Easing her into the passenger seat, he strapped her inside before going around to the other side.
“You drove here in a car?” she asked.
He didn’t answer her. Zeke felt the anticipation of what was to come.
She stayed silent, sitting back to look out of the window. The scent of her innocence was distracting him. Having a wolf’s scent was not always accurate. At the moment he couldn’t smell if Mary had been with another man. Usually women carried the scent of their partner for a long time. Mary had no other scent beside her own, and it was what drew him to her as well. She could be innocent because of how different she smelled from the rest of her pack, or she could even be a virgin. Shit, he hoped she wasn’t a virgin. What he wanted to do with her was not for a virgin to know.
“Is there a man waiting for you back home?” he asked. It wouldn’t be the first time a woman had fucked him when there was a man waiting for them.
“If I had a man I wouldn’t have agreed to be your toy.” She folded her arms, showing him she was pissed.
“You’d be surprised how many women would have fucked me and then gone back to a human male,” he said.
“I’m not one of them. I would never cheat on a man in my life, ever.” She was silent for several seconds. “How could I even have a man with my … condition?”
“Plenty of women are still out there enjoying men who have the … condition.” He smiled thinking about his own condition. There was nothing wrong with being a wolf. Zeke found being a shifter helped him in his life. The sense of smell helped and also the fact he could hold his own in a fair fight. He’d lived with being a wolf his whole life as he was born into it.
His family had come from a long line of wolves. Zeke hoped to pass it on like his sisters would when they had children. Thinking about his sisters made him somber and reminded him of why he was taking out the other pack.
“Either way, I wouldn’t have agreed to be your toy if there was a man waiting for me.” She spoke the truth, and he admired her for it.
Zeke still wasn’t closer to finding out if she was virgin or not.
“How many partners have you had?” he asked.
She turned and glared at him. “It’s none of your business.”
He moved his way around the road working past a bend. Zeke wondered what Max had done with Jessica. He wasn’t worried about the other man hurting Jessica. They were not monsters, and the girl would be protected.
“Will I be allowed to use a phone when we get to wherever you’re taking me?” she asked.
“Yes. If you think to call the police on me then I’ll kill you.”
Mary burst out laughing. “What would I say? ‘Hey, police officer, I’ve been kidnapped and held against my will because I wanted to protect a woman from being killed. Also, I’m part wolf and this is all pack business.’”
Zeke smiled even though he didn’t want to.
“I may be a half breed, but I know the laws. I cannot bring humans into this.” She turned to look out the window. “I’m alone in this.”
“Do you know who bit you?” he asked, changing the subject. He knew she wouldn’t phone the police. There was no use for the law, and no human would win against a wolf.
She shook her head. “No. I was coming out of work, and there was this dark black dog. At least, I thought it was a dog, and I didn’t think much of it until I collapsed on the pavement within minutes of the bite. I thought I was burning from the inside out.”
Zeke listened as she talked. He liked the sound of her voice and knew he could listen to her all day without a problem. Pulling toward the gate where he and his pack lived during the days of the full moon, he turned to look at her.