‘My problem was comparatively simple,’ Marcus said. ‘One kiss was enough to solve it. But that doesn’t mean one kiss is enough to wake everyone up and end every nightmare. […] That’s okay,’ Marcus whispered to him. ‘One kiss doesn’t need to be enough to let you know that the nightmare is really over.’ Liam swallowed rapidly, the world around him becoming embarrassingly misty. ‘I’m not going anywhere,’ Marcus promised. ‘There’ll be as many kisses as you need.’ Tilting Liam’s head back, Marcus dipped his head and brought their lips together one more time. Liam sighed softly into the kiss and, very slowly, woke up just a little bit more.