Equipoise - Chapter FiveEquipoise - Chapter Five2 years ago in Introductions & Chapters
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Daryl woke up first, sitting up in the quiet living room with his arms clenched around himself. It was cold, and he was shivering. He huffed and grunted, moving to get up with his crossbow and go back to her room. She had left the door open, and she was still sleeping. He sighed when he saw her, the way she looked so peaceful, it made him miss her already. He was still pissed off at just laying down and letting the argument go the way it went, but he moved over to her anyway. Her back was to the wall, and she had more than enough room for him to weasel onto the bed.
He shifted, placing the Horton near hers. It was still dark outside, just barely getting close to morning. They had hours before it was time to get up and get moving. He pushed himself close to her, his back pressing against her warm body as he cuddled up under the covers, doing his best not to disturb her. He shivered, and while it caused her to stir, she unconsciously pressed herself against his back. Her body molded to h