• ufo_ontoast 10w

    Nadia was smiling like the world was ending before her eyes, like the only thing left of it was Portia's face, even as the tears made it seem like she'll never smile again, like she was watching everything go unkindly. She let go of her fistful of jewelry into Portia's extended hands but they spilled through her fingers.

    “How lovely that would have been.” She giggled, her voice breaking where the worst sounding sob escaped.