...ft to you..(huff)... dear one." With that, I sensed hir orgasm and the release of the gift of life into me. That was more than enough to trigger my final climax and we both shuddered and cried out with the gratification of our desires.
For a while, we just laid there, still united both in body and spirit. Finally we disengaged ourselves and I said to Midnight, "My deepest thanks for your gift. I will always treasure this moment." Thus our mating was fully consumated.
We were to make love several more times that night, but it was the first time that was, and always would be, of the most significance. The act of making love came easily to our species, but the creation of a new life was always a serious and meaningful event. And as this was to be my first, it was an especially moving and emotional occasion. There were tears of joy in my eyes as I put my hands around Midnight's face and simply kissed hir.
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That had been two days ago. Now we were on our way to the foxtaur community to meet Garrek's family. I was looking forward to exploring some of this wonderful country that seemed to go on forever. I was high on the joy of life. My chakat sense of inner-being told me that the mating was a success and I was pregnant. Tonight I would announce it and share my happiness with my family. At last I truly knew how my sister felt when shi announced shi was with child. I...