Title: Dark

Rating: K+

Word Count: 100

Spoilers: 2.09 - Aliens in a Spaceship

Disclaimer: Obviously not mine.

A/N: I haven't written anything for quite some time, but I'm going through Bones withdrawal. This is a series of drabbles, all BB of course, occurring at different times in their relationship. I have a feeling this will work better for me than trying to get the new multichapter fic out of my head, with time constraints and all. Just a note, the rating may change in the future. Anyways, I hope you enjoy these little stolen moments!

"Sometimes at night," she says quietly, "I think about being buried alive." Her sad eyes find his, and she sighs against his shoulder.

He doesn't know what to say, because this sharing of feelings is not normal for them; it's too risky, too vulnerable.

Instead of saying anything, he simply slips an arm around her body and holds her tighter.

"I'm not afraid of the dark when you're here, Booth."

This is new, the way she makes his breath catch and his heart skip a beat, but the smile on his face is the same.

"Me neither, Bones. Me neither…"