Title: The Realest Thing (1/1)
Rating: K+ or PG
Spoilers: Through all of Season 5.
Timeline: Post-5x22: The Beginning in the End.
Notes: 100 words. Blink and you might miss them. Disclaimer: Bones and its characters belong to FOX, not me. This story is purely meant to entertain. No copyright infringement is intended.
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Continents, oceans, disparate expectations divide them.
Yet she sees Booth everywhere: the jut of his laryngeal prominence as he throws his head back and laughs at something she said, something she hadn't intended to be humorous; the calm of his eyes as they meet hers over a coffee mug; the wide horizon of his shoulders hunching as she tells him she is not that woman.
Phantom fingers glide along her back, and she bites her lip, scolding herself for perceiving that which is not there.
Every evening she eats until she is full.
Every night she goes to bed hungry.