"I'm sure you'll manage quite admirably," Arelyn told Jyot. Her voice was level and sincere, but her eyes twinkled with barely concealed amusement. Having another woman on the ship was certainly turning out better than she had expected. Ali clearly knew how to press the lusty engineer's buttons.
She held out her hand for Jyot to shake as well, but as she gripped his, she squeezed tight and pulled him close. "Oh, and just because we don't count doesn't give you free rein to ogle us," she told him sweetly, her flashing blue eyes inches away from his own. "Got it, Tyrell?"