- quick last part to this weird little story, follows on from where i left off
in chasing logan
Author; Becky Lee
Summary; Can Logan and Marie finally be together? Hell yes!
Disclaimer; I do not own the characters
Archive; whatever, just ask
Notes; Wanna say thanks en masse to peeps who gave me some lovely feedback
and I�ve just been too damn butt-lazy to reply individually, so cheers to:
Bani, Domino, Karen, Terri, Rogue, Ally, Karen B, Jonas, Cat, Susan K, Beck,
Leah and Victoria. This last bit is the follow up to Chasing Logan, sorry it
took a while but things have been a little nuts lately and I�m sure they�re
bound to get a whole lot worse! Anyhow this part�s inspired by Jewel�s
�Painters�, the lyrics being; �He said, Love, I love you, I wanna give the
mountains, the star shine, the sunset too. I just wanna give you a world as
beautiful as you, are to me�.
Logan tensed, once again in the darkness. His whole body ached as though
he�d just run a marathon.
Logan attempted to open his eyes, the lids feeling unusually heavy. He
managed to open them a crack, taking in his surroundings. His was in his
room, in his bed and as far as he could tell�wearing only a sheet. As the
muffled voice drifted to his ears again, the events before he blacked out
came flooding back to him. His eyes snapped open and he sat up sharply,
wincing at the stiffness in his lower back.
�Logan, hold still. Do you want me to get Jean?�
Marie sat next to him, cross-legged on the edge of his bed in a miniscule
nightdress, a worried look on her face and a warm hand on his shoulder.
Relief washed over him in blissful waves. She was all right, she was fine
and safe and he was alive. It was everything he could wish for. Well, almost
�No, I�m fine, darlin. You?� He couldn�t stop the question exiting his
throat. He had to be absolutely sure he hadn�t caused her further pain.
�Perfect.� Rogue couldn�t stop her beaming smile. He called her darlin.
Maybe there WAS something there other than friendship. He�d saved her life
yet again, but she wasn�t entirely convinced he�d done it for any other
reason than because of his promise to take care of her. She hoped he had
done it out of love, that he�d give her another chance at making them both
happy. She wanted to tell him everything, about how much she wanted to with
him forever, apologise for being so frightened and cruel, but right now, all
she wanted to do was slide under that sheet and lie in his arms.
Logan shifted, sitting up, careful not to dislodge the paper-thin sheet, the
only thing covering him, from slipping from the bed. He looked Marie up and
down. She looked contented enough, but there was something else behind that.
She was fidgeting like crazy, like she wanted to say or do something, but
like she was heeled by apprehension. He knew one of them had to mention all
that had taken place in the run up to her accident, he understood that they
needed to talk.
Before Logan could even continue the sentence, Marie leapt forward throwing
her arms around his neck and flattening her body to his, as she sent them
both hurtling backwards into the soft mattress. She clung onto his athletic
shoulders for dear life, as she rambled into his ear.
�Oh, Logan, I�m so sorry. I know I�ve been a complete moron and a heartless
bitch to you, but can you ever forgive me? I know I don�t deserve it, but if
you just let me make it up to you, I can show you how much I really do love
you� I was just scared of you hurting me, but I know you never would again,
I know you never meant to in the first place and I know now that sometimes,
you have to take a risk on love...I�m a total fool, I admit it, but if you
give me a chance, I�ll love you more deeply and more passionately than ever
before. I just know I can make you sublimely happy, just please�please don�t
leave me again, I couldn�t bear it!�
Logan had never experienced exquisite pleasure like this. He was grinning
like an idiot. He had the woman he�d always loved confessing her undying
affection and the woman he�d always wanted lying on top of his practically
naked body. He urged Marie into loosening her grip and brought her head up
in his hands so he could look into her eyes. She looked petrified, her eyes
glassy with tears, anticipating the words that would flow from his mouth.
Smiling smugly, he decided to put her out of her misery.
�Marie, there�s nothin� to forgive, darlin. You had every reason to be
afraid and I ain�t gonna hold that against ya. I should have told ya how I
felt long ago, but it ain�t about that now. I love ya, baby, but how �bout
we just take it one day at a time, startin with this��
Logan stopped talking as he leant up to kiss her, pressing her soft lips to
his. He ran his hands through her hair as he pulled her down towards him,
bringing her closer as he ravished her mouth with his thrusting tongue.
Marie ran her hands down Logan�s torso, resting her palms on his ribs and
pushing the length of her body up his, dragging skin across skin in a
delicious caress and forcing herself harder into his rough and passionate
mouth. Exhaling, Logan released her lips, nipping and licking the smooth,
white skin of her neck as Marie wriggled in delight on top of him, causing a
heated and electrifying friction between them. She smiled down at Logan and
gestured to the growing bulge under the sheet, �Is that a NEW nine inch
retractable claw or are you just pleased to see me?� She asked amid an array
of breathy giggles.
�Right, that�s it, screw the step at a time idea, come �ere you tease!�
Logan growled as he drew a chuckling Marie onto his lap and jerked the sheet
over their heads, leaving the pair once again in darkness.
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