Stepping into his room, Tori payed no mind to the clothes that litered his dorm floor, simply trying to lower her temperature so her cheeks didn't look as though they were on fire. Though she only noticed when she was about to trip over a pile of towels that were on his floor. As she turned around Tori tried her best to appear calm and collected. Don't worry about it. I promise you're fine. Would you like some help cleaning up? She suggested, hoping that giving her something to do would calm her nerves.
Picking up his clothes, and towels she placed them correctly into the bins and boxes making sure to give everything a home, and she even sweepee the spiders that were living in the corners and let them out of the window. As she kept working, Tori stole a glance or two over at the young man who was barely inches away from her, and she couldn't stop reminicing from minutes ago when their lips were just seperating from each others. The thought caused her to blush again, and when they were finally done all she could do was smile at the dork in front of her. So? We've been in each others rooms before, this is fine. Sitting down on his bed she patted beside her.
Nodding in response, she laid down letting her legs hang off the ground. Tori was clearly still confused about everything that was going on, but she wasn't convinced that this was real. How could she ever stay in one place? How was she supposed to let him know that she planned on leaving Syracuse in two years? Maybe one? Maybe even after this year was over? She didn't know, but that was the good thing about having only yourself to take care of. You didn't need to know. Yet if she left now, it would be like leaving a part of her living being in Addermire. Who knows, we do spend a lot of time alone. Worse comes to worse, we will just rewatch something. She smiled trying to bring her attention to something else.
"No, I'm good, thanks though." She smirked at his consideration. But I sure am thristy she thought to herself before realising that it was highly innopropriate to think about her best friend like that. Yet, she realised that she no longer knew what they were any more, it's not as though just because the two had confessed to each other that all of their past experiences had simply dissapeared. They were still amazingly close. Two people who have spent four years together porbably would be at some point, but their relationship had grown. And Tori realised that. Wrapping her arms around his waist she placed small kisses along the nape of his neck.
A tease. That is exactly what Rene was when it came sown to it. He could act as innocent as he wanted, she knew that he was enjoying this. Yet he interrupted her to let her know that he was distracted. Well then, if it really bothers you then I will stop. Still, hurts to know that Tiana is more important than your lover."She smirked in reply making the sign for Tiana a 'T' with the sign for crown after it. Just to see how he would take it, she let go of his hips and took her lips from his neck and kept to herself, already missing the warmth of his body. Tori didn't know if she was asleep or not, but if she was she would never wake up. This was the ideal situation for her. Really, really hurts. She signed once more feigning emotional pain.
Feeling the miniscule peck on her forehead from Rene made her cheeks heat up more than a full make out session with some random person had. Resting her hands on his hipbones, Tori gave a content smile in return. As he continued to stare at her face, she could only feel glee, though she would't let it stay that way for long, he could count her freckles some other time, she had just confessed to the only romantic love of her life, and she got a good answer back. Tori was in a newlywed state of mind, utterly lost in her own throughts and how adorable Rene looked. She continued to let her lips wander up and down his collarbones until they reached his lips.
Hearing the sound of pleasure escape from the bookworm's lips was without a doubt one of the most satisfying things that he could have ever done for her. Tori was surely surprised by him taking the lead, so far all he had shown was sitting back, though she had to admit that having him handle the controls was quite satisfying. He didn't know what he was doing, even if it didn't feel as though he did, she knew that Rene didn't really do anything with anyone. Unlike herself. She had enough practice dummies before she got to Rene himself. She suspected that she may have been going a bit fast, but the flustered sight on his face definitely proved her right. Giving him a moment to catch his breath, Tori slowly took off his glasses and place them on his nearby desk. She knew that without him being able to see her hands he wouldn't be able to speak, but she tightened her grip on his waist before whispering. "I got you. Just trust me okay?"
Tori was without fail, exauhsted, who had known that Rene had been so sensitive, and so skilled, especially with his inexpeirenced level of pleasure. With her hands laying across his chest she laid there with her eyes closed still allowing his heat to warm her. Pulling the covers over both of them, still confused as to why he had opened that damned window, she fell peacefully into a deep sleep, completely worn out by today events emtionally, and physicially.
Things were going great between the two, while they were still in their "newlyweds" state of mind, they often met up at classes, and would walk through the halls with him and when he would go off to class, she'd actually go with him! Sometimes. Not really, but it was a start. But she would use his notes and study in his dorm, or him in hers, even with her roommate there, though usually she'd leave, giving Tori and Rene a time and place to be alone. It had only been a week or two since she had confessed, yet this past week had been bliss. Ever since that incredibly nerve wrecking day, she felt as though everything was a perferct dream, one that she wished she would never wake up from. Though that past couple of days, some things had changed for both Tori and Rene. She had become more attached to Rene, something that absolutely terrified Tori. When a tree gree it's roots, it never moved. Settling in a place, even the thought of it, made her sick. Though Rene, he had become more outgoing in general, he could walk around with out his glasses, and hear her mumble under her breath, as if his poor senses were even more accute than her own. She could hear the colors of the wind. And not to mention she saw the small patches of stubble growing all over, also more muscles began to show??? Not that she was compalining, it was just so unsual for her to see. Knocking on the door in a t-shirt that she had stolen borrowed from Rene, and a comfortable pair of billowy shorts. Along with many rings that she usually wore around her neck.
Tori wasn't stupid, she knew that he was staring at his shirt. And she wasn't going to give it back anytime soon, she wore it proudly like a medal on her chest, and smiled at him innocently when he called her 'princess', it made her feel warm inside everytime he would sign it, or said it either. She did plan on talking with Rene about that as well. Absolutely my knight in shining armour, She smirked, ammused about the irony in that sentance. Her dragon, was her hero, not to mention the demigods at this school were not the kindest. As she looked at the set up, Tori could only marvel at it's pristine look. Wow, you actually did quite well! Your room is so... clean! she teased, before sitting on the floor making herself comfortabke once more.
In all honesty, Tori was a little impressed, though she couldn't help but smirk at his direct and obvious request. That's a bit new for you, but I'll take it. Luckily, I always keep my pipe on me. Though as she pulled it out and he continued to sign, she found herself a bit frozen. "Well that is certainly forward of you.." she mumbled a bit surprised at his wishes. As he pulled out the pizza, Tori smiled, her nostrils completely immersed in the smell. Bro if it's pizza, then I will most definitely eat it. she commented, still not used to him being her...current lover. Still reluctant to use the word boyfriend, because it implied a sort of... ownership in her mind. Yes, I do. And I'm not giving it back unless it's torn off me. she replied sticking out her tounge playfully.
Pfft, I know, we've done this before remember? Just never like.. She gave the universal sign for 'same' sticking out her thumb and pinkie finger and moving it back and forth, hoping he'd get it. Tori wanted Rene to remember that she was still the same Tori now that they were... intimate. Or at least more than before. Are you accepting? I bet your small frame couldn't get it even if you tried. She teased. It wasn'tike he'd actually tear it off right? Though now she wasn't so sure, recently Rene was territorial of everything. Who knew? As she quirked an eyebrow back, she felt her insincts telling her to become defensive, his standing making her slightly uneasy, but she still loved him. Which made her even more queasy. Taking a deep breath, she continued to look him right in the eyes, still questioning his dedication to the peice of fabric.
Tori thought that she was generally a laid back person, and because of her personality, most others agreed with her. Yet, when someone was hiding someone from her, something that she needed to know, she got unbelievably pissed. Right now was one of those moment. She would give one chance for him to answer thruthfully, or else date night was cancelled and she was going full 'Inspector Gadget' on him. Usually, she wasn't one to curse either, finding that it was unnecessary for most situations but even the possiblity that Rene was hiding something from her made her livid. How about playing, what the fuck are you hiding from Tori? she signed not even trying to hide that fact that she was snapping at him.
She saw his terrified state, and she knew what was happening. Her eyes could be a terriying as Gaia's the very first mother, at least to her beliefs, gentle as well, but at the moment, she wasn't exactly concerned with being kind and carresing him. Grabbing his arms, Tori touched them feeling her fingers slightly scrape against them metal colored substance. "Rene! How could you not tell me this! Gods! What the fuck! Whenever anything happens to you, tell me! I care too much about you to actually loose someone else." Well, this entire date was falling to pieces. Rene knew about the state of her parents, and how the death of her father had occured. They hid it from her until it was too late. I'm sorry for scaring you. I just- I just got you okay? I can't loose you too. Her mother was a shell of a person, and her father lied dead at the bottom of the ocean shores.
Feeling utterly embarrassed and compeltely guilty for scaring Rene, she watched as all of his confidence drained away from his body, leaving him looking as pale as the moon, if not even more so. As her cheeks heated up, from an entire flurry of emotions, anger and concern, Tori with tears in her eyes watched as he stayed just a little ways away from her, had she really been that agressive? Rene, I'm so sorry. I am. So. Sorry. I think it would be best if I left. And this was why she hated falling in love. It mad eher hurt the ones she cared the most about, even when she meant to protect them. Tori shot up from the carpet feeling absolutely pathetic, not even bothering to close his door all the way, she took her pipe, a small bowl of weed, and dashed out the door. Eager to just get lost in the haze and forget sbout her problems.
Just as she was about to get up and leave, she felt a hand on her wrist, ready to pull her back even though she knew that her entire being seemed to scream 'Go!'. Taking in a deep breath, she faced Rene, the boy who looked too much like her when she begged her father not to go out and deal with the crowds. A sad sort of smile appeared on her face, and she pressed her hands to his cheeks to kiss his forehead. "Oh Rene, I don't think I could ever hate you." But that's the problem She sighed, before kissing his forehead. "So I'll stay. But just us okay. No date tonight, just us." Walking back inside, she closed the bedroom before laying down on the bed before pulling the covers back on his bed and closing her eyes.
After that disaster of a night, Tori had gone back to avoiding Rene for the most part. Everything about him had placed her more on edge, and the scales had scared her a bit. If he didn't know what he was, then how the hell was she supposed to know? After the way she acted, Tori really had no right to act the way she did. For as long as the two had been friends, Rene was always powerless. He was a genuis and could do many things with his mind, but that was it for the most part. Was he a late bloomer? She had been wanting to see him for the past couple of days, but after the shockwave that hit Syracuse, Tori was restless and jittery. Yet, he was her boyfriend, and she his girlfriend. Or whatever they called each other. Either way, it was imperative that they see each other to check up on each other. Inhaling a sharp breath, she gently knocked on his door. "Rene?"
He looked the same as he had when she had avoided him the first time, yet he didn't seem more concerned about Tori, and more himself. Though when she saw his arm, she understood why, it looked as though an entire arm was coated with melted brass insturments that reflected like gold from the very little light that forced it's way in through the cracks of the door. "Rene? What is all this..." she asked, though it came out sounding more like a statement. He looked like a detective from a 1950's movie, and there was no hope in ever trying to hide the bags under his eyes that seemed to get worse by the second. He didn't seem to hear her, to emmersed into his world of investigation. He wasn't wearing his glasses and they were nowhere to be found. Tori slowly and cautiously placed a hand on his, her fear and deep concern visible on her face.
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