Robert stopped in his tracks and Chas’ voice drifted through the hallway to the pub.
“How many times, mum,” Aaron insisted, and Robert’s heart clenched - he didn’t want to eavesdrop, but he didn’t want to interrupt the conversation, “I want this - Robert’s been great to me these past few months, been there for me when I needed him the most.”
“If he hurts you again,” Chas began, but Aaron cut her off.
“I don’t think he will.”
Teen and Up Audiences, 1/1, 1.8k words, all the fluff
For @smittenwithsugden, who sent me the prompt to write them going on a date. I hope you enjoy this darling :)