MoS | BvS
1st place in the 2017 DC Watty Award!
From a very young age, trouble has always seemed to follow Rose Montgomery. When she finally moves to Metropolis to get away from the crime in Gotham, she finds out that the bustling little city is not exactly the safe haven she was hoping for. With a hero complex of her own, she begins to notice the mysterious Clark Kent is always there to save her. But as the Man of Steel begins to fall head over heels in love, he worries that revealing his true identity will only put her more at risk...
"Not everyone can be trusted, Clark--" I admitted, "--but there are still some good people out there. I think your Dad was a little paranoid, honestly. And sometimes, you're the one that needs to be willing to take that leap of faith first."
The words had barely left my mouth, but in a flash, he had closed the distance between us. He bent forward, his lips brushing against mine, and for a moment I allowed myself to imagine what he would taste like.