His arms slid around her as well and he let himself kiss her, long and hard, and pulled back only slowly, grinning at her.
"Gods, Kira, you are gorgeous! I love how you shine." A pause. "Even without the new glow." And then he was kissing her again, nipping at her lips, and snuggling her close, with hands that started to wander.
She was inspiring feelings in him that were flaring high.