A Life Well Lived

by avoria [Reviews - 46]

Printer Chapter or Story
  • Teen
  • None
  • Angst, Het, Hurt/Comfort, Introspection, Romance

1. One [Reviews - 17] (2621 words)
I'm sorry,” he says quietly from her side.

2. Two [Reviews - 3] (3766 words)
She wants to speak, wants to shout, wants to tell him that of course she knows how that feels – she spent years looking for ways to get back to him, every test failing, every attempt a disaster. She knows what it’s like to want to give up.

3. Three [Reviews - 5] (3478 words)
He catches her hand in his and can’t help the grin that spreads across his face. “Rose Tyler,” he quips jokingly, smiling. “New life with you? I can’t wait.”

4. Four [Reviews - 4] (3955 words)
“Sorry,” she mumbles, and there’s something so young in her voice it makes him smile. “It’s just... it’s hard. ‘Cause you look like him.”

5. Five [Reviews - 5] (3480 words)
Rose nods, chewing on her lip thoughtfully. “Yeah.” She laughs with a tint of irony. “He’s stuck here like me.”

6. Six [Reviews - 5] (2747 words)
“If I...” she starts, and he tightens his hold on her hand. She looks up at him. “If I accept this, it means... you're not coming back.”

7. Seven [Reviews - 5] (3485 words)
Note after note drifts through the air and envelopes her, until she’s almost crying with its beauty.

8. Eight [Reviews - 2] (3738 words)
When she looks up, the tears on her cheeks glisten in the sunlight. He feels sympathy spread across his features and he goes to her, brushing the tears away with the back of his hand.