Summary – You and
Steve were supposed to have spent the rest of your lives together, but lies and
betrayal tore you apart. A family tragedy forces you to leave your life
in the city and return to the Montana ranch you used to call home. Can you and
Steve forget the past and find love again?
Warnings – None
Word Count – 1,473
Notes – Well, Steve didn’t make it into this part, but
he’ll definitely be in the next part.
That’s when things really start to get interesting. I’m still so excited for a bearded Steve
Rogers, in boots and a cowboy hat, sitting on a horse!!! Anyway, I hope you enjoy!! As always, feel free to leave me any comments
“I’m sure Bailey can
talk to the family, explain what happened.
I can make the arrangements, go with you to your apartment. I don’t think you should be alone right now.”
You took Mark’s face
in your hands as you gently kissed his cheek.
“Thank you, you’re the best friend in the world. Right now, what I need is some time alone to
process all of this. I would feel better
if you talked to Mr. Frampton, you were there in the OR, and you’ll be able to
answer his questions better than Miranda can.”
You slowly got up off
the couch and grabbed a couple of tissues from the box on the edge of Miranda’s
desk to dry your eyes. Mark walked up behind
and wrapped his arms around you. “If
that’s what you want, you know I’ll do anything for you. You just have to ask.”
You turned around to
face him. “I appreciate it, Mark. I may just take you up on that. I haven’t been home in years, but I guess it’s
finally time I made it back to Wolf Creek, even if it is to say goodbye one
You changed out of your surgical scrubs and made your way
toward your car. It had just started
raining and you thought that the weather fit your mood perfectly at the
moment. You sat in your car, watching
the water run down the windshield as the tears ran down your cheeks. You thought of all the missed opportunities
you’d had over the years to spend time with your father. You hadn’t been home since you’d left for
college, and now regret was sitting heavily upon your heart. Thankfully, he’d been to Seattle a few times
over the years, so you’d had a chance to at least see him before he died.