Characters: Booth, Brennan
Series: All That Lies Between Us
Prompt Table: Romance
Written for: drabble123
Prompt: #8 (Home)
Word Count: 200
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Though tempted to tiptoe into her bedroom, she recognized the futility of that idea. Ever the pragmatist, she paused for only a moment before striding into her kitchen. The weariness in her muscles lifted an iota as she observed the pot chattering happily on the stove. She inhaled; the air was redolent with garlic and tomato. Booth pivoted to face her.
"Bones... Ready for my six hour sauce?" She quirked an eyebrow, and he added, "Ok, I only had time for Ragu."
"Thank you, Booth, but I'm inclined to go straight to bed."
"What? No foreplay?" He winked. "At least dance with me first."
"There's no music."
"But they're playing our song," he said, sliding his arms around her waist and swaying them gently to a tune only he heard. "Hear it now?" he murmured.
With a sigh, she nodded, letting herself fall headfirst into that crooked grin.
Author's Note: I dedicate this to "Anslie." Thank you for making me smile with your in-depth literary criticism.