Only Reminds MeFive years, he could hardly believe it. Standing before the monument in Vancouver in the park he brushed his fingers against the rough marble. Grief flooded through his veins as he pressed his head to the stone, closing his eyes he let out a heavy sigh. She would have hated all of the attention, all of the ceremonies honoring her memory and all of the accommodations. She would have scoffed in annoyance at the funeral; she would have wanted to be remembered through people's actions, not through their pain. That was all that reminded him he was still living, not walking aimlessly through a never ending nightmare most days. He sucked his lower lip into his mouth, his front incisors sinking into the tender flesh as he pushed his tears back. She would have wanted him to be happy, to move on. Most days it was getting better, he even remembered how to smile sometimes, except for today. Funny how quickly heroes were forgotten, how their legacies were shoved beneath a rug and honored with nothiOnly Reminds Me in Sci-Fi More Like This
Breathe ShepardxAlenko"So that's it huh?" A voice Who - why did it sound so familiar? It resonated in its deep baritone, ricocheting into every corner.Breathe ShepardxAlenko in Romance More Like This
"I " Her throat was a tremble. Her voice died in the empty space, hoarse and tender as it was. She didn't want to talk anymore. She had no words. There was nothing left to say. She just wanted to sleep, sleep and never wake up. She was tired, so very tired. Her eyes remained shut and her back leaned into the bench she found herself on. Her body shook and she could feel nothing. Everything was numb, a soothing gentle numb.
"Get up." The voice demanded of her, louder it was a powerful explosion of words. She slowly lifted her chin from her chest, weary weak eyes fluttered open. "Get up Shepard." She met a strong russet gaze. He looked so familiar Why Why couldn't she remember?
"A-Anderson ?" Her voice betrayed her, croaking whispers that wove themselves into the atmosphere. Anderson, Admiral Anderson? Impossible, he was dead. She sa
Finding Strength ShepardxAlenko"You mean a lot to me Kaidan, I love you." Three years. Three absolutely agonizing years Kaidan had waited for Shepard to whisper those three simple words to him. As her hand brushed against his face and he looked into her eyes, she held nothing but affection and admiration for him. There had always been holding back, skirting around the idea, and light playful jokes about it. But when he finally had her sitting in his lap, their gazes locked in each other she finally let him know just how much she cared about him. There was nothing keeping her from him anymore, as he'd long abandoned his philosophy of leaving a way out as well. He no longer wished to be with anyone else, no one else would ever be able to fill him so completely the way Shepard did. He wanted to be hers and hers alone, he wanted to be the man she needed, the man she wanted. It was obvious that Shepard didn't actually need a man to protect her. She could handle herself against just about anything this galaxy could thrFinding Strength ShepardxAlenko in Romance More Like This