“we’ve been nothing but friends for our whole lives but then we played seven minutes in heaven on a dare and now i think i might actually be in love with you”
Ch 1, Ch 2, Ch. 3, Ch 4, Ch 5, (extra), Ch 6, Ch 7, Ch 8, FF
A/N: Won’t say much about this chapter except…you’re welcome. Reminder, this one’s rated M folks. (this is a long one, almost 5000 words) Thanks as always for the reblogs and feedback!
“Well, this is an unexpected turn of events, Swan.”
Her news is leaving him equally concerned and proud, as he
knows that journeying back into her past will be difficult but also a necessary
step for her to begin to heal old wounds. He’s touched that she would want him
by her side for this, but then again, he’s been her partner in most things
since the day they met so he can’t say that he’s all that surprised at the
Emma moves to sit up and he slides his hand from her hair,
groaning internally at the feel of her palm high on his thigh as she readjusts
to face him on the couch. Memories of what her hands are capable of has him
squirming a bit in his seat and he forces himself to redirect his wayward
thoughts back to the present and the conversation at hand. She’s looking at him
intently from her new position sitting cross legged beside him and he turns his
legs towards her to give her his full attention.
“I know, Emma Swan running towards her problems instead of
away, hard to believe, right?”
He reaches for her at that, finding her hand in her lap so
he can twine their fingers together and give her palm a gentle squeeze.
“You seem to be getting better at facing things, love, in
case you haven’t noticed.”
Her head dips slightly and he can see her cheeks begin to
blush, but her hand squeezes his back and he feels himself falling even more in
love with her (if that’s even possible).
Before he has the chance, she leans in and presses a soft kiss to his lips,
just a light brush of skin against skin, and then she’s pulling back from his
mouth and settling back on her cushion.