Authors Note: In the fic, Richard has been confessed by Kahlan. An eclipse happens causing all magic to not work for a day. Confessorlove also has a fic similar to this. I came up with the idea, but it was to help her. So yeah. I do not own the characters. Read and review pretty please. :D
All I wanted was to feel his touch, to taste his mouth, to see the corners of his mouth turn up when he teased me. But I knew it would never happen, not anymore. That man was gone, only a shadow of him left. It was my fault, and I blamed myself everyday. For just one second I lost...
She always said she could hear the whispering of his heart, calling to hers in times of separation. Richard had never heard such a thing, and even considering the things he had been exposed to in the recent three years of his life, had taken it as only a way of her expressing her love for him. He never thought ones heart could truly carry a message to another, until now.
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"The skies are growing dark, daylight's slowly getting shorter."
Tearing his eyes away from the blazing fire in the pit before him, Richard turned his steely gray eyes up...
He whispered her name, waking her from her dreams. Sitting up quickly, she turned to face him, afraid that something was wrong. His eyes were closed as he continued to sleep. Looking over him, she noticed one of his hands gripping at the grass, pulling the green from the ground. Reaching out to him, she laid her hand over his, trying to calm him, but he pulled harder, his body now pushing itself off of the ground as her name left his lips once more. Moving closer to him, Kahlan pulled the blanket from his body, replacing it with herself.
Now that the rift was sealed, there was nothing left for Richard and Kahlan to do but travel back to Aydindril. Even though both were happy, none of them could really enjoy their victory. The closer they got to her city, the more withdrawn Kahlan became. The fear she experienced for the last few months was nothing compared to the fear she felt at the agony she was about to cause her and Richard.
A week after they left the pillars of creation, Richard tried to talk to her, convince her that if they had some more time he could visit the...
TIMELINE: Anything up through S2 season finale (Tears)
DISCLAIMER: I love them and love to write about them even though I don't own them or make a dime.
SUMMARY: This is a tag to the episode Mirror. Watching it on Hulu this week put an idea in my head for a fic that definitely needed to be written. Richard and Kahlan's feelings over what happened at the lake. Nothing but pure R+K fluff.