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Fic: Simple Thing (Double Drabble #22)
B&W B/B - lerdo
only_more_love
Title: Simple Thing
Characters:  Booth, Brennan
Rating: K or PG
Timeframe: Sometime after Santa in the Slush, but no spoilers for that episode.
Words: 200
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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The quiet of her apartment generally comforts her, but tonight it bumps against her skin in a way that leaves her feeling empty. So without really thinking about it, Brennan finds herself standing outside his apartment with a large box of pizza in her hands. The door finally opens after three knocks. Booth clutches a crumpled napkin in his hand. Lifting an eyebrow, he says, "Sorry, you have the wrong apartment. I didn't order any pizza."

His response irritates her; she doesn't know why. Not bothering to answer, she goes to leave. Before she's taken a single step, his hand wraps around her bicep and turns her around. "Hey, Bones, it was just a joke." His voice softens. "A dumb joke." He dips his head to look directly in her eyes. "Come on in."

She motions toward his napkin. "It looks like you're already eating dinner. I don't want to... I'll—"

"Shh. I've always got room for pizza."

His hand still rests on her arm, and she finds she doesn't mind it. When he tugs her inside, she doesn't resist. A smile lights his dark eyes and when he says, "I'm glad you stopped by," she realizes she is, too.


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*grin* There's something simply comforting about this. I'm finding myself (rather irrationally, I'd say) wanting to hug this drabble, but since I can't...
*hugs you* Bravo :)

Thanks, Ren. *hugs you back* I'm glad this had that kind of feeling for you; that's how it felt to me, too. Nothing extraordinary–just two friends keeping each other company. :)

Exactly. And sometimes just having a friend is the most important thing of all. It doesn't change the situation but it sure makes it easier..

BTW, I'm 4 episodes into SGA. My fave characters so far are Sheppard and Weir. If I'm correct, you ship them, yes? *g*

Yep!
...They're kind of adorable, eh? =)

if you want to tell her that she's been good, you shold say "bravA" because she's a girl :P

Aha! Thought there might be something wonky about that sentence.
That right there? Proof that me + foreign languages is a bad combination *g*

oh, c'mon, you're not so bad!
And if you want some advices about Italian sentences you can always ask me! ;)
ciao ciao :P

lol :D
I think there's a conspiracy going on here! One of my best friends has been trying to get me to learn Italian too, hehe.
Okay, one question then- how do I say thank you?

...so, you really should try to learn Italian :P
thanks = grazie
thank you = ti ringrazio

Well grazie then :D

O.O
I just found out that two of my other friends already speak Italian.
*mutters*
I'm doomed.

I'm pretty sure that Hodgins would have said: "There's a conspiracy going on here, babe..."

:D

I told you! The world is out to get me xD

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