Broken Doves
Chapter 2

An:// okay, ummm, I don't know what to say. We find out who Heather really is. Okay, that's it. Oh and it's still Heero's POV

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The next day I heard the doorbell ring at 2pm. I put my ferret back in it's cage to answer it.

The person was leaning on the balcony, face shadowed by a hat. I thought it was Duo at first, until the person lifted their head and I saw piercing blue eyes.
"Hello Heather."
"Hi." I invited her in and closed the door after her.
"How did you find out where I lived?"
"The wonders of computers. May I ask you the same?"
"Broke into St. Gabriel's school records, using my laptop."
"Cool." She looked around, hands in her pockets.
"Nice place. Live by yourself?"
"Yes."
"I live with my friend. You met her. She's threatening to kick me out if my ferret escapes again. She calls it a weasel." Her eyes landed onto the cage. "I see you got one too."
"Yeah. So why are you here?"
"Came to thank you for the dove. It's more beautiful than the first."
"Yeah, this one isn't smashed." She laughed and flopped down on my sofa. "Has anyone ever told you that you're a funny and friendly guy?"
"No."
"I can't see why not." Okay so she's mental. She looked up at me and smiled at my expression.
"You know. I have only known you for what 3 days, and I feel like I've known you for a lot longer." Heather, you don't know the half of it. I watched as she locked at the clock on the wall.
"Hey, I have to run. Mind if I come back tomorrow?"
"No. It's alright."
"Thanks. See you then." She kissed me on the cheek and left.
"Please don't make this harder for me than it already is." I said out loud, after she left.
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Duo stopped by the next day, and I promptly kicked him out.
"Why? Do you have company?"
"I'm going to. Now leave."
"Hi Duo." Heather was sitting on the railing.
"How long were you sitting there?" She was laughing.
"Well, I walked up the street when I saw him walking up your steps, so I just sat here and waited 'til you were done. 'twas quite amusing."
"Well I guess I'll leave you two alone. Don't do anything I wouldn't do."
"That's not saying much." I muttered, but she heard me and started laughing again.
"Night Duo." He walked away, humming that childhood song 'Sitting in a tree.' I will torture him for that.

Heather sat down on the couch. She didn't dress up, thank god. I didn't either. Still the same old tank top and shorts. I don't care how much people beg me to wear something else, this is comfortable and I'm wearing it.
"Want anything?"
"Got coffee?"
"Yeah." When I came back we started talking about stuff. I was content, just sitting with her, talking about pointless things, until we hit the subject of family.
"Do you have any brothers or sisters?" She asked me, after draining the rest of the coffee from her cup.
"I have a older sister of about 2 years. We looked alike, except for the gender." I saw some expression flash across her face but she turned her head to the fireplace.
"I had a younger brother. A man who didn't have a wife and wanted children adopted us. His name was Odin Lowe. My brother and I didn't have names up until then. He called him Odin Jr. When our father died they separated us. I think he was killed in the first war, but I don't know." A tear ran down her face. "I kept the name Lowe, to see if he's track me down, but he hasn't yet." I got up and put our cups in the kitchen so she wouldn't feel embarrassed by crying. Now how was I going to tell her? I came back and sat down next to her. She laid her head on my shoulder.
"You are the sweetest guy I know. I have a surprise for you." She looked at me and then kissed me on the lips. I was shocked. She went for another kiss but I stood up.
"Michelle I can't do that." She looked at me shocked.
"What did you call me?"
"Michelle."
"You've known all along haven't you!" She screamed at me.
"Only when I saw your last name. And you confirmed it now.
"I thought it was you when you said about your sister. Why didn't you say it then! You let me do that!" She was in tears again. I pulled her into my arms and hugged her.
"I didn't know what you were going to do. I thought you were going to tell me that you knew."
"Why didn't you contact me or anything?"
"I'm sorry Michelle. I was training under Dr. J. I wanted to, but he said feelings were weak. You never left my mind."
"I was lost without you Odin."
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I'm stopping here. Somewhat of a cliffhanger. If you still don't know who Heather is then you'll just have to wait til the next part. Oh and just to warn you, I like flames, and I'm not a Relena fan, or yaoi.