|My beautiful Lilac; the love of my life and the woman who has to live with and tolerate me for the rest of our days.|
Complete 2: Take A Hint"Children ?"Complete 2: Take A Hint by VictoryHaiku
James nodded so vigorously that his glasses slipped; he adjusted them absently as he stated, "Yes. Children. I would like to have a child. Or two. With with you."
For a moment, Alex regarded his husband silently. Finally, speaking slowly and with a smile that spread even slower, he told James, "I hate to break it to you, love, but neither of us have the proper equipment to bear a child." Trying to hold back a chuckle, he corrected himself. "Or two."
Alex immediately regretted making light of the situation; James' jaw tightened and his shoulders stiffened. "Babe, I'm teasing." The taller man reached out, but James withdrew, toying with his wedding band. Alex bit his lip. James only did that when he was angry more specifically, angry with Alex. "What did you have in mind? Like " He thought about it before continuing after all, he didn't want to upset James any more than he already had. "Like, a surrogate mother? Or adoption?"
Ten MinutesFour twenty-two.Ten Minutes by VictoryHaiku
Duck stared at the clock; what was he doing awake? He'd been lying in bed since midnight and he had to work in three hours and thirty-eight minutes
...But he couldn't silence his brain
Tieruko sighed, hugging a plush horse to her chest; what was she doing awake? She'd been lying in bed since midnight but something felt so wrong
Her heart felt so empty
It had never occurred to Duck until very recently how big his bed was. So much space even if he stretched out his arms and feet there was still a bit of room. It was the only cheap one he'd been able to find that was long enough for his lanky form
...But there was also room for another
Four twenty- five.
Tieruko closed her eyes tight, trying to convince herself that she wasn't lonely. Why should she be lonely? She had her brother Vincent, and Eilis too. Eilis was practically a sister to her, and Tieruko was sure that soon enough they'd le