He pretends he hasn't been exiled from his wife for the last ten years. She pretends her husband hasn't been in a coma for the last seven.
It should have been the best news of her life. Instead Rogue stared at the phone, in a potent mix of fear and dread, trying desperately to comprehend what she was hearing.
He hadn't been there for so many of the things they had planned together. Did you see Alaska? Were you pregnant? Did you conquer your powers?
No, no, no. All pain and wounded answers, but trying to be brave. Continue reading
She remembers her vows. She remembers dancing.
The Story Behind the Story
This story has slowly grown and begun to sprawl through the course of multiple prompters inspiring additions. It's a story of Rogue and Bobby and Rogue and Remy, illusions and pretensions and, of course, some heartbreaking realities.