Date: Spring 2012 Characters: Candice Wilmer, Jamie Madrox Summary: Partners in need are partners indeed. Warnings: None Status: Complete Open to the bar
There wasn't anything to do in an empty apartment but flip through channels that showed the same propaganda, the same scare tactics and pray she wouldn't have to go to bed alone. Praying led to worrying and from then on she couldn't pull herself out of her state until she called him. She didn't like to seem dependent, no matter how much truth there was to that.
Meet me at O'Shaughnessy's.
It was the best message she could've found waiting on her answering machine and at the best of times. Now, if only Jamie hadn't sounded like the world was ending, then she might've actually looked forward to seeing him.
Waiting in the dim bar fifteen minutes later, her back to the wall and not the door, she only brightened up a little at the thought of company.