|Like Old Times
Author: roca dos PM
One look can convey so much. Linzin.Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance/Angst - Chief Lin Beifong & Tenzin - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,047 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 05-19-12 - Published: 05-14-12 - Status: Complete - id: 8116611
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Disclaimer: Don't own LoK.
AN: SPOILERS for Ep. 6! This is my first Tenzin x Lin drabble, let me know what you think! ;) Oh, and, is it Linzin or Tenlin?
She asks the question and he replies in kind. They reach a truce of sorts to work together for a night. "Like old times," they both agree.
It then becomes difficult not to be acutely aware of his presence, so close to her own. But, she is not alone. Tenzin is not as unaffected as he appears. Her mother taught her well and Lin can sense the quickening of his heart, fluttering as fast as it once did.
That look, his face, his eyes. All the things that have remained unsaid for so long pass between them in silence.
A mutual crush that grew to young love.
A promise of forever.
The life that could've been.
As they walk together, as they stand side by side looking out into the arena, it all floods back to her in a heady rush.
His hand on her hip, flesh against flesh.
Fingers through her hair, her lips claiming his.
The intimate knowledge of the other that each possess can never be undone or forgotten. Not back then when the end arrived, not now when something looms just beyond.
Moving above him, her grin teases, taunts.
Until he flips them, making her gasp, making her smile in surprise.
It is a part of them - their history - and it will always be. What and who has happened since cannot change that. And sometimes, sometimes it doesn't seem like it was so long ago.
The weight of his body, the feel of his skin.
"Lin..." the whispered growl in her ear...
Chief Beifong contains the shudder that begins at her core. She crosses her arms, forcing away the memories to focus at the task at hand.