Look to the Stars
You don’t have to write this now, but whenever you are ready, can I please request a oneshot where the reader comforts Kylo Ren about the passing of his mother. I am devastated and sobbing as much as the rest of us and I totally understand that you don’t want to do this for a while, but when you can, I’d greatly appreciate it because I think Kylo would need a hug. May the Force be with you and with us all ❤”
Summary: The First Order ramps up its efforts to take out the Resistance, despite their failed attempts to find the base. Though in one successful feat, they impose sanction like tyranny over the system, bringing them news they rejoice over. All members celebrate this newfound victory, except one.
A/N: Ok technical stuff first, I figured we could consider this a sort of sequel to “You Really Got A Hold On Me” and a stand alone, cause it just worked. Also song rec (in case you enjoy crying hah) “Princess Leia’s Theme”. I hope you all enjoy it, and now to the more emotional note:
Let me tell you guys, I got so many feels just beginning to write this. I’m sure that just like me, many of you felt as though Carrie Fisher was a part of your life, your idol. She was definitely mine growing up. I’m sure my words would sound redundant at this point, but she really was my icon and hero growing up, and it hurts to see her go, but at the same time, I’m glad she gets to go home. So here’s to you Carrie, Princess Leia, General Organa. Thank you for inspiring people throughout your years, and may all those who felt your inspiration carry it into the future. You will not be forgotten, and I doubt Episode 8 will be watched with dry eyes. May you rest easy in paradise space mom, we love you.
“But I don’t want to go.”
Sighing heavily Leia shook her head as she crouched down to the ten year old’s smaller stature. Despite not being all that tall herself, her son hadn’t sprouted much in height either. At least for one instance in her household she could feel as though she were towering over. Endearingly she smiled faintly at him, placing a hand gently on his shoulder.
“Sweetie I know you’re not excited about this, but it’ll be good for you.”
“Being home with you and dad would be good too.”
“Ben, you know being home isn’t going to help.”
“Mom you haven’t even tried training me at home!”
She sighed, “Ben…you know I would love nothing more than to have you stay home with us, but…I’m not capable of training you.”
“How do you know?”
“You need a teacher that’s stronger in the force, because you’re strong in the force.”
Solemnly Ben hung his head as Leia smiled glumly at him, hating to see the way his brown eyes lost their glisten. Despite putting her duties as a senator and general as high priorities, she could never imagine her son as anything less than the first. Gently she placed her hand on his cheek, tilting her head faintly.
“I’m not sending you to Luke because I don’t want to have you around…I’m doing it because there’s a great power in you…one you need to learn to use.”
Ben slightly looked up from under his strands of ebony hair, the resemblance to a begging puppy not missing Leia for a second.
“…So…this isn’t punishment for the accident?”
Leia shook her head with a faint smile, “Of course not dear. This is not to punish you. I just want to do what’s best for you.”
Carefully taking her finger under his chin, she pushed it gently, bringing his eyes to hers.
“You know I love you right?”
Ben nodded, still not budging from his glum expression.
“And you know nothing could change that right?”
Ben’s brows rose just slightly, “Nothing?”
Leia smiled as she gave him a slow nod, “Nothing in the galaxy could stop me from loving you.”
Ben’s lips faintly curled as Leia gently ran her thumb over his cheek.
“And as your loving mother, I want you to train with your uncle and become as powerful as I know you can be.”
Ben’s head lifted slightly, lips curling a little more despite the sinking feeling within his gut.
“…What if I don’t?”