All other husbands have to step up their game. I AM PUTTING YOU ALL ON NOTICE.
Because this is what Werepenguin just gave me. He saw the commission that the amazingly-sweet and wonderfully-talented @yliseryn did for me of Allura in my wedding dress, and this idea began to form in his mind.
And this? This isn’t just Allura in my wedding dress. It’s Shiro in Werepenguin’s suit & tie. That’s OUR cake with OUR cake topper. And then Louise, being the utter sweetheart she is, added the b&w images. And then Werepenguin asked her for color versions of THOSE.
And, on top of all of this, I now have a 20x30 METAL PRINT of that top image that I can hang in our home so everyone can see it. Because this is how happy the memory of our wedding day makes him, even 8 years out. (Well, almost 8 years; he gave this to me as an early anniversary present because he couldn’t stand to sit on it any longer.)
I cried when he gave it to me. I’m crying a bit now. I married the most wonderful man and he is absolutely the best thing in my life and if there’s anything that proves that it’s that I cannot come up with the words to describe how I feel.
Based off of an amazing wedding planner/florist au fanfic by @ingthing! Ever since Makkachin has been mentioned, I can’t help but imagine them meeting! This fanfic is so cute and amazing! Go check it out!
robert wasn’t the type of person who got overwhelmed. he’d spent his whole life just powering through the things that felt overwhelming, good and bad - chin up and shoulders back, as jack had always said.
or, aaron and robert share a quiet moment alone at their second wedding.
Robert wasn’t the type of person who got overwhelmed. He’d spent his whole life just powering through the things that felt overwhelming, good and bad - chin up and shoulders back, as Jack had always said. That’s how the Sugden’s got through life, never letting anyone or anything get them down, stop them from getting what they wanted.
For better or for worse, his dad had instilled a fierce sort of pride in Robert, in all three of them, and it was something he was never going to be able to shake off, not completely, maybe not at all.
And that pride was exactly why Robert was sitting in a children’s playground, his wedding reception going on without him in the pub, chatter and music pouring out of every open door and window of the Woolpack.
Robert glanced down at the familiar ring on his finger, a new weight added to the metal now, an official marriage license and a legal wedding making him Aaron’s husband officially, on paper now.
He didn’t deserve it, Robert knew that much. He’d done nothing to ever deserve Aaron’s love, had done nothing to deserve the forgiveness Aaron had given him, one too many times now.
The forgiveness that had allowed them to build a life together, properly this time around, no cheating, no secret pregnancies, nothing. It was just the two of them in it this time, eight months of marriage counselling ending with them standing in city hall, applying for a marriage license.
To do it for real this time, Aaron had quipped, a bright smile on his face, and a confidence to the way he held himself that Robert hadn’t realised he’d missed, until it was back. A break up, a make up, a whole lot of therapy, and a few new hobbies, and happy hadn’t felt like such an impossibility anymore.
Thats how Aaron had put it. He’d thought happiness was impossible, once, Aaron plagued by all the things he’d had to suffer in his life, all the ways the universe had done him wrong.
But he was good now, a smile on his face and a snarky smirk in place whenever he decided to drive Robert up the wall, friendly banter and happy teasing taking the place of the fighting, the breaking point they’d spent months on the edge of before they’d had to admit they weren’t going anywhere (anywhere happy, at least.)
And yet somehow, here they were now, married, and happy, an easy sort of routine to their lives together that Robert knew he didn’t deserve.
He hadn’t deserved to get to go on that third first date, with Aaron, hadn’t deserved the smile and the ‘third times a charm, Robert’, hadn’t deserved any of it, but Aaron had always been the better man, the better of the two of them.
Better half took a whole new meaning, when it came to Aaron and Robert.
Robert looked up at the familiar shout, Aaron stalking across the grass toward him, suit jacket and tie long since discarded, shirt sleeves rolled up slightly, his husband clearly feeling the affects of the overly warm pub, and the free flowing alcohol.
Aaron looked gorgeous. More gorgeous than Robert had words for, and he prided himself on never being lost for words, but he had been, had been gobsmacked that afternoon at the registry office as he’d watched Aaron walk up the aisle, Chas holding tightly to his arm, fingers digging into the expensive blue material.
(Tailor made suits, for their second wedding, because it was the second and last.)
“You’re not allowed to abandon me, not when mum’s trying to make me dance,” Aaron said, waggling a bottle of champagne at Robert, one he’d clearly swiped on his way out of the pub.
Robert couldn’t help but crack a smile. Chas hadn’t been the biggest support, when they’d decided to give their relationship another go - not that Robert could blame her for her reluctance to get on board - but they’d found their way in the end.
He and Chas had common ground, after all - Aaron, and Aaron being happy, and so when Aaron’s smile had become a permanent fixture on his face, she’d done her nosey mum routine, and asked when they’d make it legal.
“I just needed a minute,” Robert admitted quietly, knowing Aaron was staring, waiting for an answer. It had all felt a bit overwhelming, as he’d stood at the bar with Zak and Sam, having a pint with the two Dingles, Aaron being cornered by Belle and Charity, the two women determined to make him dance.
It had been overwhelming because it had felt right, felt like home, felt like the blissful forever after they’d been denied at their first wedding. Robert had been in the midst of a group of Dingles, people who’d been out for his blood once upon a time, and he’d felt at home.
It had sort of been the straw that broke the camels back, if Robert was honest, the emotion of the day flooding his every sense at once, and he’d just needed air. if anyone but Aaron had come looking, he’d have said he needed to be alone, too - but well, this was Aaron.
<b><p></b> <b><p></b> <b></b> ~What if MC lived with all the Voltage men in one house?~<p/><b>MC:</b> Alright, I'm going to the store, what do we need?<p/><b>Eisuke:</b> *probs reading a newspaper* Coffee.<p/><b>MC:</b> *looks in pantry* ...Eisuke, we have plenty of coffee...<p/><b>Eisuke:</b> *looks at MC* Coffee.<p/><b>Soryu:</b> We also need eggs.<p/><b>MC:</b> Didn't I just buy some last week?<p/><b>Soryu:</b> ...no<p/><b>Leon:</b> Buy me meatballs<p/><b>MC:</b> You can literally make meatballs out of thin air?!?<p/><b>Leon:</b> *sighs and whispers* they're not as good as yours...<p/><b>Dui:</b> Could you get some more cherries?<p/><b>MC:</b> Yeah, but I can only get one fruit so...cherries?<p/><b>Scorpio:</b> !<p/><b>Scorpio:</b> Apples.<p/><b>MC:</b> You want apples? But I just bought some...*looks at empty apple bag* Scorpio!<p/><b>Scorpio:</b> *coughs and looks away*<p/><b>Tsumugu:</b> Why don't you just get strawberries instead? They're having a sale today, buy three and get the forth free<p/><b>MC:</b> Four packets of strawberries is a lot don't you think?<p/><b>Tsumugu:</b> ...<p/><b>MC:</b> ...<p/><b>MC:</b> I'll just get all three then...but then I'll have to cut something off the list...<p/><b>Minato:</b> *looks at her paper* Get rid of the marshmallows, they're too sweet.<p/><b>Ichigo:</b> Yeah, don't have anything too sweet on there. Cross out marshmallows.<p/><b>Aigonorus:</b> *wakes up from deep sleep* Don't you dare...<p/><b>MC:</b> ...er...okay, I'll just get rid of some of these vegetables, we still have plenty left over<p/><b>Ryuzo:</b> *gasps loudly as she tries to cross it off*<p/><b>Ren:</b> Yes<p/><b>Wilfred:</b> Do it<p/><b>Ryuzo:</b> MC! HOW MANY TIMES HAVE I TOLD YOU THAT YOU NEED TO EAT YOUR VEGETABLES! WHY DON'T YOU LISTEN?!<p/><b>MC:</b> Shh, okay okay, vegetables stay!<p/><b>Ren:</b> *look of utter disgust as she underlines broccoli*<p/><b>MC:</b> *sighs* Anything else?<p/><b>Mamoru:</b> Buy me some cigarettes, kid<p/><b>MC:</b> Mamoru, no. Food only.<p/><b>Kaoru:</b> Could you buy me some too? I'm running out.<p/><b>MC:</b> I'm not getting cigarettes!<p/><b>Subaru:</b> *walks in room* Cigarettes? Oh, you getting some?<p/><b>MC:</b> No!<p/><b>Kunihiko:</b> Aw, why?<p/><b>MC:</b> ...I have asthma! The entire house should be a smoke-free zone!<p/><b>Subaru:</b> ...Okay but, we don't have to smoke here.<p/><b>MC:</b> Guys. No. Food.<p/><b>Yamato:</b> *looks at list* you don't have enough meat to cook with. You should get some more.<p/><b>Hinata:</b> Yeah! More meat!<p/><b>MC:</b> Meat is expensive! *looks at list* There's no way I can get everything, you guys are practically asking me to buy the whole store!<p/><b>Eisuke:</b> Stop whining. *throws loads of cash at her* Buy me coffee.<p/><b>MC:</b> ...<p/><b>Eisuke:</b> ...did I stutter?<p/><b>MC:</b> O-okay...who wants to come with me?<p/><b>Literally everyone:</b> Me/I will!<p/></p><p/></p><p/></p>
So, my sister has been playing Speak Now by Taylor Swift on repeat for the past week and a half. I tried to push it out of my head, but I couldn’t so this came to be. I think it came out a little more angsty than I was planning, and I’m not entirely sure how I feel about it. I think I’m a bit rusty.
Word Count: 6,593
Summary: Riley is back in New York for work, but it so happens to be the weekend of Lucas’ wedding. Will his wedding happen, or will he realize that Riley has always been the one?
An update on the Road Trip: I’m trying to write this next chapter, but I am having major writer’s block with this specific chapter. Every time I try to finish it, my mind goes blank. So, I’m going to keep trying and I’ll have it out as soon as I can. I just don’t know when that will be. I’m sorry.