Something to Live For part 16Something to Live For part 16 by Phsbarbie
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
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"So, drinks and dancing?" she asks, heading towards the bar. I follow closely behind, staring down anyone whose gaze lingers on her too long. She slides into a spot recently vacated and catches the bartender's attention almost immediately. She orders a Serrice Iced Brady and I gesture to make it two.
"There's a twist on our drinking and dancing tonight, Lola," I say, leaning towards her as I speak so she can hear me over the noise. The bartender brings us our drinks and she takes a sip, looking intrigued.
"Oh? And what's that?" I grin at her and pull up my Omnitool.
"I've arranged for both our Omnitools to be linked to the club's speakers. Any song you can think of, this program will find it. We're choosing all the music here tonight." She smiles up at me, entertained.
"You're right, Vega. That is a