Credit: David Gray/The CW ©2011 The CW Network, LLC. Photo: Charles and Dawn Examine the Book of Shadows in The Secret Circle Episode 8:

According to Charles’ (Gale Harold) mom, the ever-youthful Grandma Kate, Charles has been in love with Dawn (Natasha Henstridge) since high school. And who can blame him? She’s totally banging... in a lace-covered, ‘90s way.

For weeks we’ve watched Charles’ attempts to make a move on his crush on The Secret Circle, including romantic boat rides, sexy crystal magic, and extreme hair floppery, but Dawn just isn’t having it. To make matters worse, these two are pretending to be a couple, which must be the most sexually frustrating experience ever for poor Charles.

This week, Charles and Dawn finally locked lips in a moment of slow-motion glory. It was passionate, it was zoomed-in, and yes, it was sloppy. It left us feeling a unique mixture of ecstasy and nausea. Was Charles and Dawn’s mack attack pure sweetness or even more awkward that watching your own parents lock lips?

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