All You WantAuthor: andwhenwespeakFandom:
“Do you even know what love is, Victoria?” he’d asked her.
And yeah, she knew. Love was something hard and bright. Something beautiful and strong that could shatter lives and hearts alike with one pure clear note.
“People want love to be safe,” she’d told him.
“Is that so wrong?”
“It’s weak,” she’d said, and looked him straight in the eye, this gentle man who said he wanted to protect her. “You know that, Benton. You pretend you don’t, but you do. You know what you really want, deep down.”
She touched his face. “Come with me,” she said. “Please.”