Characters: Lily, Robin, Barney
Rating: K+/T (minimal cursing)
Prompt from otpprompts
Time Period: Sometime after Robin and Barney’s wedding (maybe 2015?)
Lily rubbed the sleep from her eyes, and blinked at the tall, slim figure standing in her doorway.
"Robin?" She asked, still stuck in a state of slumber. "What are you doing here? What time is it?"
Robin’s eyes were a deep blue, almost purple in the dark tint of the night; the moonlight from a nearby window barely illuminated her pale skin. Beyond the violet of her eyes was a manic, crazed stare, with dark circles under each lid, worsening their appearance.
"I thought it was all in my head. I thought I was being paranoid. You know? But now, I know I’m not. Its true."
Robin’s voice had a coarseness in it, one that came from a combination of sleep deprivation and crying. Her fists were balled at her sides, holding in the anger that was building within her.
"Paranoid about what?" Lily couldn’t tell if this was a vivid dream, or if her best friend had really lost her mind.
"I should’ve seen it coming. I should’ve known. I had my suspicions, no doubt. I mean, come on, he’s Barney. Who wouldn’t be suspicious? But then again … he’s Barney. And I just thought that after everything … I just thought he wouldn’t do this. Not to me. That was foolish of me.”
Robin’s maniacal tone worsened, awaking Lily, drawing out concern in her expression. Lily grabbed Robin’s arm and sat her down on the couch.
"Calm down. What are you talking about?"
"The business trips, the late night phone calls, the mysterious emails." Robin put her head in her hands, "God, I was really hoping I was wrong about this …"
"Robin, are you saying—"
"Barney’s cheating on me."
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