Stay or Leave
“What do you want me to say, Em? That I am a coward for not telling you how I really feel about you. Yes, I am a coward. Big time. Not a day goes by that I don’t hate myself for it.”
I looked at him the longest time, not knowing what to say. He kept watching me with hooded eyes.
“I did it again, didn’t I? I hurt you,” he said in a strained voice.
“Don’t ask questions you know the answer to, Stephen.”
“Whenever I hurt you, I hurt myself, too. At least tell me you can see that,” he replied. He leaned closer to me, his entrancing blue eyes inches away. He then wiped away a treacherous tear that had escaped.
Taking a step back, I said, “That doesn’t make it any better.” I took another step back, then another, until I was out of the room; until I was out of his life.
It is an Arrow fan fiction that focuses on Stemily. I apologize if it comes off offensive to anyone; it was never my intention. Emily Bett Rickards and Stephen Amell has great chemistry on and off screen, so sorry not sorry! Olicity is life!