasm already building, sending tingles along my nerves to my every extremity.
Without warning, Edward sat back on his heels, dragging my body up onto his thighs, his cock still deep inside me. With every thrust, I could feel him brush against my G-spot, making my body quiver. His thumb stroked over my clit as he leaned over me, still gripping my hip with one hand. He trailed his wet tongue between my breasts before sucking a nipple into his mouth. I gasped and moaned, feeling my inner muscles clench as he did the same to the other one.
I lifted my legs, locking them around his waist and rocked my hips faster, forcing his cock to hit the same spot over and over until I screamed out his name. Unable to keep my eyes open, I could only gasp for air as the ecstasy of my orgasm rushed over every inch of my heated skin.
When I opened my eyes again, Edward was watching me, the look in his eyes hungry. "Fuck, Bella." His voice was rough with desire as he stroked in and out of me slowly. "You look so good coming on my cock; I want to see that again."
He pulled me closer to his body until I was straddling his thighs. I could already feel my inner muscles flutter around his cock as his mouth reached for mine again, kissing me deeply, his tongue stroking mine.
His hands slid down my arms, tugging them behind my back where he gripped both wrists in one hand, forcing my head to arch back. A shot of heat ran through me at this sign of his domination, so unlike his normal demeanor. His other hand splayed across my lower back, pulling my body toward his and rocking me over his cock, every movement sending ripples of pleasure through the center of my body. My nipples brushed against his chest with every surge and withdrawal, another orgasm beginning in my belly. His cock was so deep inside me, almost every inch of my skin touching his, and I couldn't work out where he ended and I began. Yet, I still wanted to be closer, to burrow under his skin until we were one.
"I love you, Bella. Be mine, always." His voice whispered the words quietly against my cheek, then his mouth planted tiny warm kisses to my ear and down the column of my neck.
"I am, Edward. I am yours."
I lifted up onto my knees, letting my body drop down over his hard length, his long, deep strokes filling me. Heat built from where we were joined, and my heart raced as tingles and shards of lightning pleasure flooded my body from my head to my toes and back.
Now working in tandem, Edward slammed up into me as I lowered my body onto his cock again and again, my clit rubbing against his body. A thin sheen of sweat made our skin sticky, bodies sliding against each other. His mouth sucked and licked my collarbones and neck and every bit of skin he could reach.
"I'm gonna come, Bella," he gasped.
I had no breath to answer him, and I could only moan as his strokes became erratic. He let go of my hands, and his found their way to my hips, holding me over him as delicious pleasure coiled inside me. I felt myself clench around him as he buried himself fully, his body trembling along with mine.
His forehead met my shoulder, his fast, uneven breaths brushing over my heated skin. Resting my forehead on his shoulder too, we breathed in unison, slowing together. An immeasurable time later, he lifted his head and settled his warm hands on either side of my neck, turning my face toward his. His lips gently touched mine, and when he drew back to look at me, the tender look in his eyes told me everything in his heart.
"Move in with me, Bella."
My eyes searched his, finding only the truth; he wanted us both. For some, this might have been too soon, but we'd been through a lot since Emily's birth. At that moment, everything came together, and I gave the only answer I could. I nodded, my throat suddenly tight with emotion, and I slid my arms around his neck, dragging his mouth back to mine.
Eventually, Edward drew back, letting my lips go.
"I have to move, sweetheart, my legs are going to sleep." He turned his head and glanced over his shoulder. "It's almost one in the morning, too."
We untangled ourselves, turning off the lamp and lying back on the pillows. We pulled the comforter over our cooling bodies, Edward drawing me closer into his side so I could rest my head on his chest and listen to the sound of his heartbeat.
"I love you so much, Edward," I murmured into the quiet of the room.
"Love you, too, sweetheart. Thank you for agreeing to move in with me. I miss you when you're not here." His voice was equally as quiet, rumbling through his chest. He kissed the top of my head and hugged me even closer, his warmth and love surrounding me as I drifted off to sleep.
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