The Twilight Twenty-Five
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Prompt: 25 – If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Pen name: evieeden
She said no the first time he asked. And the second. And the third.
He wasn't upset by her words of rejection, he knew it would take a while for her to get past all of her reservations and take a chance on him, so he was prepared to wait.
All he had to do was just be there. He had to show her that he wasn't willing to give up on her and that he was there for the long haul.
One day he asked, his fifty-third attempt, and this time she said yes.
They celebrated with a kiss.