“That’s a really nice candle. Where did you get it?”
“It is, isn’t it? I made it myself; a special oil blend I developed to be particularly relaxing. What do you think of the scent?”
I took a deeper breath, really letting it in. “I um… I think… it’s kinda hard to think? But… I don’t mind.”
“That’s right. You don’t mind that it’s hard to think. You can just relax. You can just rest, here in my arms.”
I sank into her arms, and all was right with the world. She petted my head as I drifted deeper and deeper into bliss.