Nikolai brushes them away carefully and moves closer to Alina, squatting in front of her; she thinks he's going to kiss her, and maybe she wants to—the last time they kissed, they were in war, so long ago—but all he does is cup her cheek with his hand. She wants to draw back, she wants to lean in. Nikolai brushes her scar with his thumb, carefully. "Does it hurt?" he asks.
Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,756 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/4/2017 - Malyen O., Alina S., Nikolai L. - Complete