Title: Jagged Edges Author escapist_art Rating: G Word Count: 100 Disclaimer: Lost is not mine, neither are Charlie or Claire. Though the idea of owning them has it's appeal. Characters: Charlie, Claire(implied) Author's Note: Drabble based on the prompt, "Sharp", written for Lost Squee.
The look that she gave him cut him to the quick. "No, Charlie, I don't, won't, feel that way about you." It was clear to him now that no matter what he did for her, it would never be enough. She would never feel for him what he felt for her. It wasn't just a matter of waiting; of proving himself. He could give her the very moon, and it would never be enough to turn her heart. With a slow, sad nod he backed away from her, the shards of his broken heart cutting like glass deep within him.