A/N: Thanks to those who reviewed! Glad you're liking it. I need more quotes from the first and second season--I have "You were fantastic" waiting. Any ideas?

He confirmed her importance in ten words.

Time had been torn to pieces. It was her fault, absolutely her fault, because she had to go and change history. But even after that, even with the risk that the world would collapse, he couldn't leave her.

He said he would. At the moment, she hadn't cared. But she would have. It would have hurt her.

He could scare her, but he could never, ever hurt her.

Ten words was all it took.

I wasn't really going to leave you on your own.

Because that was how much she meant to him.