For Lack of Better Words
by Rhiannon and AJ
A.K.A. The Diabolically Machivellian Sisters
"Abbey?" Jed's voice gave away everything flying around in his head.
"Jed, I'm so sorry that I did that to you. I realize that by asking you to take a side on child labor, that I was... well, I shouldn't have done it. You were right to handle it the way you did. I'm sorry. Ever forgive me?"
"Oh Abbey..." Jed found his arms reaching out to hold his wife tightly in them, and finding the desire to never let go.
"I love you." She smiled with a tear in her eye as she rested her head into his chest.
"I thought... I thought you really left me, Abbey... where are all of your clothes?" Jed asked as he glanced over to his side of the closet. "Better yet, where are all of my clothes?"
Pulling away from his warm embrace, Abbey looked deeply in his eyes. "First, I could never leave you. I love you too much. And second, your clothes are right here, in these suitcases, along with mine." She grinned.
"Why are they in those suitcases, and not hanging up in the closet?"
"You really can be dense sometimes... but I love you all the same. They are in the suitcases, because we are taking a vacation, my love."
"We are?" Jed's voice could best be described as confused.
"Yes," Abbey began a trail of kisses leading up from his neck to his mouth. "We are." She said, just as she enveloped his mouth with hers.
"Where are we going?" Jed asked as the strong passionate kiss came to an end.
"It's a surprise." She laughed in a way sure to light Jed's fire.
Advancing on her, until he had her backed up to a wall, Jed fiercely kissed his wife. When it ended, Jed breathlessly asked, "What did I ever do to deserve you?"
"I'm still trying to figure out what I did to deserve you." Abbey said, slipping his tie off of him.
"So... when do we leave for our vacation?"
"After this..." Abbey smiled through a very tender kiss. When it was over, she took his hand in hers and led him to their bed. Pushing him down she repeated herself. "After this..."