You and I Together…
Disclaimer: Not mine, just own everything that isn't Power Rangers related.
:: Hello! This is the last installment in my You and I Both series. I'm thinking to make this into two or three parts. Please don't get bored following the series! Lol. I'm trying to finish the fourth chapter of The Sun, the Moon and the Stars. It will be a long chapter, so it'll take a while. Anyway, this is the first part. The title is taken from Damage's song. I hope you like it. Enjoy!
Part one: Wonderful Tonight
" You know what, Tommy?" Kim sat down at the empty spot beside Tommy. Her husband was in the middle of watching the NBA rerun. He grabbed a handful of popcorn and popped them into his mouth. Kim narrowed her eyes menacingly. This was one of those rarely occassions where he would really ignore her at all. And Kim didn't like to be ignored, especially not by her husband. " Tommy,"
" Hmm?" he murmured, eyes were still focused at the television. He took the remote and raised the volume.
" Tommy, are you listening to me?" Kim asked again. She was exhausted and not in the mood for one of his games right now. Work had been crazy. The only person who could lessen the burden was busy watching some guys running and passing basketball to each other.
" Yes, up to you, Sweety. I'm up for everything," he said, gritting his teeth when his team started losing. Kim cocked a more than slightly amused eyebrow at that. Something never changed. Poor Tommy had to start accepting the fact that his team was about to lose for the fifth time in a row.
Kim pouted. A high school habit which she still loved to display once or twice these days. Tommy thought she was asking him about dinner! He's lucky enough if she still wanted to share the news with him. Maybe she should wait until the game ended? Or maybe not telling him until tomorrow would serve him right.
At the end, Kim chose none of the above. She started again. " Tommy, I-,"
The high school science teacher sighed and lifted his hand, effectively cut her mid-sentence. He took her hand in his and gave it a squeeze. " Kim, you know I love you. And you also know that I'll love whatever you cook for dinner,"
Kim squinted her eyes, not knowing whether she wanted to slap him or kiss him more. He was still thinking about the dinner menu. Why would she be this irritated if it was only a 'what-do-you-want-for-dinner' thing anyway?
" Right," Kim smiled although the light didn't reach her brown eyes. She gently pulled her hand from his grasp and stroked his cheek with care. It was all she could do not to pinch the stubbly cheek hard. After receiving a grateful warm smile from Tommy, she quietly slipped off the couch and made her way to the kitchen. " I'm completely understand if you prefer to finish watching the game to hearing that you're going to be a father soon. And Handsome, dinner will be ready in twenty. Roasted chicken. You love it, right?"
Kim slowed her steps, taking sometimes to let the words sink into his brain. She nearly growled when Tommy's answer was, " Sure, Beautiful. Totally love it,"
" Whatever," Kim muttered to herself, letting out a heavy breath.
It's true that in about seven months, Tommy's going to be a father. Kim'd never felt so happy, nervous, content, anxious altogether like this before. She's pregnant! She hadn't had her period for two months and with the constantly nauseous, which later she assumed was what people called the morning sickness, she finally got pregnancy test. She tried it three times, all said the same.
After nearly two years of marriage, Tommy Oliver and Kimberly Oliver were going to be parents!
She hadn't told anyone, thinking that her husband was the first person who deserved to know the good news before anyone else did. But, well, it seemed that he's more attracted to watch the-,
" Kim?" he called out. There's something in his voice that made her stop and turn around.
Trying to stifle her grin, Kim put the best cool expression she could muster in her state of wanting to jump and run all over the living room. " Yes, Tommy?"
" What did you say just now?" he blinked, his eyes searching her face closely. " before the roasted chicken thing?"
" Uhm… I said that I perfectly understand if you want to continue to watch the game," she replied calmly, watching as his expression changed into one of those Tommy's frustated and puppy-dog look combined into one.
" After that one," he said impatiently and without breaking their gazes, clicking off the television.
" That in less than nine months, you're gonna be a father?" Kim finally broke into giggles. She couldn't help it much longer. Kimberly took a long appreciative look at his husband. Just stepped out of the shower half an hour ago, he didn't bother to put a shirt on and his hair was still slightly wet. Tommy was a perfect picture of a sexy man. She thought about how lucky she was over and over again.
Tommy was in awe. He was speechless and all he could do was just sitting there and looking at his wife. He didn't take her words, the going-to-be-a-father part, at the first time. He thought that his ears were playing silly tricks on him. But wow…
Kim shrieked when Tommy jumped out of the couch and dragged his feet to her with lightning speed. His face was practically glowing. He stopped right in front of her and framed her lovely face with his hands.
" Say it again," he breathed.
" You finally will have either little Kim or Tommy to spoil," she said willingly, feeling her eyes begin to misting up. He always loved kids but having their own children was certainly different.
" You're pregnant," he whispered, grinning so wide that his cheeks hurt. When she nodded, he grabbed her around the waist and swirled her around. Kim laughed. She was so happy that it felt like her chest was going to burst.
Kim wrapped her legs around his waist and threw her arms around his neck, unwilling to surrender the cozy position just yet. Tommy seemed to have the same thought as he pulled her into a warm and comforting kiss that left her breathless after he pulled back. He pecked a quick kiss to her forehead and hugged her snugly in his arms.
" Why didn't you tell me sooner?" he whined after he lowered her feet back to the floor, looking down at her still smiling face. He too couldn't kick the smile from his feature. " and you let me babble about dinner," he looked a tiny bit embarrassed for not paying attention to what she was saying earlier more seriously.
" Well, it looked like you enjoyed watching your team losing so much that I didn't have the heart to disturb you," she said jokingly.
Tommy simply rolled his eyes at the mention of his losing team. She's right though. That was a rerun so he had known the final result. 129-99. He sighed. " Didn't have the heart to disturb me, huh?"
" God, Kim," he drew small circle on her back. " thank you. I'm so happy that I can't even find the word to express my feelings,"
" Same here," Kim snuggled deeper into his embrace. She used to regret her 5'2'' petite form but that was before she discovered how it was to be encased in his arms. She could tolerate her lack of heights better now.
After staying in each other's arms for a long moment, Tommy asked, " How about dinner?" his question was followed by a loud rumble coming from his stomach.
" Oh yeah, Oliver," Kim swatted his chest playfully. " you really know how to ruin the moment, don't you,"
Tommy laughed. " I love you, Beautiful,"
" Good thing that the feeling's mutual," she tip toed and kissed his cheek.
: Thank you for reading. I know that I didn't write the wedding chapter, but maybe I'll write snippets about it in the next part. Please don't forget to leave your reviews. No Flame please, thanks.
- Yuuri ; )