A couple who have drifted apart for various reasons (not necessarily Star-Crossed Lovers), only to discover they still have feelings for each other when they get together a lot later. The key part of this trope is that the feelings (even if one-sided) persist after their reunion.
((This RP is a high school AU for Saints Row, so every character is in high school. :3 Yay for AU’s! Now let’s get back to the RP!))
Eddie Pryor hissed in pain as he pushed his way towards his first hour class. His ankle was throbbing painfully, but he forced himself to push it away. It was bad enough that he had actually hurt himself, but the way he had done it just made his cheeks heat up in embarrassment. He would’ve been fine if he had just stepped wrong or in some sort of pot hole, but the universe hadn’t been on his side when it happened.
He had hurt himself tripping up a flight of stairs.
At first Eddie thought that the pain would eventually go away and then he’d be fine in the morning, but when he had woken up that morning the pain was the same as it had been the previous day, if anything worse. Any normal, weak person, would have gone to a hospital, but he was not weak. A painful ankle wouldn’t stop him, and he was pretty great at hiding a limp. People wouldn’t ask questions if they knew what was good for them.
He walked into his class and sat down in his seat quickly, very eager to get off of his throbbing ankle. Making sure no one was looking, he casually slid his hands down to both of his ankles to check and see if the hurt one was swollen at all, and sure enough it was slightly swollen. He growled and shook his head in annoyance.
“Fucking perfect,” he hissed, “I really screwed something up…”