Title: Anticipation Author escapist_art Rating: G Word Count: 100 Disclaimer: Lost is not mine, nor is Charlie. Characters: Charlie Author's Note: Drabble based on the prompt, "Anticipation", written for Lost Squee.
After all the squabbling and tension of the day, the setting of the sun brought a cooling of tempers, and a resignation to fates. Charlie sat near the warmth of the fire, his arms wrapping his knees, and his head hanging low. Love was never a waste of time, he told himself, even if it ended with this much pain. The thought leant him new strength, and he rose, making his way across the camp to one of the tents. As he gripped the pole, he leaned part of his body inside, and cast an uncertain look at the occupant.