She hadn't meant to hit him that hard, it was simply out of reflex; reflex to what he wasn't sure, but she had a suspicion it was because she didn't like what he was doing to her inside. So he'd wanted to kiss her - that'd been a fatal mistake. For him. But if Jimmy Slater wanted a kiss all he usually did was go and get one without build up and consent: why had he wanted to do it differently? And why had she wanted him to?
"Well you thought wrong and you'd better leave before I bust your other lip," she snapped, rather too harshly with her voice quivering. "Go on, Slater, get out."