Prompt: #21 Survival
Word count: 100
Summary: Ian’s a survivor.
Notes: Written for numb3rs100, part of A Silk Pillow ‘verse.
Being a Survivor (#21 Survival)
They were tucked under the blankets in the dark. “Now what’s this nonsense about me doing better?” Charlie asked stroking Ian’s face.
“I’ve been...” Ian stumbled. It was something he seldom admitted to himself. “I’m used. I could be younger. I...”
“Hush.” Charlie said. “I don’t want to hear you talk about yourself that way. You are amazing. You are strong. You are a survivor of so many things that would have destroyed lesser men.” Ian held Charlie tight. “I know you haven’t told me everything but I’m not afraid of your past and I’m eager to see our future.”