Bex just gave a calm smile as if she’d known this moment was coming ever since the day the Blackthorne Boys walked through the front doors—like it was inevitable that the Gallagher Girls would eventually bring at least one of them to their knees.
@tylerrism so after months of putting this off I finally sat down and did it. I’m not too proud of it but I wanted you to have it, so I just wrote it and here you go. Hope you like it!
There is one thing that Cameron Anne Morgan was more certain of than anything else in her life, and despite six years of education at the most prestigious spy school in the world, it has nothing to do with taking down a three hundred year old terrorist organisation, speaking fourteen languages, or disarming a man using nothing but a Q-tip and a business card.
Yes, all of these skills are useful for a twenty-year-old CIA agent to know, but Cammie isn’t thinking of that at all. She sets the empty flute of champagne down on a passing tray and claps politely as the orchestra finishes their song. No, the thing Cammie is most sure of is that her cocky spy fiancé wore her favorite suit of his tonight so she’d forget why she was mad at him.
The most frustrating part is that it’s almost working.
lets talk about ms cammie morgan and mr zachary goode anD THE WHOLE JOURNEY FROM THE START
the whole gallagher girl thingy zach has and when they first meet and she sURPRISES him when she calls him blackthorne boy
the m&ms in the elevator dont deny you fell in love since that very first moment
the fact that zach KNOWS CAMMIE like her code name is the chameleon SHE LITERALLY KNOWS HOW TO DISAPPEAR FROM A CROWD yet zach always tends to find her
that first kiss. enough said
zach being so worried about cammie he literally follows her - in costume - to every stop in the Winters/McHenry campaign
I’M NOT EVEN GOING TO MENTION THAT WHOLE LAST SCENE OR ELSE IM GOING TO CRY really hard
“happy new year gallagher girl”
the whole tombs thing please just that whole scene was so epic and powerful and so very important
RUN AWAY WITH ME i mean zach wants to protect cammie so BADLY it’s so obvious and he is so worried something might happen to her so he tells her to run away with him that they can just run until it’s safe that they can keep EACH OTHER SAFE
also another point because so many kisses between these two they are always welcomed thank you ally carter
so of course cammie does what she think it’s best for everyone: she runs away AND WE LATER KNOWN WHAT WENT ON BETWEEN THOSE MONTHS SHE WASNT THERE AND ZACH GOODE PEOPLE. he broke down he didn’t know what to do to find cammie he did everything he could he ran away just like her he went to search her
but he didn’t find her
can you even imagine his face whenever he thought about cammie and THINK OF THE WORSE OF WHAT WAS HAPPENING TO HER PROBABLY
“where did you go? when you were looking for me?” “crazy i went crazy”
when cammie tells her she is not crazy and zach understands her and he probably is worried sick about her but he understands everything she went through + first time she thinks she kinda loves him /sobs
book 6 is couple-y zach and cammie ??? everything we wanted???
“i just see you” THAT WAS SO SWOONY WORTHY OKAY
please let us not forget the epilogue and cammie and zach grown-up thank you very much we will keep that in our memory
i dont know if i forgot something i dont remember all but if i did feel free to add them
Zach is clean with a degree of surgical, military precision. Cam is…not. They’re still trying to work that one out.
Abby and Townsend finally conceded to a night out in London when the twins were about 2, and Cam and Zach practically had to force them out with a crowbar. They got back late that night to find all 4 of them asleep in a heap on the couch with the DVD menu for Toy Story playing on a loop, am empty box of Cheerios on the floor near Zach’s hand.
Cam is really good with kids. Zach would be lying if he said he hadn’t thought about this a lot.
They eat a lot of pizza. A lot of pizza.
After about 6 years into their relationship, Rachel cornered Zach and told him in no uncertain terms “you and my daughter are getting married before I’m dead, Zachary” and he gulped and said “yes ma'am.“
Cam has worse nightmares than Zach does, and sometimes it’s all he can do to hold her until the terror and shaking passes.
Cam is older than Zach by about a month, and Cam always teases him about being younger.
Zach considered changing his last name to Solomon or Townsend, but it was Cam (and to a lesser extent, Abby) who convinced him to keep the Goode names and change it for the better. Not to mention he loves the sound of it after’s Cammie’s name.
Joe was very hesitant to approach Zach for "The Talk” at first because it’s one thing to do it when you don’t know the woman in question but Joe TOTALLY DOES it’s his STEPDAUGHTER for God’s sake and he kept putting it off and Rachel was like “I agree that it’s awkward but do you really want to keep avoiding this? Or have Edward talk to him about it?” and Joe finally pulled Zach aside for a solid hour
“joe I really don’t want to do this” “well I don’t want to let you take any stupid risks” “I know how biology works, Joe. This is unbelievably uncomfortable–this is Cam we’re talking about” “fine, just imagine we’re referring a doll” “shit joe that’s worse”
The first time they had sex, everyone just kinda knew. No one said anything but if Cam locked eyes with her mom or Bex she looked away immediately. Zach was far worse though–he couldn’t stop smiling
Zach is used to subsiding on very little food, so he’s literally terrified of his girlfriend’s eating ability
“cam jesus christ where are you putting all this”
“LOOK AT THIS MENU BABE” “we don’t all have a GARBAGE DISPOSAL for a stomach, gallagher girl” “ok that’s uncalled for”
Cameron “once ate an entire chicken” Morgan and Zach “a single Cliff bar should be fine for the day” Goode
Cam was fully prepared to have to dress Zach, based on what she’s seen of boys in the media. But it turns out that Zach is quite fashionable, even when he’s not totally trying. Especially in a suit.
Cam isn’t a bad cook, actually. Everyone thought she’d take after her mother–an eventuality Cam was terrified of–but while she’s not the best, she and Zach make some mean chicken parmigiana.
They go on runs together all the time. Cam can outrun him in terms of distance, but Zach is faster in a straight line.
Zach is the big spoon.
The first time they said “I love you” was by accident. They were about 23 and Cam was leaving the hotel they were staying at in Johannesburg for a reconnaissance mission; she kissed him on the cheek and said “Love you, see you in a few” as if they’d been saying it for years, and Zach responded with a very shocked but very deliberate “I love you too, Cammie.” They froze and stared at each other and then kissed with such passion it should’ve lit the room on fire, then pulled away and laughed a little and Cam quickly left, both of them smiling like idiots.
I never knew there were this many stars.”
“I can’t see them,” he told me. “I just see you.”
“That’s one of your cheesier lines,” I told him.
“It’s the altitude,” he told me. “I don’t have enough oxygen in my brain.”
“Oh, and Cammie,“ At the sound of his voice, I spun around, expecting to hear him crack a joke or call me Gallagher Girl. The last thing I expected was to feel his arms sliding around me, to sense the whole world turning upside down as Zach dipped me in the middle of the foyer and pressed his lips to mine. Then he smiled that smile I’d come to know. "I always finish what I start.”
You mentioned on one of your gallagher girls posts that joe is the biggest zammie shipper ever and I'm literally laughing so hard because ITS SO TRU
I am approximately 3002% sure that Joe took a good look at Zach, took a good look at Cam, took a sip of his coffee and said, “What a fine Sunday afternoon… perfect weather for setting up the strongest power couple in the western hemisphere.” Like, seriously, all of CMH is just Joe setting Zach and Cam up.
First of all, DC. I mean, enough said, right? You cannot tell me that Joe didn’t look at the two finest young Pavement Artists he knows and put them on each other’s tail. You cannot tell me that Joe didn’t think that they were the only two who could keep up with each other. You cannot tell me that Joe didn’t look at two of the kids he loved most in the world and say, “Ha. This’ll be fun.”
Then there’s the brush passes in Roseville. Oh god, do not get me going. Cam literally turns to Bex first. Like, Bex is definitely going to be her partner – no doubt about it – but then Joe is like, “Nuh uh. Zach,” and he basically requires that the two of them touch hands at some point that afternoon if they want to pass the assignment. JOE.
Cammie looking in the pitcher and catching Joe and Zach’s reflection at the waffle bar. We’ll never know what they were saying – I’ve looked for years and haven’t seen any evidence – but I am at least 89 percent sure that Joe Solomon was being the beST WINGMAN THAT CAMERON MORGAN COULD HAVE EVER ASKED FOR. Zach and Joe could talk about Cam for ages they are both totally amazed by her oh god I’m crying
When that scene got cut from the book (siiiigh the best ones always do), we had Cam and Zach detecting lies with each other. Why was Cam doing this CoveOps exercise with Zach and not, say, her best friend Bex? I’ll give you one guess. That’s right. It’s because JOE. FREAKING. SOLOMON. Told her to partner up with the person across from her. When has Joe ever cared about who partnered with who? Answer: never.
Also, I’m pretty sure that Joe bribed Madame Dabney into making them dance in C&A but HEY. THAT’S NOT OFFICIAL. THATS JUST THE SHAMELESS ZAMMIE SHIPPER IN ME.
Anyways, I’m fairly certain that the main reason Joe kept pushing them together is because he wanted them to team up and form an alliance because he knew that they would work well together and that, together, they’d be one of the strongest teams out there. Cam and Zach challenge each other time and time again, and Joe has sworn to teach those two as much as he can before they leave the safety of his classroom. Part of that vow was making sure that they had people in their lives who would help them continue to grow, even if he wasn’t around to make sure it happened. Whether he meant for it to end romantically or not isn’t as important as the fact that he loves them both, and he wants them safe, and he knew that they would watch out for one another. In the end, romance probably had very little to do with his motives.