Amalgamation - Chapter 30, The DanceAmalgamation - Chapter 30, The Dance1 month ago in Short Stories More Like This
Game: Mass Effect, Dragon Age
Characters: Alistair, Duncan, Wynne, Kaidan Alenko, James Vega, Morrigan, Flemeth, Samantha Treynor, EDI, Anderson
Disclaimer: All characters are the property of Bioware.
The song that inspired a large part of this chapter is “The Blood of Chuchulainn”, which is the song of the Ferelden jig in my head. I highly recommend you listen to it to set the mood.
Chapter Thirty - The Dance
I was slowly dragged from the depths of sleep by the sound of splashing water nearby. Lying prostrate on top of the coarse blankets of a straw-filled mattress, I hadn’t moved an inch from where I had originally landed. With a groan, I turned away from the noise and buried my face in the crook of my elbow.
“You’ve been sleeping all day,” I heard Leliana exclaim
Kaidan and Shepard - Gee Whiz!She had nearly shot him. Had nearly killed him.Kaidan and Shepard - Gee Whiz!2 months ago in Romance More Like This
In that moment, her words had been the only factor keeping Kaidan alive. Even more powerful than the force of a bullet had been the weight of her words. She had to reach out to him with every ounce of truth blazing fiercely in her deep gray eyes. Kaidan had always been a man of integrity, after all. It's what she had loved about him. It's what had brought her into his arms on that fateful evening, the first time he had touched the smooth, delicate skin of her pink lips. The first time she had faced her fear of falling in love. As a soldier, confronting everything else had been so easy. Putting her life on the line every day had never phased her. She had nothing to lose, after all. No family. No one to come home to. But Kaidan had awakened something in Shepard, something long assumed buried. The Alliance was supposed to be her only love, the mission her only desire. But Kaidan had walked into her life, and, with the classic charm of