I can’t post on FFN today, but here’s a tiny thing set minutes before the battle of Endor. I don’t know how much I like this, but let’s assume that Han hasn’t said ‘I love you’ yet.
pulled the camouflage poncho on over her head and strapped on her utility
“Leia, before we go out there, there’s something I want you to know,” he said, gently bringing her to face him. “I…” He paused, searching for the confidence to say the words. She put a hand to his cheek and turned his head in her direction
okay, Han. I know,” she whispered.
“Yes. I love you, too.” He so desperately wanted her to hear those words from his lips, but in the meantime, the fact that she knew was enough. She pulled his head down to hers and met his lips in a tender kiss before taking his hand and leading him into battle.