Friday, May 6, 2011

CBWR? Chapter 73

Author’s notes:
This early morning post is brought to you courtesy of my work, who woke me up at 4:00am and I couldn’t get back to sleep, and She Viking, who wanted to finally get a chance to get to a new chapter before the Americans. ;)

Well, at least it didn’t seem to be totally stupid.

Chapter 73:
Bella’s hand finally unclenched my shoulder and ran down my arm.  She wrapped me up in a hug, which I returned wholeheartedly.  We kissed softly a few times – no tongues or anything, just gentle and slow. 
“That was really incredible,” Bella said.  I looked away from her for a minute, trying to keep my smirk to a bare minimum, but I couldn’t pretend hearing her say that didn’t make me want to go stand on the top of that monstrous tower and scream “Bella Swan came all over my hand!!!”
She probably wouldn’t appreciate the gesture.
“Anytime you like,” I responded instead.  I kissed her forehead and squirmed a little when her fingertips brushed lightly over my sides.  Her hand moved to rub across my stomach before she started heading down again.  I grabbed her wrist and brought her hand back to my hip, placing it there firmly.  I shook my head at her.
“Don’t do that,” I said.
“Shouldn’t I…return the favor?” Bella said quietly.
“No,” I said.  I shook my head again.  “It’s your early birthday present, not mine.
How was I supposed to explain that I already owed her one?  She’d had my cock in her mouth and let me come down her throat the very first night I met her.  It seemed like so fucking long ago, and I really didn’t consider that experience to be anything like what I felt with her now – orgasm or not.  Now that I knew what she had gone through, I wished to God the first night had never happened.  The last thing I wanted to do was remind her of it, though.
“That’s not really…fair…is it?” Bella inquired.
I swallowed hard.  I didn’t think this was something I could explain to her.  You can’t exactly come out with your best Andrew Dice Clay impersonation and say “Yo, bitch – it’s payback for the blowjob.”  At the very least, I didn’t want to bring the shit up at all, because what was happening right at this moment was pretty good, and I didn’t want to fuck it up.  There were probably a dozen completely unknown to me ways of fucking it up, and since I didn’t know what they were, I might still do them.  This one though – I knew this would fuck it up.  This would fuck it up royally. 
Besides, women didn’t seem to find Andrew Dice Clay impersonations very funny.  I was never sure exactly why.
I had to think of something to say to her though, or she was going to push the issue.  I could see the look in her eyes – the one that usually led to her laying it on the line for me and me giving into whatever she wanted, no matter how stupid an idea it was.  I didn’t think I could go with something quite as lame as “it’s bedtime,” though.  Then I actually had what might have been a brilliant thought. 
Well, at least it didn’t seem to be totally stupid.
“I’m saving myself for our wedding night,” I said with a smile.
Bella laughed and shook her head.
“Okay,” she agreed with a shrug and a furrowed brow.  “Are you sure there’s nothing you want?”
I kept my eyes on hers as I slowly reached out and took her chin in my fingers.  I kissed her one more time, and then my hand traveled slowly over her shoulder, down her arm, and to her hand, where I could wrap her fingers in mine.  I pulled her hand up in front of my body, held it against my chest for a moment, and then brought it up to kiss the backs of her knuckles.
With one more look into her eyes, I placed the palm of her hand against my cheek and released it.  I then snuggled my head into that cozy little spot between her neck and shoulder.  I didn’t seem to need to say anything else – Bella just immediately pushed all my hair back off my forehead and away from my ear with her fingertips before her hand starting caressing me from my temple to my chin and back again.
It felt like heaven.
If I was good – sometimes I could have what I wanted, right?

Chapter End notes:
Does anyone remember Andrew Dice Clay?  Does anyone who remembers him wish they didn’t?
Next chapter…maybe later today/tonight.  Probably.  We’ll see.  I may have to go replenish my martini fixings first.
HAPPY FRIDAY!

64 comments:

  1. AWW he is so cute sometimes...when is he going to get a clue that she really does care about him? maybe you should hit him in the head with a brick or something LOL

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  2. Yea we got a chapter before the US! Lol

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  3. SHOOT i wanted to be the first comment at 5:30 int he morning. oh well.
    dice. have you seen him lately? so ugly. he;s like a cross between the old elvis and the fonzi. ugggh. he did NOT age gracefully!!!haha!!!!

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  4. He was pretty ugly in the early 90's... I have to admit, I did like some of his rewritten nursery rhymes. "Little Boy Blew - He needed the money!!!" (Lord, there must be something wrong with me)

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  5. Wow. He's being so good at the moment... or trying to be. He's certainly becoming more self-aware. So sweet that what he wanted--errr, *one* of the things he wanted--was a cuddle. ;)

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  6. I have no idea who Andrew Dice Clay is but im guessing thats a good thing? haha
    Yay for the update it was nice to wake up to :) I hate my college and stuff I usually feel like I miss few days but at least all the updates are ready for me to read at once! :D Edward is showing is softer side more and more its making my heart melt

    AnastasiaCullen88/RachPayne88
    xx

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  7. He can be really cute when he wants.


    I loved the chapter...Thanks for the update.

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  8. nothing wrong with you ...i loved his rewritten nursery rhymes

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  9. ok my morning became a little better...waking up with Doofy in my box. that was nice of him not to request the favor be repaid. i blocked out the bj from the first day.

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  10. Yep, I know who Andrew Dice Clay is, one of my DH's friends loves The Adventures of Ford Fairlane and made us watch it :-) I wonder how Doofusward knows who he is - he was a bit before his time.. LOL You know, Savage if he keeps going, we might have to rename Doofus, being he is being very "unDoofusy". Can't wait to see what he has in store for Bella..

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  11. oh....just give him a minute. LOL

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  12. Andrew Dice Clay is the best door man ever in Pretty in Pink!! Love how tender they can be even doofus.

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  13. I had to Google Andrew Dice Clay. Nice rhymes LOL

    Awwww Doofy wants to cuddle, he's so sweet sometimes, and he doesn't even know that. His request reminded my of H&D Edward :)

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  14. He is adorable! *be still my heart*

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  15. Well, Edward, that was really really sweet. You're a quick learner...lets see if it really lasts.

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  16. I love how she realizes what he really needs ;)

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  17. This is a lovely chapter with Bella and Edward happy and at ease. Edward's thinking gives very good results and he learns that he may do it right, if he tries. I love the way you show how Edward feels: "I couldn't pretend hearing her say that didn't make me want to go stand on the top of that monstrous tower and scream...". The moment at the end is so tender and loving!

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  18. Well, he got it right and we had our little bit of sweetward. Go replenish that martini!!

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  19. This was a nice way to wake up. Thanks.
    I like sweet Edward but I don't know why I keep expecting him to fuck it up big time.

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  20. wow edward just takes my breath away and makes my heart flutter!! mmmhmmm he's so frickin hot n sexy n considerate? i don't think he's a doofus anymore! lol

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  21. Andrew Dice Clay? Really? Geez, what a goober he is. Oh and btw, I do remember pudding pops!! Gah, that was a looonnggg time ago. Remember Bill Cosby doing those commercials? Atleast I think it was him.

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  22. So tender... so sweet that he just wanted to lay his head down on her, hold her to him and for Bella to caress his face. It is such a loving gesture. I wonder will Bella realize that he feels bad when she feels obligated to please him... what it reminds him of? I hope they talk more about their feelings for each other, why she is still in high school, his wanting to quit his illegal businesses for her, and wanting to be together ... before all hell brakes loose with either who ever is following them, that Lee guy or Daddy Cop takes after them weilding a gun.

    More getting closer times for them, PLEASE? And thank-you. Oh and so sorry you had to get up so early. I was so happy to see you updated though. Go sleep on the job now... okay.

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  23. Yeah, I remember Andrew Dice Clay: UGH.

    Oh Edward, glad he was thinking with his brain there, in realizing that vocalizing his thoughts would totally ruin the moment.

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  24. Very sweet! He was kind and gentle and caring! Wow! He is trying, thats for sure! He even managed not to piss her off! Anxious to see if her dreams return or if they just snuggle up together and sleep thru the night.

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  25. omg u'r killing me here .. he's so cute and affection deprived it' killing me ..
    that was too sweet .. i don't think he can see how he changed .. how obvious his feelings for her r .. but i bet she does .. oh Edward .. poor Edward ..
    lovely chapter .. very short but lovely

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  26. Hurry with those Martini fixings, because what is a TGIF celebration without a couple of Martinis? And I have no idea who
    Andrew Dice Clay is.I loved that Doofus didn't screw up and found an excuse she would accept. Him snuggling into her is so sweet and shows that he isn't a total sociopath devoid of all emotions. He feels comfortable around her and trusts her enough to relax.

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  27. Awww....so sweet.

    I totally wish I could forget Andrew Dice Clay!

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  28. I can completely see why he's frequently thinking he'll probably f*ck things up, what with Andrew Dice CLay popping up on his shoulder with comments. hilarious It's amazing he doesn't put his foot in his mouth more often.
    Andrew Dice Clay, isn't he the one that played Fat Bastard in the Austin Powers, 'The Spy Who Shagged Me' movie? he he
    Yeah, E's getting what he really needs.
    Happy Friday back at ya;D)

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  29. AAAAAAWWWWWW!!!! That is so sweet.

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  30. He's become so sweet I guess you're going to have to kill him, right? LOL + sobbing.

    I remember ADC. He was pretty horrible although. What was worse was that woman thought that he was hot. Didin't he have a movie with Lauren Holly or something? Wasn't that asshole blowhard a sex symbol? Umm...

    Anyway, Happy Friday to you. Enjoy your martinis!

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  31. Do I remember?!?!?...

    "Little Miss Muffett, sat on her tuffett, eating her curds and whey.... den down came da spider, who sat down beside her, and said WHAT'S IN DA BOWL, BITCH?!......Oh!" ~ Andrew Dice Clay

    Hahahaha! xD

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  32. I guess I'm crazy because I always thought ADC was hilarious. Lol

    BTW, I've been loving the last few chapters. Doofus is learning and I'm going to be sad if he doesn't get the girl in the end... :(

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  33. austenbrontemeyerMay 6, 2011 at 12:15 PM

    ADC needed to come up with a persona which was funny and would garner him stage time and the bucks so he created Dice. Dice as the caricature of an unintelligent but gorgeous, man whore, cigarette smoking badass havin way too much fun, was hysterical in a raw way as it was, poking fun and ridiculing guys like that.

    He should have gone further to separate himself from the character though. Of course, most if not all of what he said was socially reprehensible so when he began apologizing personally and acting like Dice he was done for. I saw an interview where he broke down and cried apologizing for something I cannot remember. I remember wanting to give him a hug though. I mean we all make mistakes, right?

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  34. austenbrontemeyerMay 6, 2011 at 12:26 PM

    : ) You see, this is why we read you:

    I kept my eyes on hers as I slowly reached out and took her chin in my fingers. I kissed her one more time, and then my hand traveled slowly over her shoulder, down her arm, and to her hand, where I could wrap her fingers in mine. I pulled her hand up in front of my body, held it against my chest for a moment, and then brought it up to kiss the backs of her knuckles.
    With one more look into her eyes, I placed the palm of her hand against my cheek and released it. I then snuggled my head into that cozy little spot between her neck and shoulder.
    So nice...

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  35. See? If he just thinks a little bit before he opens his mouth and blurts out words, he can be really sweet, and kind of funny, with his saving himself for his wedding night comment. Loved that! And I think he is getting the idea of cuddling down pat too.

    And yes, now that you mention him I do remember Andrew Dice Clay, which thankfully I only "remember" him when someone mentions him. Thanks for that by the way! lol! Bella probably would not remember him since he was probably before her time, but I am still glad Edward did not quote him...that would not have been good...not good at all.

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  36. Contented sigh... Very nice. They are so sweet with each other now.

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  37. God...after every chapter...I just want to say....oh doofy....and give him a cuddle.

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  38. waving my hand>> yes I remember Andrew Dice Clay.... now i am waving both hands>>yes i wish i did not remember .... Bella is turning Edward into mush.. and he likes it...

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  39. Aw how sweet he can be.

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  40. I haven't looked for how many people do remember Andrew Dice Clay, but I was smiling to myself as I read that...because my ex-husband couldn't quite understand why I didn't find him funny at all! Dirty jokes can be funny, sexist jokes can be funny, completely disrespectful sexist jokes are seldom, if ever, funny!


    But Edward is learning, and he really, really wants to please Bella, and look after her. He really cares deeply for her and is trying oh so hard!

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  41. You get an A+ for an Andrew Dice Clay reference. I totally forgot about him.

    This chapter was totally sweet and I'm glad that Edward is thinking things through before he says them. He gets himself into trouble by not doing that.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  42. How could I not remember Andrew Dice Clay when hubs won't let me forget, yeah he likes to do the ADC impersonation thing too and doesn't get why I don't find it as hilarious as he does. So yeah you had me in a fit of giggles at that point cuz I could totally relate!

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  43. you showed our age with pudding pops now you are showing our age with andrew dice clay!! you gotta stop that!!! glad to see our doofus did something right for a change you're coming along nicely ed!!!

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  44. I am so proud of him!!! He has come such a long way. He is finally getting and doing thinga right. Add to it not upsetting Bella!!!!!
    What else could I say? Great work!!! ;)

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  45. I definately remember ADC. I loved him. I never took what he said personally, he was a comedian and some of the SH$# that came out of his mouth was priceless.

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  46. LOL! Yay for SheViking! And OI on work! Thanks for making your loss our gain, though!! So hot and tender and awwww. :D You really know how to inspire both my imagination and certain parts of my anatomy! lol


    Thanks for writing and sharing!!!

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  47. glad he didn't go the andrew dice clay route

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  48. Well, hell. I do believe Doofy just made me swoon---- "I pulled her hand up in front of my
    body, held it against my chest for a moment, and then brought it up to
    kiss the backs of her knuckles.
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    I liked that he didn't want her to "return the favor." Well, okay he did, but
    he kept himself in check. He wanted it solely to be about her.


    Eventually
    tho, he's gonna have to give in and get past those feelings of guilt; bc she's going to want to give him pleasure too.... Not out
    of obligation of being a slave but out
    of feeling something for him (whatever that is at this point) and having the freewill to act on her desires.


    Its a little ridiculous and embarrassing how excited I am for birthday.


    I feel really out of the loop here. I have no idea who this ADC guy is. Fortunately, I always have Google to enlighten me!

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  49. I love Andrew Dice Clay. What was that movie he was in? It was hysterical. Wonder where he is now!

    B
    ut good call on Edward's part not quoting him. I'm thinking Bella might not appreciate his attempt at humor! LOL!!

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  50. edward's not completly stupid i guess

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  51. Edwards EternalMay 7, 2011 at 7:11 PM

    Andrew Dice Clay - there is a blast from the past.. and it can stay there .....
    he needs her tenderness... oh doofus.. every so often my heart breaks for you cause you are so lost and did not even know it...but Bella does....
    Sheviking.. she deserves the treat. One talented and sweet lady... of course as her beta I may be rather biased... but I think not...

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  52. Sure, I remeber ADC, some of his shit was funny, though it was all chauvanistic.


    This was great and Edward seems to be figuring things out bit by bit, which is the best that you can realistically expect. I'm really enjoying the pace at which things are developing. It just feels right.

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  53. Andrew Dice Clay? Girl you are just too twisted for color TV, but I loved it. Yeah, the Diceman doesn't appeal to many women, however, I just remember him outside that club in Pretty in Pink...that works for me..lol

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  54. Bravo Edward! He did a good job at avoiding an explanation
    that would have been painful for the both of them. I'm glad he realizes the
    difference between having sex and making love. Finally! That's why he wishes
    that first night between them never happened.

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  55. He's actually getting smart.  

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  56.  that #KingKong moment was soooooo effin #Priceless!!!!!!! wit da whole "Eiffel Tower screamin Bella Swan came all over my hand" bit.......hahaaaaaaaaaa. And "The wantin to save myself for our wedding nite" sooooooooo typical of Edward Cullen, evn in the Saga............hahahaaaaaaaa. 

    But i always find his restraints endearing........really shows that its nt jus about the speed for him, well at least this time around. He really wants tings to b right. and seeing that tings nevr evr really do wrk out for him, the effort should be greatly appreciated right?!??! i love that he jus wants to lay there and cuddle her while she caresses him!!!!! How INTIMATE is dat?!?!? 

    Ok, so i'm goin 2 bed......second nite in a row readin past 3a.m. But tomoro, i'm totally divin head first into this ting!!!!!!!! Cant stay away for too long!!!!

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  57. Andrew who?  Yummy lime, can't wait for the lemon.

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  58. I remember him and Lord knows I wish I didn't! LOL

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  59. They really need to have a good talk, he needs to stop being a pussy and man up.  Seriously he wants to have sex with her but not a grown up conversation??? Ever the doofus!!

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  60. Yes Edward mad a good choice...ADClay is not a quotable romantic.

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  61. Awww, that's a sweet one!! Doofus gets a lot of scooby snacks for that one :)

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  62. How could I not remember Andrew Dice Clay when hubs won't let me forget, yeah he likes to do the ADC impersonation thing too and doesn't get why I don't find it as hilarious as he does. So yeah you had me in a fit of giggles at that point cuz I could totally relate!

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  63. That was sweet, glad he didn't ruin it.

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