Rain

Rommie stood in the doorway of the beach-hut, looking out at the warm rain that was gently falling onto the tropical beach. The other had complained that the weather was ruining their holiday, but Rommie was intrigued: she had never experienced rain before, and stood mesmerised by it.

She slowly took a step forward, walking out from under the porch, and felt the warm water falling all over her skin. She lifted her head up, and let the rain fall on her face. She had never experienced anything like it in her short life. She slowly turned round, letting the rain fall all over her body. She ran her hands through her hair, savouring the feel of the water washing all over her. Without realising what she was doing, she started to spin around on the beach; her held back, a cry of joy coming to her lips as she danced in the warm rain.

Dylan stood at the window, absolutely bemused by Rommie's behaviour. He considered asking Harper to check her out for a virus of some kind, but then he saw the look on her face: he had never seen her so happy, so content. A smile crept to his lips as he watched her. He realised that this was not the first time he had seen her act like a person, and not like the android she was.

Rommie was enjoying herself so much that it took her a while to realise that Dylan was watching her. She smiled at him, and was surprised to see that he was walking out to her a look of utter confusion on his face.

Dylan reach Rommie, and just stood before her as she continued to dance, "You do know it's raining, and your getting wet?" Rommie stopped spinning, "Yes, and it feels wonderful!" she giggled. Dylan felt his throat tighten as Rommie ran her hands through her hair again, wiping it away from her face. He found himself looking at the way her wet clothes hugged her body tightly, showing every line and feature perfectly. He felt his heart beat faster as long-suppressed feelings started to surface.

Rommie noticed how the way she looked affected Dylan, and decided that now was as good a time as any. She slowly moved closer to him, and wrapping her arms around his neck, reached up and kissed him deeply on the lips. Dylan felt like his mind was about to explode as Rommie's lips met his. He put his own arms around her, kissing her as deeply and passionately as she was kissing him.

After what felt like an eternity to the two of them, they broke apart. Rommie looked up to Dylan and smiled, "You've no idea how long I've wanted to do that." Dylan looked back down at her, finding himself lost in her deep eyes, "I've wanted to do that for a long time to, but I was scared about what it would lead to. I was worried that you'd end up like Pax." Rommie brushed a few stray hairs away from his face, "And now?" Dylan smiled, holding her tight, "Now I know that'll never happen, because I'll never do anything to hurt you like that."

Rommie smiled, "I do believe the others have gone into town for the day, and we really should get out of these wet cloths." She said with a wink, leading Dylan back to the beach-hut. Dylan smiled, only one thought on his mind: why had he waited so long?

THE END

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