|Short and Sweet
Author: HR always live on PM
A collection of short idea's about what could happen with Harry and Ruth's relationship. I don't know how long this will end up being! Merry Christmas and Happy new year chapters up.Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance - Ruth E. & Harry P. - Chapters: 36 - Words: 20,182 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 12-15-12 - Published: 02-15-11 - Status: Complete - id: 6747402
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This is a collection of short Harry and Ruth scenes. They don't go in any order at all but they are just little ideas I have. Hope you like them. All reviews are appreciated. xxx
Ruth was going cross eyed. She had been staring at her computer screen for way too long. She sighed and closed her eyes briefly.
At the same time Harry had been watching her through the window of his office. She looked so tired but he knew that she wouldn't go home if he suggested it. Harry watched for long minutes as she fell asleep at her desk. He felt so much love for her as her face relaxed leaving the worry of the day behind. Harry left his office quietly, he didn't want to disturb her. He walked up to her and saw that her head was resting on a pile of files. Her hair was fanned around and he longed to touch her but he didn't quite dare.
"Ruth," he said quietly trying to wake her gently. She didn't stir a muscle. Harry was finding this incredibly hard. So often had he dreamed of waking up next to her that her sleeping face was bringing back all of his hopes.
"Ruth?" he repeated. She mumbled a little in her sleep but still didn't wake. He gently brushed his fingers through her hair. He couldn't stop himself. In her sleep Ruth moved her head marginally closer to his hand. Harry looked at her and stroked her cheek gently. So often had he wanted to do that. Ideally, not when she was asleep but even so…
"Ruth you need to wake up," Harry said quietly. He still had his hand in her hair as her eyes fluttered open. He was frozen and couldn't seem to move as Ruth woke up. She sat up and Harry's hand fell away. She looked around confused.
"Oh, sorry Harry," she said flustered and embarrassed at having been caught asleep at her desk. "I'll… just go home." Ruth stacked her files up and neatened her hair. Harry still hadn't moved a muscle. He just stood watching her.
"Are you alright?" Harry asked as Ruth collected herself.
"Yes," Ruth said firmly. She sighed and rubbed her eyes briefly. "I'll see you tomorrow Harry." They locked eyes for a moment and neither could look away. A lot was said in the silence. Ruth couldn't bring her blue eyes away from his brown ones so she closed her eyes for a few seconds to break the connection. She opened them in shock when she suddenly felt Harry's lips against her own.
"Harry…" Ruth said quietly as his face was uncomfortably near hers.
"Goodnight Ruth," Harry said leaving her and going back into his office. Ruth stared around the grid wondering at what on earth had just happened.
Ruth had been so exhausted but that was wiped from her mind when she kept reliving what had happened with Harry before she left the grid. She was lying in bed and she couldn't sleep. She wished she had said something to him. Anything rather than just leaving the grid as soon as possible. She had run away because she was afraid. She picked up her mobile phone and debated calling Harry. She didn't know what she wanted to do. She threw her phone on her bedside table and decided not to call. As soon as she had made this decision her phone started ringing. Ruth sat up in bed and looked at the screen. It was Harry. She took a deep breath before she answered it. She knew she couldn't ignore it.
"Harry," Ruth said as she picked up.
"Hi," he said slowly. "I… I don't actually know why I'm calling."
"That's okay," Ruth said. It was very soothing to her to hear his voice.
"For what?" Ruth asked bewildered.
"For… the kiss. Before you left," Harry said feeling very uncomfortable.
"Don't. Please don't apologise," Ruth said quietly. "I don't want you to," she added quietly.
"That's good," Harry said fighting to hide the relief that went through him as she said that. There was a long silence on the phone. "Did I wake you?"
"No," Ruth said honestly. "I couldn't sleep. I'll see you tomorrow Harry."
"Goodnight Ruth," he said and he put the phone down.