’I am an optimist. I choose to be. There is a lot of darkness in our world, there is a lot of pain and you can either choose to see that or you can choose to see the joy. If you try to respond positively to the world, you’ll spend your time better.’
Tom Hiddleston, inspirational human being since 1981
A/N: They got really feelsy. I don’t know what to say. I tried to steer them to something light and effervescent and they were not. Having. It. This is the story they wanted to tell. I hope you like it. ;)
“That’s it!” you say, slamming your book shut and looking over at Tom in the seat next to you.
“What’s it, darling?” he says, still looking at the screen of his iPad, reading some terrible commentary on a Greek tragedy, or a Greek history, or something Greek anyway.
“Tom. Look at me.”
He snaps his eyes to yours and you ignore the little sparkle-thrill in the pit of your stomach (still, after all this time).
“Tom, that’s it. That’s enough.” You reach your hand over and cover his.
“That. All the sighing.” You smile at him. “Has it really been that bad at work?”