Let Your Heart Be Light (60680 words) by callistawolf
Fandom: Arrow (TV 2012)
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Oliver Queen/Felicity Smoak
Characters: Oliver Queen, Felicity Smoak, Thea Queen, Roy Harper, Tommy Merlyn, Moira Queen, Walter Steele, Laurel Lance, Sara Lance, Malcolm Merlyn
Additional Tags: Alternate Universe, Christmas, Romance, Friends to Lovers, Fake/Pretend Relationship, Romantic Fluff, Angst and Fluff and Smut, Eventual Smut
Summary: Here’s how things ended up with Oliver and Felicity.
Author’s Note: THANK YOU to everyone who has followed along with this story. Your excitement has been wonderful for me, as a writer. I love seeing your enthusiasm and while this story was written and finished over a month ago, it helped me motivate to get the chapters posted in a timely manner. The best thing ever have been the messages that tell me this story has enhanced their holiday spirit. You are all the best readers and I hope you have the BEST Christmas ever. This epilogue is my gift to you (I didn’t originally have one).
I guess now I have to think up another story to write! O.o
You can also read this chapter on Ao3 or FF
Five Weeks Later
Oliver sipped at his scotch and watched from the side of the room while some friends of Felicity’s from Applied Sciences talked to Tommy and Laurel. His best friend had his arm around Laurel’s waist and they looked relaxed and natural together. He smiled, happy for his friends. His eyes searched the room until he found Felicity, deep in conversation with Walter, probably about work. He smirked and took another drink.
They were back at the cabin again, but this time the Christmas decorations were gone from sight. In their place were red, pink and white flowers in vases and crepe paper hearts that Thea had insisted on hanging everywhere. It was Valentine’s Day and the living room of the cabin was swathed in all things romance. Even the music playing over the sound system was sappily sweet. A year ago, Oliver would have rolled his eyes and refused to participate in this schmaltzy party. This year, however, he had a vested interested. That and this party was being thrown, in part, for him. And for Felicity.
This was their engagement party.
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