“It is so weird seeing Belle and Mr. Gold like this,” Emma remarked dryly as they reviewed their inventory together. The aforementioned couple were noticeably absent, but Neal was uneasy.
“Yeah,” He agreed a little brusquely. “Kinda mystified how Belle fell for the old man—especially looking and acting like that.” He thrust a few knives roughly into the bag and Emma watched him carefully.
“You’re kinda on edge,” She noted. “Everything okay?”
“I just don’t like being here,” Neal told her, slinging the bag across his shoulder. “Doesn’t exactly bring back happy memories.”
Emma twisted her lips. “I thought you and Mr. Gold…sort of worked things out.”
Neal raised and lowered one shoulder. “I don’t know. He…asked me to come to his wedding. He and Belle are getting married later in the evening…guess I’ll miss it after all.”
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I’m just sitting here, typing away, eating popcorn, while Neal and Emma’s plan gets shot straight to hell, it’s lovely.
AN: Sorry it took so long, guys. Hope you enjoy!
Emma sighed, leaning her head against the wall. She wasn’t too proud to admit it—she’d underestimated Blaise Gold. Somehow, she’d imagined he’d be a spoiled little rich boy, but he’d surprised her. He was cunning, wily in away, cleverer than she’d anticipated. And it had landed her behind bars.
And yet, there was a streak of honor in him. Ordinarily, she’d be rather nervous in a pirate’s brig, at the mercy of any scoundrel onboard. But she’d heard Neal sharply tell his shipmates not to bother her, or he’d string them up and fly a new sail. It was unexpected, to say the least.
She sniffed the air. Standing, she walked over to the porthole, frowning at the shifting winds. Storm was coming—she supposed she’d find out firsthand how good a captain Neal Cassidy was.
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Working on them this week!
Okay, I’m going to have to pause Song of the Siren guys—
I need to finish Time Strangers before the premier!!!