“His fingers are combing through my hair and I want to break down even further because this is the Marco that I let slip away, this is the Marco that I let die, this is the Marco that changed my entire life for the better, this is the Marco that I spent the rest of my life grieving the loss of and praying to over and over fruitlessly because maybe he’d hear me that time, maybe he’d hear me this time.
This is the Marco I couldn’t save. And here we are, centuries later and worlds away, and he’s holding me in his arms and rocking me as I cry into his shoulder.”
So this picture will make less than absolutely zero sense to anyone who hasn’t read OTTA. So that’s your first hint that you should read it, really. The second hint is that it’s a military boarding school AU with delicious tongue-in-cheek writing, and the text-message conversations [as well as a particularly hilarious sex scene] had me in stitches. Let’s just say that I laughed until I cried.