He took her calloused hands in his, his gaze falling to her arm again.
His hands were rough and calloused, but his touch was light and opened the comforting flow of energy between them.
She gasped and pulled away, but not before his thumb grazed her calloused palm.
A calloused, human hand picked her up.
You feel you're too calloused to recapture your 1st love.