The priest began to speak.
"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to witness the joining of this man and this woman in holy matrimony ...
Austin stared at Juliet; she was so beautiful.
The priest continued to speak.
"If any man can show just cause, why they may not lawfully be joined together, let him now speak, or else forever hold his peace ...
Austin tensed slightly, sweeping his gaze over those who were seated.
No one stood up.
The priest spoke once again.
"Austin, do you take this woman as your lawfully wedded wife, in sickness and in health, till death parts us?
Austin didn't hesitated, keeping his gaze on Demitrique.
The priest spoke again.
"And Demitrique, do you take this man as your lawfully wedded husband, in sickness and in health, till death parts us?