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I need help [RP for Lee] (spoilers for tonight's ER)
standing in the elevator
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After a strangely jarring conversation with the new hospital chaplain, Abby finds herself taking the elevator upstairs, to the surgical department. Making her way to her husband's office, she waffles outside the door, pacing, stalling.

It's not until she sees one of the surgical nurses casting a curious look in her direction that she knocks softly on the door, then pushes it open. She takes a deep breath, running her fingers through her hair, and lets the door close behind her as she steps into Lee's office.

She begins to speak but has to clear her throat before she tries again.
Hey...how's the leg feeling? She approaches her husband slowly, gesturing to his injured leg.

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How do you do that? He murmurs softly, asking hte open ended question.

Her brow furrowed, she looks up at him. Do what?

He brushes her hair away from her face as he looks at her. Keep it feeling so good.

She shakes her head. That's us, together.

He nods as he thinks about it. Always has been, hasn't it? Even the first time.

She nods as she thinks about their first night together. You've always been the best I've had.

I find that hard to believe. And back then, he certainly wouldn't have believed it, he had counted himself lucky just to be with her. But I know I've always loved you, always wanted to make you happy.

Well, it's true. She insists, then nods again. I know.

He smiles at her a bit sadly, knowing they can't stay like this. Should probably take a shower...

She lets out a small sigh, turning her head away, resenting the end to their relative calm even though she knows he's right. Yeah...I know.

He kisses the side of her neck when she turns away, murmurs against her ear. I was talking about me too...

She turns her head back towards him when he kisses her, nodding. I'm going to miss you...

He brings his hand up to cup the side of her neck, give her a gentle squeeze. I'm going to miss you too. I wish there was something else, another means to help you...but I trust you to know what you need.

She slips her arm back around his middle. I do need this...I wish I didn't, but I do.

He uses his thumb to caress the side of her neck. I know, Abigail. I do know. I don't like how much time we've spent apart lately but I guess this can't be avoided.

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