You'll never know" Gail choked out.
She turned her face into the curve of his neck. Even if I could tell you, you couldn't begin to understand."
"Hey," Rand said, holding her tight. "I don't need any details. I couldn't care less about your past."
"You say that now," she began, "but later"
He grasped her by the shoulders and gently shook her. "Will you listen to me? As God is my witness, Gail, the past means nothing to me. Yours or mine."
You don't know what you're saying!"
He shook her again. "I know what I'm feeling,
Do you?" she challenged sadly, her heart sinking.
For as soon as Rand discovered who she really was and why she had come to Texas, he would no longer love her.
He would despise her.