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White Collar Fic: Time Is Love

Title: Time is Love
Prompt: # 106 - Week
Author:  dennih23
Rating: G
Character: Elizabeth Mitchell, Peter Burke
Word Count: 300
Spoilers:  Romance
Summary:  A sequel to Bottle of Red
Disclaimer:  White Collar belongs to Jeff Eastin – mistakes belong to me

Title is from the song by Josh Turner

Elizabeth Mitchell spent the past week at her childhood home visiting family and friends. As the week dragged on she realized how much she missed Peter. Each night they talked briefly on the phone but it was not the same as sitting next to him, watching his eyes and easy smile as they talked. She also missed not waking up next to him – his solid form spooned next to her.

Walking into their apartment the aroma of Peter’s patented pot roast filled the air. Candles were set up giving off a soft glow. The table was set and a large bouquet of roses sat as the centerpiece.

She found Peter sleeping on the couch. She bent down and softly kissed his cheek. His eyes fluttered open and he smiled, “You’re home. I missed you.”

Smiling back her eyes danced with delight, “I missed you too.”

Peter got up and hugged her tightly. She never wanted to let that feeling go.

He kissed her again, “I made you dinner.”

They ate and talked about their week apart. Gazing at him she knew this was the future she wanted.

After dinner Peter cleaned up the dishes and brought over a glass of wine for her.  

She was surprised he didn’t sit down next to her. She watched him pace the room, “What’s wrong Honey?”

He walked over to her and pulled a small box out of this pocket. He got down on one knee. Tears shone in his eyes, “Elizabeth Mitchell will you marry me?”

She whispered, “Yes”, as the tears ran freely down her face.

He slid the ring on her finger and kissed her. She loved the feel of the ring on her hand. She kissed him deeply, all the warmth and love washing over her.  Her week turned out to be perfect.


( 13 comments — Leave a comment )
Jul. 31st, 2012 03:04 am (UTC)
Awww, this is lovely.
Aug. 2nd, 2012 09:37 am (UTC)
Thank you.
Jul. 31st, 2012 03:41 am (UTC)
This was adorable! :-)
Aug. 2nd, 2012 09:38 am (UTC)
Glad you liked it, thanks.
Jul. 31st, 2012 04:09 am (UTC)
Cute. I do love a good Peter and Elle story.

Aug. 2nd, 2012 09:39 am (UTC)
Glad you enjoyed the story, thanks.
Jul. 31st, 2012 04:25 am (UTC)
Monday, July 30, 2012
User coolceruleanblu referenced to your post from Monday, July 30, 2012 saying: [...] Chapter: 2. Character(s): Gibbs, Tony, Peter, Neal, El, Senior. Rating: PG. By: . - Time is Love [...]
Jul. 31st, 2012 07:33 am (UTC)
This was really cute.
Aug. 2nd, 2012 09:39 am (UTC)
Thank you.
Jul. 31st, 2012 01:10 pm (UTC)
Oh that's really sweet. I love it! Always love any Peter/El background story ! Thanks so much for that sequel.
Aug. 2nd, 2012 09:41 am (UTC)
Glad you liked the story, I love writing Peter / El stories, and think we can always use more of them. Thanks.
Aug. 2nd, 2012 10:17 am (UTC)
Oh I absolutely agree! They are such a sweet couple!
Aug. 6th, 2012 02:35 pm (UTC)
So Sweet. And Go Peter! Glad to see the other side of that drabble. :)
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