Coupling: Edward & Bella
Category: Romance/Angst; AU, AH
Summary: Dr. Isabella Swan uproots her life in Phoenix to recreate herself Seattle, unsure if life will get better or worse.
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Spoiler: He obviously mistook my silence for some other emotion, most li( Collapse )kely anger, I realized. “I know you have no reason to trust me,” he said, his voice barely a whisper, “and I don’t know what has happened to you in the past to make you immediately feel that people are going to screw you over without giving them a chance, but just remember this - I would never do anything to hurt you. Give me a chance to prove that, Bella. Don’t shut people out( Collapse ) like this without giving them a chance.”
With that, he removed his hand from my shoulder, the feeling of warmth I had been enjoying dissipating as quickly as it had formed, and I found myself missing it before it was fully gone. I didn’t trust my voice to answer, so instead I nodded my head as I turned to look at him. I hadn’t realized how close he was to me, his body inches from mine, and when I turned I found myself nearly in his arms, his beautiful lips close enough that I would barely have to move to find out what they tasted like. Instead of pulling back he stood as still as stone, his eyes alight with some sort of emotion.