I ran down the stairs, and jumped. I pulled Ara down from near the ceiling, and pulled him into the hall. He looked me up and down. "Nice." he muttered. I blushed.
"Ara, I think Jyll's gone into that place we stopped Hola from going earlier, the Thing's gone to who knows where, and..." I paused at the end.
"And?" asked Ara.
"And...*sigh*...I love you. I'm going after Jyll." I looked into Ara's shocked eyes, kissed his lips tenderly, and opened the door that spelled doom, and walked in, closing the ddor after me.