Her response is not as immediate, and feeling a little crestfallen, I turn away and decide to go on my run. But as I open the door the ping from my inbox pulls me back.
From: Anastasia Steele Subject: Internet Research Date: May 23 2011 17:59 To: Christian Grey Mr. Grey, What would you suggest I put into a search engine? Ana
Shit! Why didn’t I think about this? I could have given her some books. Numerous websites spring to mind—but I don’t want to frighten her off. Perhaps she should start with the most vanilla…
From: Christian Grey Subject: Internet Research Date: May 23 2011 18:02 To: Anastasia Steele Miss Steele, Always start with Wikipedia. No more e-mails unless you have questions. Understood? Christian Grey CEO, Grey Enterprises Holdings, Inc.
I get up from my desk, thinking she won’t respond, but as usual she surprises me and does. I can’t resist.
From: Anastasia Steele Subject: Bossy! Date: May 23 2011 18:04 To: Christian Grey Yes…Sir. You are so bossy. Ana