7.

It was over. After so many years and so much pain it was over. Was this how it felt not to hurt?

There she was, as beautiful as ever. She moved down the platform towards him, that old smile she always used to give him firm on her face. He stepped back when she reached him, not wanting to believe it.

She was talking, thanking him but all he could focus on was the sound of her voice. She reached out slowly, taking his hand to lead him out of there. She was really there.

Lily.

His heart soared free.