AU, Klaine, 1700 words, A03
What if they had all met in the corner outside the loft? AU after season 5; Blaine went back to Lima after the breakup, but Kurt stayed in New York.
Note: this was meant to be a one-shot reaction fic, but it looks like it is continuing… Read the first chapter on A03.
Blaine’s heart had been racing as he and Sam headed off to the train station after their awkward coffee date with Kurt, Rachel, Tina and Artie. He had been worried about seeing Kurt today for so long, it was a relief that it was finally over. He had made it through. He had sat there and answered his friends’ questions like a normal human being, or at least a reasonable facsimile of one. And Kurt had smiled at him. Although after Blaine had been entirely unable to give a real smile back in return, Kurt’s glances had gotten increasingly more concerned, especially after he blurted out that bit about being depressed. Still, the meeting had been entirely different than Blaine had imagined. The angry, exasperated Kurt that had lashed out at him that horrible night of their breakup was gone, replaced by someone new.
And to make the afternoon even more unbelievable, Kurt had apologized. “I’m so, so sorry,” Kurt had said. “For everything. What I said to you, how I said it. That I couldn’t be what you needed.” Blaine really didn’t know what to do with that. No idea at all.
He and Sam were settled in their seats on the train, Sam listening to music on his iPod while Blaine sat with his journal open in front of him. So far he had written “Met everyone on the corner by the loft. Kurt was there.” But no other words would come.
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