A/N - I teared up, just saying. Listen to song above as you read. 

{Scarlett's POV}

I stared out the window of our bedroom. I think of times and how they used to be, everything seemed unclear. Now I know why it was. Everything before meeting Christian had been a lie, but with him everything is so clear so... crisp. Not a thing out of place. This was now my life, he is my clear image, my home, my shelter.

I stared down at my hand and smiled. 

Maybe after all, there is a happily ever after. 

***Hours before***

That morning I woke up with heavy shoulders. Everything the night before hit me full force. I couldn't quite comprehend it. I had taken a shower and ended up on my knees sobbing. Nothing felt right. 

As I stood in the kitchen stirring my coffee, I wondered how to pull myself out of this. How to get back on track. 

Arms circles my waist pulling me from my thoughts. 

"Good morning." Christian mumbled placing a kiss on my mark and I managed a smile. 

"Morning." 

"What are your plans for the day?" He ask spinning me around. 

"Nothing that I know of. Why do you ask?" I wrapped my arms around his neck and he smiled. 

"I want to take you out." 

"Christian, are you asking me out on a date?" I fake gasped and he laughed softly. 

"Indeed I am." 

"Well, I'd have to clear a spot for you on my schedule, but I think I can make room." I joked. 

"Hmm. I thought you said you weren't busy?" I frowned. 

"Hm. Did I? My mistake." He laughed picking me up and I let out a squeal as he spun me. When he stopped his lips were centimeters from mine. 

"Be ready by six." I nodded and he leaned in pecking my lips.

"Casual...or?" I asked. 

"A simple dress should be fine." I nodded and he smiled setting me back on my feet. 

"I shall see you then. I have meetings for a bit." He turned heading for the doors and I couldn't help but smile. 

I then knew how I would get through this: him. 

***

The time had came. I waited in a simple nude sundress. I had curled my hair and put on some light makeup. I was nervous and excited. We never got to do this...

The door opened and I turned seeing Christian walk through in a crisp suit and I smiled. His eyes landed on me as I sat on the couch in the living room and he grinned. 

"You look... wow." I smiled standing as he approached me.

"You don't look to bad yourself." He rolled his eyes playfully and nodded his head towards the door.

"Lets get going, we have a long night ahead of us." 

"What have you planned?" I asked as we walked out and he shook his head. 

"It's a surprise." I huffed like a kid as he watched me with an amused look. 

"We're walking there. That's all I'm saying." he said and I smiled satisfied with the hint. It means it's in the pack. 

Interesting. 

Thoughts filled my head as we walked. The moon was coming more prominent as the sun left the sky. It was growing dark and it only made me more curious as to what we were doing. 

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