Unrequited Love By Lauren Metal

A response to the Unrequited Love drabble (100 word) fic challenge at third watch dot net.

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"You ready to call it a night?" Kim asks, stifling a yawn as we restock the bus at the end of yet another shift together.

"Your place or mine," I tease, looming so close that I can feel her tiny body against mine, her breath in my ear.

She laughs. She thinks I'm funny, but it's not really so much a joke to me anymore.

What she doesn't know is that the answer I long to hear is so much more than the fleeting "Good night, Carlos," I get as she sidesteps my embrace and slips off into the darkness.

*** *** *** *** Yeah, so my muse has a one track mind!