Number 13: Kiss on Stomach
was standing there by the window, her long blond hair neatly braided
and draped over her bare right shoulder. The sunlight beaming through
cast her peaceful face in a celestial glow. It was as if a spotlight
shone on her, and her alone. She was the star of this show and this
was her moment of beauty, true beauty.
had never before stopped to take her in like he did now. The weight
of his pack now slid to the floor at his feet, leaving him almost
weightless in comparison. The only reason he felt real at this
moment, was because her warm brown eyes moved and lit up at the sight
of him. Her lips curled into a welcoming smile, turning slightly to
see him better.
hands, those tender and loving hands, rubbed her swollen stomach with
slow deliberation. Natsu knew the baby was kicking, if her little
flinches that she tried to hide were a hint. Lucy was trying so hard
to keep this welcome as sweet as she could, and the pink haired man
her cravings and random emotional roller-coasters, this was a
blessing; especially since he had been away on a mission for over a
week. Finally, they were together again.
grin split his cheeks as he strode over and pulled her in for a sweet
kiss, chuckling at her muffled surprise from his swift approach.
Hands seized the sides of her face, keeping her still as he poured
every emotion into this contact.
releasing her lips with a wet smack, he released her face and knelt
before her; hands now covering her own. With a soft exhale, he
pressed his lips to her belly, closing his eyes at the sound of her
heartbeat, and the heartbeat of their child. They were together
missed you.” Lucy murmured softly, her voice heavy with emotion.
Natsu’s thumbs caressed her hands while he smirked, lips still
resting on her clothed tummy. Natsu already knew it would be a
daughter; he could hear her and smell her.
however, decided on ‘mother’s intuition’ that it would be a girl. The
fire dragon slayer didn’t have the will to tell her she was right. It
would be one more thing to add to the list of ‘things she had right’.
thoughts were disturbed when a small pressure bumped his lips, and
Lucy winced. “Missed you enough to kick you in the face.” She
modified with a tired sigh, humor in her eyes.
laughed, standing to rest his head on hers, meeting her gaze with his
own. “She is going to be so kick ass, Lucy! You gotta let me teach
her to burp fire so that when Erza tries to burp her, she’ll get such
a nasty surprise!” He cackled wickedly, nearly dancing on spot as
he added, “-or Gray. I’ll let him hold her for that reason.”
frowned, putting a finger to his lips with a disapproving quirk of
her brow. “No.” She states with such an air of finality that
Natsu immediately wilts with a pout.
The man whines, only to perk up when he feels another kick to his
abdomen that is against the side of Lucy’s stomach. Immediately, he
becomes a laughing mess, dragging Lucy to him and nuzzling her brow.
But, she’s gotta at least yawn fire.” He tries again.
no.” Lucy replies easily, leaning up and giving him a welcoming
kiss of her own.