What It All Could Be

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“Gaston, I’ve known you for a long time and I have never seen you show fear before.” As Belle suspected, he grunted and started to pull away before she hurried to finish her thought. “Please just listen. I- I like that you are being honest. It’s what I had wanted before when we…”

“When we what?” he asked, his voice soft but pleading. “I’ve been trying to put a word on what we were before. On what I destroyed.”

Belle felt her throat tighten, a lump of unshed emotions hitting her all at once. “I don’t know,” she whispered. “We were…us. A together form of us. We were young.”

Words: 2427, Chapters: 1/20, Language: English

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