do i chase the night (or does the night chase me)
Summary: Not long after making it back from Scarif, Cassian is surprised by a knock on his door in the middle of the night. (Cassian/Jyn)
Rating: All Ages || Word Count: 1168
Cassian jolted awake, breath caught in his chest, screams locked up as a lump in throat. He’d hoped when he collapsed into bed earlier that evening that the nightmares would be banished for a night due to sheer exhaustion.
He swung his legs over the side of the bed with a grimace and started working on regulating his breathing, on pushing the nightmare images out of his head. A shuddering breath escaped him and Cassian glanced back at his pillow longingly, knowing it was probably too much to ask to get some more sleep tonight.
He was just reaching for a datapad to catch up on reviewing some mission reports when there was a soft knock on his door.
Cassian frowned and struggled to his feet, at a loss as to who would be at his door at this time of night. When the door snicked open he was greeted with the sight of a small person with a blanket around their shoulders starting to walk away.
He blinked, certain he was imagining things. “Jyn?”