This is the end, my only friend, the end, ahem. Well this just so happens to be the final chapter, hope you all enjoy it.

Chapter 8 – Beginning of The Beginning

"Beast Boy, there's something I'd like to talk to you about."

"W-what is it Raven?"

"Well it's just about four days ago."

"Yeah."

"I want to know, why did you tell me that that day."

Beast Boy felt confused at why she would ask him a question like that, but he decided to go with it anyway.

"Why wouldn't I?"

"I dunno, why would you?"

"It 's hard to say, when I first met you Raven, I had always considered you a team mate, but you never seemed to appreciate me and I'd just assume you hated me. Soon I got to see in fact you didn't. Then I wanted to keep pushing at making you laugh, making you smile. One day I stopped to think why I did all that, and went through the trouble in doing those things, and saw that it was because I had begun to like you."

"I see. So that's why you'd pester me almost every day."

"Yup." Beast Boy could feel himself blushing after once again telling Raven another fact about himself.

"Well it's only fair to tell you why I said what I did that day too..."

"Beast Boy, the reason I had refused you is because I was afraid of what would happen."

"Afraid?"

"You know how my powers are driven by my own emotions right?"

"Sure."

"Well, I'm afraid they would go out of control if I feel anything at all, so I have to keep them in line and never let them out."

"So?"

"What do you mean so?"

"Well you know how we were having a good time back at the mall right?"

"Sure."

"Weren't you feeling happy then, I know I was Rae."

Raven stopped and thought of how the day was, for once she had actually had fun at the mall, and it was with Beast Boy. It was the kind of day that you don't experience everyday.

"Yeah...I was happy that day, I'm not happy too often but yes I was."

"Well that's my point exactly."

Beast Boy scooted himself a little closer to Raven so that he was in arms reach of Raven.

"Well, Beast Boy, that was the only reason I had refused you."

"Really? So then, there isn't anything wrong with me?"

"No."

"And I'm a pretty funny guy?"

"Well I dunno."

"Aw come on, you have to admit some of my material is funny."

"Okay, some of your jokes are funny..."

"YES!"

"So if that was the only reason you had refused me then does that mean you kinda like me?"

Raven fidgeted a bit where she sat, she felt uncomfortable about telling the truth, but she couldn't hide it forever, it wasn't fair to Beast Boy and she had a promise to keep to Starfire.

"...I..."

"Raven..." Beast Boy put his hand on hers before speaking his mind to her. "You don't have to say anything if you don't want to. If you don't like me, then say so."

"No, I have to tell you the truth, it's the reason I called you here."

"Raven?"

Raven pulled her hood down and stared at Beast Boy. Beast Boy could see she was blushing.

"Beast Boy...I've been feeling the same way you have for me for some time as well. So the truth is...I love you too. You're the first one I've ever really loved, and you're the only one who's ever paid this much attention to me, but I wanted to avoid liking you because of my emotions, they'll only go out of control. That's why everyday I meditate, and make sure my feelings are in line. Imagine what kind of damage I can unleash if I were to love anyone."

"Rae, I don't care how crazy and flipped out your powers get because I love you."

"But..."

"It'll all work out, we'll cope with it so that it works out no matter what. If you honestly want a relationship, then I do too...Rae-mmph"

Beast Boy couldn't get out the last of his words seeing as Raven was overwhelmed with her emotions and had already begun to kiss him gently. "Wow, isn't it the guy's job to make the first move? Ah whatever..." The two eventually separated from their first kiss. Raven stared at Beast Boy in embarrassment.

"I'm sorry..."

"For what?"

Tears began to run down Raven's face, she had kept her loving emotions locked away for so long that they were all coming out at once, and yet, nothing was blowing up, and her powers were in tact just as they should be. Beast Boy took the opportunity to wrap his arms around her waist and bring himself closer to her. He wiped the tears from her pale complexion and brushed some locks of her hair away from her face.

"I love you Raven. So much."

"I love you Beast Boy. You know it doesn't feel strange to say those words anymore, even if I use to despise them."

The two embraced in another kiss. Raven leaned her body against Beast Boys forcing the two to collapse onto the bed.

"Guess we should tell the others about us later huh Rae?"

"Much later, they don't need to know this second."

"Yeah you're right."

Raven buried her face into Beast Boy's chest and listened to his heart beating.

"This will work out, at least I think it will." Raven said softly.

"Yeah, it will if we want it to."

"Yes."

Happy with the new love they had found together, they spent the rest of the morning asleep in each other's arms.

The End

Well, before my final words, I wanna say thanks to all those who enjoyed my story, really! I didn't think I'd end up completing this, but I did thanks to everyone's support, and it even is motivating me to make another story. So here goes.

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