She only wanted to test and try; she only wanted to taste and pry sweet fruit that dangled high; she wanted to treasure it so why be denied? She only wanted a moment to do an action wholly her own, to choose a path not overgrown with dues and don’ts. She only wanted to see if what was forbidden could be as harmful as she’d been told. She only wanted... too much.
And he, not so bold, only wanted that she be the one who took the fruit and blame and carried all the shame.
The snake wants it all.