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07 November 2009 @ 12:23 am
Ficlet - And She Would Lie - Helen/Will - G/FRA  
Title: And She Would Always Lie
Pairing: Will/Helen (preship)
Rating: G/FRA
Word Count: 238
Summary: Takes place after the events of 2x03 "Eulogy". Contains spoilers for the episode!
Disclaimer: Not mine.
AN: For the lovely larakailyn


Will could hear it every night. The soft sobs and muttered words. He wanted to go to her; offer some sort of comfort, but she had built walls around herself, and they were impossible to break. He tried, though. Every morning he made sure to be in the kitchen when she came in for her tea, and he would always ask how she slept.

And she would always lie.

As the weeks turned into months, he started to worry, wondering if she would ever be the woman she was before. Then one night he found her in the study, her face cradled in her hands as her shoulders shook with the grief she felt.

He couldn't leave her there so he crept across the room, much like a scared animal. The creaking floorboards gave him away and when she looked up at him, Will felt his heart break at the haunted look in her eyes. It was enough to push him to sit next to her, and slip an arm around her shoulders.

"I miss her, Will," she sobbed.

Tightening his hold on her, Will brought her closer. "I know you do, Helen," he whispered. "Do you want to talk about it?"

Helen nodded and started to speak. All of her fears, worries and sadness seemed to flow out and Will offered her the support she so desperately needed.

After that night, she never lied to him again.
 
 
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Lara: helen and willlarakailyn on November 7th, 2009 06:34 am (UTC)
Oh, sweetie. That was wonderful. I can really see that happening with them. *snugs you tightly* Beautiful work.
minion to the evil plot bunnies: San - Helen promodeviantfantasy on November 9th, 2009 03:54 am (UTC)
Wow. They're totally hot in that icon. *stares*

Erm, right.

Thank you, sweetie! I'm glad you liked it. :)
talkofcake: ♥ not today ∴ insomniatictalkofcake on November 7th, 2009 09:39 am (UTC)
Lovely! :)
minion to the evil plot bunnies: San - Will/Helendeviantfantasy on November 9th, 2009 03:54 am (UTC)
Thank you! :)
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minion to the evil plot bunnies: San - Helen smirkdeviantfantasy on November 9th, 2009 03:55 am (UTC)
Thanks! :)
tiwtin: Willtiwtin on November 9th, 2009 09:57 am (UTC)
Awww... Helen/Will is seriously growing on me. Nice job.