Hold Me Forever
One of the men smirked down at her and stepped forward, his had raised. Claire closed her eyes tight, bracing herself for the hit... it never came. She felt herself being lifted from the ground. Tingles shot through her entire body at his touch. "It's okay C., I've got you baby. You're safe now" His touch and voice instantly calmed her and even after everything she still believed him. She was safe.
"Shh. You're okay. I promise. You are just going to have to trust me, okay? I love you and nobody can change that. Nobody will ever hurt you again. I'm so sorry." her laced her with comforting words and she opened her eyes. "I accept you Clarity".
A friendship, a rejection, hurt, pain, betrail, blood, sweat, tears... and a bond that last forever.