Title: It
A gift for Squarey in the Law & Order Secret Santa exchange.
Characters: Goren, Eames
Rating: PG-13


It's hard and fast on his kitchen table with the uneven leg pounding a breakneck jig on the floor.

It's slow and tender in the 3am darkness when everyone else awake is either drunk or crying or both, and her hair keeps tickling his nose as it swings in time with their gentle rocking.

It's forgetting what he is and knowing who he is, and she's always been his only sure thing.

It's his hand snugged into the crook of her arm and her fingers stretching up to brush his cheek and the persistent thud of her heart against his sternum.

It's all in his head.