|Arias, Duets and Romance
Author: iloveromance PM
Although I absolutely LOVE the original episode, this is my dreamy, alternate version of "First Date". Niles and Daphne find it hard to admit or deny their feelings for one another.Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Romance - Niles & Daphne - Chapters: 9 - Words: 4,848 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 03-31-11 - Published: 03-24-11 - Status: Complete - id: 6844685
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Daphne gasped; her heart racing from the sudden shock.
"Oh, Dr. Crane! You startled me!"
"I'm sorry." Frasier said. "I thought you saw me come in."
Daphne smiled; her cheeks filling with color. "Must have been deep in me thoughts again. I'll get breakfast on
the table right away."
"No rush. Just take your time." Frasier said.
Daphne couldn't help but notice that Frasier watching her. "Something wrong, Dr. Crane?"
"I'm sorry if I was staring." Frasier said.
"It's quite all right. Rather flattering actually." Daphne said.
"Not to mention rude!" Frasier said.
"Oh, I don't think so." Daphne said. "Not if you find interest in what you're starin' at. Find me interesting, do you?"
"It's fine. A bit unusual, since I don't get many stares these days."
Frasier smiled. "Actually I was going to mention how happy you seem this morning."
"And what makes you say that?" Daphne asked, amazed that he'd even noticed.
"Well for starters you were humming Heart and Soul when I walked in."
Daphne's cheeks burned with embarrassment. "Oh. I'm sorry, Dr. Crane! Won't happen again."
"No need to apologize. It's a beautiful song! I used to love to play it on the piano when I was a boy. Niles and I
would sit in front of the piano, our fingers poised on the keys..."
Daphne's heart warmed, just thinking about him. She closed her eyes, remembering the events of the previous
It was the most romantic night of her life...