5.3k oneshot, malec, relationship-building fluff (and a proposal)
It’s a simple question, and Magnus is surprised by how much it surprises him. They’re curled together on the couch, Alec tucked under his arm, resting against his chest and occasionally tipping his head up to be kissed. There’s been talking, but they’re hardly trying to hold a conversation; Alec will say something idly about his day or about Izzy, Magnus will complain about a client or mention a new book, the other will respond, and a few minutes later they’re kissing again, the talk forgotten. It’s lazy and slow, nice, the kind of evening Magnus wishes every evening could be.
So when Alec softly asks, “Have you ever been married?” Magnus is caught entirely off guard. continue reading