Retrouvailles. [French. meaning: rediscovery] The joy of reuniting with someone after a long separation
Levi could not, for the life of him, understand how you ended up in the underground. You were sweet, gentle, and beautiful. It was as though someone had decided to hide the brightest star in the galaxy in the dingiest place they could find. Fortunately for him, that brought you into his life. You deserved better than this, though. You had the potential for more, the possibility to live and love in the light of the sun. You should have been above ground with the clean air, the birds, the stars, not patching him up after fights or making him tea and yet you did so without complaint. A gentle tap interrupts his thoughts; you had set a cup of warm tea in front of him.
"Levi, what are you thinking about?"
He uncrossed his legs leaning forward from the creaky old couch to take his cup, "Nothing."