Written for this prompt on the GKM
“When Kurt and Blaine finally meet, Blaine is homeless…. Realizing
that Kurt’s soulmate has no home, Burt insists that Blaine move into the
Fills the klainebingo square Soulmates. Also on AO3 here.
Word Count: ~5000. Overall rating NC17, rating for this chapter PG13. This fic will update every Friday, and should end up between 5 and 10 chapters.
Burt Hummel shuffled his papers around on the ostentatious wooden
desk he was sitting at, trying to sort them into some semblance of
order. He had a lot to get through before he could head home, and he was
desperate to be back in his own bed as soon as he could manage it.
Being a Congressman was everything he could have wanted, but it was damn
hard. Sometimes he missed working with cars; seeing his family every
Nancy, his assistant, knocked on the door apologetically. She was a
godsend for Burt, arranging his life so that it was just about
manageable. His calendar was updated multiple times a day, with
reminders sent to his cell phone for any activities which were out of
his normal routine. She booked all his flights to and from DC, fitting
Carole in whenever she was free to accompany him. His emails and
paperwork were all sorted through before they ever reached him, and
pre-arranged into categories for him.
“Mr. Hummel?” No matter how many times Burt had told her to call him
by his first name, she’d never got out of the habit of addressing him
formally. He’d long since give up correcting her. “There are some people
here to see you. I know it’s after hours, but it was the only time they
could get here. I can ask them to come back next week, though, if
you’re too busy?”
The clock on the wall was ticking almost obnoxiously, mocking Burt as
the seconds he’d hoped to steal for his family tapped away.
“I’ll see them. Where are they from?”
“They’re from the young people’s homeless shelter in Westerville.”