“I thought we agreed not to open things up.”
An Affair of Time
The digital glow of the clock served as an unwelcome reminder of their remaining time together.
Beauty and the Brain
“And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised!”
Behind the Mask
He loved her, and she loved him. They deserved to be together.
A Christmas Carol
“I am the Ghost of Christmas Past…but you may call me Prudence.”
“Good things come to those who wait.”
It sounded like Madeline was talking to someone–and she sounded like she was in pain.
Double Shot of Jack
Call me crazy, but I like listening to people’s problems.
“Use any means necessary.”
The First Deception
First looks were often deceiving.
Four Light Years Different
“We’ve been sweeping for the last two months. Paul and Madeline are gone.”
The Games People Play
He had been beaten at his own game.
In the Wake of a Passing Dream
He felt bad about coming over at this time of night, as he always did, but he needed her. There was nowhere else to go.
“She is the best of both worlds.”
“If you’re going to learn, Nikita, you have to learn by example. Observe.”
We don’t have to leave … we’re home.
Memories of Paradise and Hell
To Section, she was gone, nothing more than a profile accessible on a terminal.
“What if I told you I had an effective, all-natural cure for your motion sickness?”
“There are a few more issues that require your immediate attention.”
Persistence of Memory
So he broke the one policy he never thought he would break. He set her free.
“He wore this for me. He said he’d never take it off unless one of us–”
A Section One Christmas
“There’s a little bit of everyone on this tree.”
is it just me, or is this place boring? here’s a survey for you all to pass the time.
That’s Where It Is
“Does he love me? I want to know.”
Til Death Do Us Part
They had made a promise, years ago, that should they ever escape, they would come here.
“We’re going to be here a while; we might as well call a truce.”
She couldn’t refuse a request from the man who determined whether she lived or died.
The Weakness in Me
He knew something was wrong when she knocked.
“I would be honored to give you away.”
La Femme Rayonlune
All Eyes on Him
Beyond These Walls
The Big Oops
Birkoff the Boxer
Coins in the Fountain
Encomium of Madeline
Face in the Mirror
Les Larmes de Rires
Little Known Holidays
The Look of Love
Naughty or Nice
Ode to Mowen
She Drives Me Crazy
Sleeping with the Ally
That Kind of Idiot
The Tower, Our Temple
This is My Dilemma
Voice in the Bedroom
You’re the Boss
Ways to Be Romantic
(A Drabble Series)
Way #1: Put a Rose on Her Pillow
Way #2: Make a Tape of Her Favorite Songs
Way #3: Memorize Important Dates!
Way #4: Mail Him Your Lingerie
Way #5: Brush Her Hair
Way #6: Blow Bubbles Together
Way #7: Recite Poetry While Making Love
Way #8: Kidnap Her!
Way #9: Give Her Flowers that Match Her Eyes
Way #10: Send Him a Provocative Invitation
Way #11: Tell Her She’s Wonderful (in Public!)
Way #12: Dance in Public When There’s No Music Playing
Way #13: A Variation of Way #1…
Way #14: Write Him a Note with Crayons
Way #15: Serve Her Breakfast by Candlelight
Way #16: Win Him a Stuffed Animal at the Carnival
Way #17: Seal His Letter with a Kiss
Way #18: Make Love in the Morning
Way #19: Replace Her Cereal with Conversation Hearts
Way #20: Pass Him Your Underwear During a Public Function
Way #21: Shower Together
Way #22: Make Love in an Elevator
Way #23: Join the Mile High Club
Way #24: Lay in a Hammock Together
Way #25: Stand Up for Her
Way #26: Pre-Determine Her Fortune
Way #27: Draw Her a Bath
Way #28: Comment on His Horoscope
Way #29: Surprise Him with Satin Sheets
Way #30: Have Your Pictures Taken Together at a Photo Booth
Way #31: Read the Kama Sutra Together
Way #32: Play Strip Chess
Way #33: Go Golfing Together
Way #34: Carve Your Initials Into a Tree
Way #35: Watch Cloud Formations
Way #36: Get Him a Wristwatch
Way #37: Visit a Playground at Midnight