My first HIMYM! I decided to try something new for once. XP I don't know where these drabbles are coming from, honestly. It's not how I normally write. But I suppose they work in the long run. Enjoy!

"Just as soon..."


"We..." There was a pause, and then,

"Can!" He sighed and hung up the phone before the 'beep' sounded, prompting him to leave a message on his own phone. How many times had he listened to that message just to hear her voice mingling with his? He leaned back in his office chair, straightening out invisible wrinkles in the immaculate suit.

He stared at the phone sitting innocently on his desk. When was he going to work up the gall to finally tell her?

Barney sighed and dialed, listening to his phone ring in his pocket.