Something to Live For part 16Something to Live For part 162 weeks ago in Romance More Like This
I slip into bed past midnight, trying really hard not to wake her. Shepard turned in a few hours ago, allowing me to deal with my requisition reports distraction free. I shouldn't have been far behind her, I should have had my reports done hours ago, but it was hard to make my mind focus. Today is the day. In a few short hours Shepard will be all geared up and fighting for the first time since the Reapers fell.
I prop myself up on one elbow and study her, making use of the dim light coming from the bathroom. Her long brown hair is pulled up in a ponytail, the same as it is every night. Whether she does it to keep it from knotting up or so she's ready to go if she has to wake up in a hurry, I don't know. I do know that I like the look of those tendrils that have gotten loose and are now framing her face. I'm tempted to reach out and brush them off her cheek, but I don't want to risk waking her.
She looks so peaceful when she's sleeping, delicate
Mass Effect - The Soul Behind The Name: Chapter 6Mass Effect - The Soul Behind The Name: Chapter 61 month ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Title: Mass Effect - The Soul Behind The Name: Chapter 6
Author: Reellifejaneway2 (Joanna Knowles)
Game: Mass Effect Trilogy
Characters/Pairing: Kaidan Alenko & FemShep (Kira Shepard)
Disclaimer: Mature Themes (language & adult themes). Mass Effect and all its characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
I glance up in time to see a glove flying at my face. My hand snatches it mid-air, my fingers exuding the faintest tinge of blue.
“Nice catch, Alenko.” Darren smiles at me. “And that hole looks almost right – another half a foot and you should be right. We’ll make a gardener of you yet!”
I feign a smile, wiping my sweaty forehead with the back of my hand.
It’s been years since I’ve held a shovel, and the unwieldy instrument feels irritatingly off-camber in my hands. Above me, the sun is glowing brilliantly. It is a strikingly hot day, especially for London. The sunlight streams down ac