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Bones Ficlet: Home Truths (#98 in ATLBU)
L'ecrivez
only_more_love

Title: Home Truths
Characters: Booth, Brennan
Rating:
K or PG
Spoilers:
None
Word Count: 159
Disclaimer:
Bones and its characters belong to FOX, not me. This story is purely meant to entertain. No copyright infringement is intended.
Story Notes:
This was written in response to a prompt at the Bones Anonymous Kink Meme.  Prompt: Booth/Brennan. Toothbrush
Author note:
Only three more of these, including this one. Doesn't mean I'll stop writing drabbles and ficlets -- sometimes I think that's all my baby girl's left me time to write *g* -- but it might be time to stick 'em in a different series. Maybe that's arbitrary; still, 100 seems like a nice round number. :)
Thanks for reading, and if you leave feedback, thanks for that as well.

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Home Truths

He wakes alone.

A quick turn of his head and he knows Brennan's no longer lying beside him. Breathing deeply, he inhales her scent from the other pillow. Last night they’d roared across a line that had been an artificial barrier for too long. This morning he’s fuzzy-headed from lack of sleep.

He doesn’t mind – not when he can still feel her bare skin under his fingertips.

He tiptoes to the bathroom. Pausing at the doorway, he clears his throat.

Visibly startled, she turns. “I…didn’t bring my toothbrush, and I couldn’t find an extra one.” Her cheeks flush as she waves a toothbrush at him. If he didn’t know better, he’d think she was nervous. “I hope you don’t mind that I borrowed yours.”

When only a few inches separate them, Booth brushes his hand over her sleep-tousled hair. Letting his lips curve to match the smile inside him, he says, “What’s mine is yours, Bones. Always has been."

 


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*Last night they’d roared across a line that had been an artificial barrier for too long.*

Loved that line!!!

Ha! About time too. Them I mean

Love this, and loved this line especially: Last night they’d roared across a line that had been an artificial barrier for too long. Yes, please HH: let them roar across that line....


I love this - it starts with something raw and primal but it's the end that makes it clear that this is a relationship that will last.

I don't know how you pack so much into so few words, but you always do beautifully.

Love: He doesn’t mind – not when he can still feel her bare skin under his fingertips. and, of course the undeniably Booth ending line.

Fantastic.

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