Disclaimer: Gilmore Girls and all it's characters and situations are property of Amy Sherman-Palladino and The WB/The CW. I do not own anything and will not make any profit from this story.
A/N: Just a cute little fluff story about a happier time in season 3. This was inspired by a small scene in Thunder and Lightning. Sorry, don't remember who it's by. (Sheepish grin.)
"Okay, so we need to meet up this weekend. I mean, the double issue of The Franklin is a big issue, we definitely need to double our efforts as well- are you two even listening?" Paris ranted, looking angrily at Madeline and Louise, who were obviously enthralled by something or the other in the school parking lot. At least Rory was focused, until she followed the gazes of the two girls.
She saw Jess standing against his beat-up, brown car, leather jacket and all. He was looking up at the building in distaste, something Rory thought only made him hotter.
"Who is that?" Louise said breathily, fidgeting with her collar.
Madeline continued staring, "I have no idea, but he can park his car in my driveway anytime."
Paris rolled her eyes, "Down, girls. He's taken."
Both girls' snapped out of their reverie and turned their attention on Paris, "Huh?"
Paris smirked and nodded in the direction Rory was walking in. Straight to Jess.
"Rory? Really?" Louise questioned, looking at the way Jess smiled and put his arm around Rory, pulling her in for a kiss.
"Hey," Paris snapped, feeling the need to defend her friend, "There's nothing wrong with Rory being with a guy like Jess."
"Yeah, but they just seem so… different," Madeline replied, watching as Rory leaned into Jess, both pulled up against the car.
"Well, they're not," Paris said stiffly, "Now get your minds out of the gutter and move, we're gonna be late."
"What're you doing here?" Rory smiled as she approached her boyfriend.
Jess smiled at her, "Came to pick you up. Surprise you," he put his arm around her waist and pulled her in for a kiss. "Surprise," he added, pulling her flush against him.
Rory smiled, "Well, it's a nice surprise."
"Oh, yeah?" He cocked an eyebrow.
"Yeah," she replied, grinning, leaning in for another kiss. "Oh, and you'll be happy to know that all the girls at Chilton think you're incredibly hot."
Jess smirked, "Is this your subtle way of implying that I get you all hot and bothered?"
Rory hit him playfully on the chest, "I don't need Chilton to let you know that."
What she needed was for him to smile again, it was that sincere, slightly crooked smile he gave her, and only her.
"Success," Rory thought as Jess smiled, "Oh, really?"
"Really," Rory replied, leaning in to kiss him again.
I was watching season four and just felt the need for some Lit fluff, so I decided to write this. How bogus is season four, huh? The only good things are the 4 Milo episodes and the JJ kiss at the end.