It had been so long since Kamora had last seen her fiance. It felt like ages, eons even. He was on a case, which she understood, but was he okay? Was it difficult? She longed to see him, longed to hug and touch him again. With a sigh, the blonde sunk into a plush chair in her living room, idly staring out the window. Another night in the city.
Suddenly, a flash of light illuminated the window and her living room for a brief moment. Jolting from her chair with a soft gasp, the matchmaker tentatively headed to the window, and that was when she saw him floating outside.
Was it really him, or just her mind playing tricks on her? Either way, Kamora opened the window, leaning out to both embrace and kiss her beloved. A single tear rolled down her cheek as she felt his arms wrap around her, and she felt safe once more. Maybe he wouldn’t have to leave again for a while. Maybe he could stay here with her tonight, just so they could catch up and enjoy each other.
But in that moment, Kamora
You're Not Alone
It had been quite some time since he could comfortably say he had more than one or two friends, the kind of friends he could truly count on. The kind who would stick by him no matter what, the kind he could feel comfortable around. But every time he thought it was all under control, when he didn’t feel so alone, it slipped through his fingers like fine sand. Often times, he would not show how much it bothered him, instead steeling his emotions, letting on that it was alright. There’d be others, and anyway, he could pour himself into his latest invention. Who needs friends anyway?!
But the more he worked, the longer the days became. The more he isolated himself, the more he lost himself to the thoughts parading in his mind. On occasion, said thoughts even drifted to Proteus, and those were the moments in which he could swear his heart began to break. He could feel it, nearly crippling him, and he so longed to just break down.
But there was no one around to lean on, to offer