Author: xfirefly9x PM
A collection of ficlets based around the characters of Charmed. Various characters and pairings.Rated: Fiction K - English - Supernatural/Spiritual - Piper H. & Phoebe H. - Chapters: 4 - Words: 842 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 01-23-09 - Published: 06-19-06 - id: 2999453
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A/N: Tag to 1x02 'I've Got You Under My Skin'.
None The Wiser
Later that night, she was lying on her bed, deep in thought while Piper sat and read a book next to her. The events of her day – and Phoebe's and Piper's to the extent she knew of – replayed through her mind, twisting and turning and writhing like snakes trying to escape the hold someone had on them.
Her utmost thought chilled her deep into her bones.
They had almost lost Phoebe.
She had to wonder what would have happened to their sister if Piper hadn't crossed paths with Brittany and deduced who she was by the angel tattoo on the back of her hand. What if they hadn't worked things out until there was no time to do anything? What if they hadn't worked things out at all?
They wouldn't have gone in search of Phoebe. They wouldn't have rescued her. That's what.
Right now, they'd be wondering where she was while she wandered the streets as an older version of herself. She'd have been out there, senile and without any recollection of her own name, and she and Piper would be none the wiser.
They had almost lost her.
She turned over and watched Piper reading.
Piper glanced up within moments and offered a small smile. "You okay?"
"Yeah," she replied with a nod. "Yeah, I'm fine. I was just thinking."
"What if we hadn't worked it out?"
Phoebe chose that moment to appear in the doorway. She waved as she entered and joined them on the bed, bouncing on the mattress.
Piper looked at her. "Let's just be glad that we're all here and safe."
She smiled back but it didn't quite reach her eyes. "Let's."