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Re: Something Borrowed, Something Blue
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2020, 08:37:31 AM »
When Kerr lifted him during the kiss, Ben wrapped his legs around him. He clung to him, enjoying their closeness. When he felt Kerr bending slightly, he unwrapped himself from him and set his feet down on the floor, appreciating that it looked like a floor rather than open space. His vampiric vision could see the glass tiles but it still hadn't been enough to make him feel safe. Recognising this sensation of vulnerability would reconnect him with others and make him a better District Leader. He was immortal but many species weren't. His body healed and recovered but many species didn't. In spite of his eyes he could still blend in as himself while many of them couldn't. The Overlook could be a place where supernaturals were themselves.

"I have," he said, but he'd seen the Overlook without Kerr's vision because Kerr was dead. He'd wandered through it, not really knowing what he was looking at. When Kerr had come back, this place was the furthest thing on his mind.

He didn't remember the grotto much. He only vaguely remembered the natural cliff walls and was impressed by the engineering of it. He supposed he hadn't thought about it much the first time around.

The room itself was enchanting. He'd forgotten all about it but was reminded again when he stepped into it. He was surprised he'd forgotten; perhaps he'd pushed it out of his mind because he couldn't share his wonder with his sire, the man who'd organised it to be built. Now he could appreciate it all over again, without the sharp edges of bitterness and sadness. There was only awe.

He sat and looked out at the view with a smile when Kerr shifted and caught his attention. The box was placed into his hands and he was aware it could've held a ring. Funny, he wasn't as opposed to the idea of being proposed to in this place on this night. At Kerr's words he knew it didn't contain a ring and he didn't feel one way or the other about it. Curious, he opened the box to see the lapel pin and expelled a small word at it. "Huh."

Left hand holding the box, the fingers of his right hand drifted over the jewel-encrusted beetle, feeling the cuts of the gems and the smooth, cool quality of the metal thorax and legs. He looked up from it to Kerr and appreciated the fact this man was his partner all over again. He'd been taking Kerr for granted, expecting him to just be there for him. While that much was true, that he could count on him, Kerr was so much more.

"Thank you," he said, closing the box so he could set it down beside him. In one smooth movement Ben straddled Kerr on the pew and was upon his lap looking down at him. He lowered his head and kissed him slowly and deeply, savouring the kiss, this moment, this place. His eyelids fluttered closed and the world became just the two of them.
INFUSCO : Ben : Hugh : Lan Bao : Mick : Todd : Vincent : Win :
HALFLIGHT : Graille Min Sayer :

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Re: Something Borrowed, Something Blue
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2020, 12:04:56 AM »
"You're welcome," Kerr chuckled, the noise stilling in his throat like a gasp as Ben straddled him. Although his smile remained, it was quickly consumed by Ben's lips, his equilibrium guzzled just as thoroughly. Ben's touch electrified him, particularly potent after his disastrous decision to go to Hawaii. The kiss aroused him but, even more, it made him feel loved and accepted again.

Amplified by the connection he felt because he and Ben had spent the past many hours together, Kerr's heart quivered and his body stirred to life. Jokes about Ben sleeping with him on the first date surfaced and were rejected as Kerr's brain officially shut down and he surrendered to these sensations. He rolled his tongue along Ben's, the stud bumping and scraping while he ran his hands up Ben's shapely, denim-clad thighs and collected his ass in his large hands.

He hadn't expected to be worthy of Ben yet, hadn't arranged any of their date with the specific intention of what was currently writhing in his lap... but fuck, it was nice. No, better. It was worth it. Ben's love had a way of bestowing him with invincibility like nothing else in his life could. He settled beneath him like a sigh, shifting his hips so that he could get friction in all the best places and feel as much of Ben spread along him as possible. He ran the risk of his ass sliding straight off the edge of the slippery pew but he didn't care. As heavy as the throb in his body was, his heart was light and his love stronger than ever.

This date was definitely going down as a success.

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Re: Something Borrowed, Something Blue
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2020, 06:30:13 AM »
Ben surrendered himself to the kiss, putting all of himself into it and savouring this one, single moment. The kiss lasted an eternity before Ben finally broke it. He kept his position and continued to cuddle with Kerr, feeling like he was clinging to his sire with all arms and legs while Kerr was mostly stretched out.

"I love you more than anyone and anything else on this earth," Ben said softly. "The only one I trust completely. The only one that can devastate me."
INFUSCO : Ben : Hugh : Lan Bao : Mick : Todd : Vincent : Win :
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Re: Something Borrowed, Something Blue
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2020, 09:09:14 PM »
Kerr smiled as he cradled Ben against him, the kiss ebbing through him like ripples fading on a pond. His cheek rested against Ben's, their proximity a salve. It couldn't soothe the sting of Ben's final statement, though. The words didn't come out sounding like a chastisement but Kerr felt them thus. They were fair, though, because he had devastated Ben when he'd left.

He'd devastated himself. Kerr gripped Ben tighter and closed his eyes, allowing the sharpness of the words to bite him, the sweetness of the others to protect him. To humble him. When he'd left, he hadn't intended devastation but he couldn't deny its presence. The irony that he'd run from it - fearing seeing Ben succumbing to someone he despised - and created it anyway wasn't lost on him. The fact that there was no better solution available just continued devastation's reign.

"I love you, too. Always. Will you forgive me?" he asked softly, hoping the devastation could one day be put behind them. He'd learnt his lesson. There was no point running. Ben was too much a part of him for him to ever extract himself fully.

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Re: Something Borrowed, Something Blue
« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2020, 10:11:17 PM »
Ben smiled at Kerr, feeling the reverberation of guilt and love and adoration. He felt that way most of the time. The hot mess that love was. Specifically, the hot mess that their love was. It might be easier with someone else but Ben had never liked easy.

At Kerr's question, Ben repeated the word Kerr had used for him. "Always."
INFUSCO : Ben : Hugh : Lan Bao : Mick : Todd : Vincent : Win :
HALFLIGHT : Graille Min Sayer :