Of Hide and Seek [C] Sept 23, 2014 19:41:58 GMT -5
Post by Devin DeLaney-St. Fleur on Sept 23, 2014 19:41:58 GMT -5
"They're alive, Redd. I can feel it in my knees." She said with a sage nod, glancing over her shoulder at the hairy mountain plodding steadily behind her. He should know by now that any gut feeling worth having was had in the knees. Sent them tingling, gave you the feeling like you needed to run and find the source of that tingling. It was a pull, a tug, a hope. It was more than hope though, it was a firm belief. "Alive as in, still living-breathing-laughing-brother-of-mine. And brother-of-mine's cute boyfriend. And the kiddie. In the knees, I tell you, I can feel it."
She could also feel him disagreeing, and that wasn't coming from her knees. It was coming from that prickle you get in the back of your neck when someone is kind of frustrating you. She pulled up short, causing him to nearly bump into her when she whirled around to face him. He was so close she could see the rise and fall of his chest beneath his shirt, could make out the planes of his body beneath. She wanted to reach out and touch it, make sure he was real, alive. He wasn't just some friend They had placed to make her feel good, and safe.
Deep green eyes flicked up to meet his, pools of rust that made her think of clockwork and the sea-side. She felt safe looking into those eyes, safe enough to share everything. Safe enough to share a search for a brother who was technically a traitor to the Fulsi. Safe enough to venture out of the comfortable walls of their basement/laboratory. But those warm, safe eyes also worried her, because she saw doubt wavering his gaze, the puckered brow of one who is trying not to make you worry but worries you a thousand times more by what was left unsaid. She bit her lip, brows furrowing to match his. "I mean, what you found at the Inn is proof that Casey got away. Right? It means they escaped the fire. And the Carna." She stood on tiptoe to get a better look at his face, pitching forward as she lost her balance; she grabbed onto his arms to steady herself. "It's like a game of hide and seek, Redd. They're hiding, waiting for us to seek. So, we'll seek until they're sought." She said, speaking into his chest. She wanted to hug him. But she looked up at his face, clear eyes wide and troubled. "Right, Redd?"
ooc| short 'n sweet <3 I missed posting with this chica!