That First Night"I sleep in the nude." Agent 300 walked around the living room, taking in his surroundings. Agent 250 stared after him, unsure of how to react. If it had been anyone else saying that, he'd have known exactly what it meant. But 300 was the last person he expected to say something like that 300 wouldn't notice a come-on from a man if it bit him on the lip, and 250 could attest to that personally. But the way 300 had smiled when he said itThat First Night in Romance More Like This
Well, it's not like I can do anything about it anyway, 250 thought ruefully, not with this gaping hole in my stomach. And that was another thing that was confusing the hell out of him when he'd woken up in the hospital, 300 had been sitting right next to him, holding his hand. And he didn't leave his side the whole time 250 was in the hospital. For 250, who'd been silently in love with his work partner for months, it felt like a gift from heaven, and he didn't question it. The situation wasn't exactly conducive to in-depth discussion
What It TookHe sat hunched over in the hard plastic chair, covering his face with his hands. The hurried footsteps of doctors and nurses on the other side of the door and the indistinct voices over the PA system created a counterpoint to his racing heart. The fear hadn't abated since Gyldensted had fired that shot yesterday morning.What It Took in General Fiction More Like This
Remarkable, really, how focused he'd been through the fear focused enough to take out Gyldensted and four of his men and get 250 out of there alive. Alive oh God They'd rushed 250 into surgery as soon they'd arrived at the hospital the medical team had been waiting, of course the Boss had alerted them but that felt like an eternity ago, and no one was telling him anything.
He stood and started pacing the quiet hall where they'd told him to wait. He had no idea what the Boss had said so the medical staff would let him stay, but he was grateful for it. It was better to feel helpless and terrified here, where he'd hear right away if anyth