Shaker: I didn't do relationships. Because I had been burned.
I didn't do repeats. Because I was burned, again.
I slipped and allowed a repeat. And I was burned for a third time.
Then I found her. Beaten and bruised. I knew only I could protect her. And I wanted to. As a friend.
I wouldn't fall in love with her. I couldn't fall in love with her.
But I did. And it almost killed her.
Contains mature themes.