Aden pulled him into his arms and kissed him. If a bolt of lightning had shot from the sky and hit him, Aden wouldn’t have felt so electrified. He melted into Brody as if they’d been welded together. No gentleness in this kiss, it was raw power. There was a load roaring in Aden’s ears and he thought for a moment it was the sea rising up to sweep over them before he realized it was just the blood rushing in his ears. Energy tore through his limbs, turning silica into cement and fixing him to the spot.