Brennan could understand the joys of living vicariously. One did not have to feel the weight of responsibilities and liabilities on her shoulders, not did one have to fully commit to anything. It was simple to just watch and enjoy.

Should anyone have asked her whether she'd prefer reality over fantasy, she'd have told them 'no', any day!

As Booth's mouth descended over her own, her opinion immediately changed, however. The soft, wet brush of their lips made her ache with pleasure and she moaned slightly.

"Bones?"

Her eyes flicked off the couple making out wildly in the corner to meet Booth's concerned ones.

Maybe not.

Imagination sure was a powerful thing!