a moment of silence for serena campbell who still looks absolutely beautiful and stunning during that first kiss (like, after hours of surgery on one of her best friends, sitting on the floor where she is completely physically and emotionally exhausted)
“Aye?” The answer came at once; I knew he hadn’t been asleep, though he lay still as a figure carved on a tomb. It was moonbright in the room, and I could see his face when I rose on my elbow; he was staring upward, as though he could see beyond the heavy beams to the open night and the stars beyond.
“You aren’t going to try to leave me behind, are you?” […] “Leave you behind?“ he said now, and I saw his mouth curl into a sideway grin. “D’ye think I’d stand a chance of it?”
“No,” I said, snuggling next to him in sudden relief. “You wouldn’t. But I thought you might think about it.”—a little gifset forAneta ♠︎