headcanon: Bethany had a peripheral involvement with the Lothering chantry; she hung around there enough, getting to know which Templars to avoid, that she got to know some of the Sisters and Mothers, too. one of the Mothers ran the garden, and Bethany loved to help her plant and weed and caretake.
the year the Blight began, the garden had a bit of a hard time. Bethany poured as much love as she could into those plants, in particular a rosebush that had always been her favorite. in hindsight, a bit of magic may have leaked in along with the love she gave, because the rosebush had one blossom that refused to die.
that rose was Leliana’s rose, and the rose that Alistair gave to the Warden. all that hope, all that love, was because of Bethany.
Kaidan and Lola’s little moments 1/
∞ - That moment when they forget the pain and make a plan and it is just like old times. He can’t stop watching, even when the ground literally shakes them off their feet. He sees her for the first time in forever.