Bullshit fairytales and the tale of miracle coins (Sequent of Baby, Goodnight.) (Prologue)
Genre: AU, Angst and Romatic
Disclaiming: Unfortunately, they are not mine because who would write fic if videos were so much better!
A/N: This took me a hell of time to finish and really, Trevi Fountain, wait for me ok!
Summary: what is the kind of untouched love, like literally untouched, and what if all you need is 2 pennies to find your true love…
YOU CAN FIND 'Baby, Goodnight' fic HERE: http://1kbig.livejournal.com/543.html
“Um, ok….Ok….No, no! We already prepared everything, you don’t have to buy anything…. Really! Just come here has fast as possible ok! 5 minutes? Great! See you later then. Bye!”
“They are coming?” Seunghyun poked his head out of their kitchen, rising his fine brows at his girlfriend…no, his two-week fiancée was more correcting. He glanced at the ring on her finger and couldn’t help but smile silly himself.
God, he loved her so much that his heart might bust.
“Yup! Yup!” Chaerim chirped and rushed to him, “They are here already! We have…um, 4 minutes! Oh my gosh! Have we done with the food? Do we forget anything for their room? Toothbrushes! I should have bought toothbrush for them! I forgot! I my gosh!”
“Chaerim! Chaerim! Breathe.” Seunghyun took his freaking out lover and pulled her into comforting hug, warm smile on his lips, “Come one, breathe, baby. We are doing fine. She is gonna love you and she will properly love to live here with us too. I promise.” He patted her lightly and lovingly on the back, “Because you are doing your best for her and she will see how much you love her.”
“Yeah?” the lovely girl smiled into her lover’s chest, “Oh gosh! I freak out again, don’t I?” She chuckled and then hugged her boyfriend back, “This is the first time we meet since my parents separated you know. The two of us were still too young to remember….we are on good theme or not….i just scare that….” She sighed contently as the man tightened his arms around her, “And then out of nowhere she decided to come back to Korea and live with me! And you don’t know how excited I was!” She looked up at him with twinkling eyes as she chuckled, “Gosh! I, myself, don’t even know how excited I was!”
“Oh, believe me, I know.” He leaned down and kissed her forehead, his heart expanded at her blinding smile, “I was there too.”
The bell chose that moment to ring and Chaerim flew to the door so fast, Seunghyun was afraid she would trip for her.
“Hey! Be careful…..” Seunghyun called out but his voice was drown out by the screams and squeals from the front door and Seunghyun could only chuckled as he walked himself out to witness the union of his girlfriend and her 15-years-apart younger sister.
“Oh my God! You are so tall!” Chaerim squealed as she hugged her sister, “You are just like a doll!”
“Mom said I look like you so are you complementing yourself?” Yoon Ah giggled as she hugged her older sister back, just as tight.
“Oh, really! Mom said so?” the older girl loosened her arms a bit so she could look at the younger one, “And how is she? Oh! And don’t you come with your boyfriend? Where is he?” she peeked her head out to the hallway searching for the new guy but seeing no one.
“Oh. He is struggling with 2 huge suit cases of mine and his right now.” Yoon Ah said, “He properly will get here anyway. Before that you should introduce me to that gentleman is standing just right behind you.”
“Ah!” Chaerim turned around to face her lover, “I forgot! So sorry, baby!”
“It’s ok.” Seunghyun dismissed her as he walked closer to them with an out straight hand, “I’m Choi Seunghyun, Chaerim’s fiancé. Nice to meet you as well as having you here to live with us.”
“Nice to meet you too!” Yoon Ah took the guy’s hand with a firm shake, “I don’t think you would be this gorgeous in real life though.” Then she looked at her older sister who was looking fluttering and proud at the same time.
“Thank you for your complement.” He laughed loudly at her and he took an immediate liking on her, “Why don’t you girls get in so I can go and help the poor guy?” Seunghyun stepped to the side and motioned them to move in by his head.
“Oh, yeah! Right! The boyfriend!” Chaerim said like she had completely forgotten about the guy, “Yes, yes. You should go and help him.” She hurried pulled her sister in, “We guess that you guys haven’t eaten anything from the airport so we made a small meal. Hope it suits your taste.”
“Korean foods!” Yoon Ah chirped, “Gosh! I love it!”
And then they disappeared into the kitchen left Seunghyun smiling at them. He sighed delighted at the loud laughter of the girls before turned and headed out of the door. Half step out of the door he collided with someone and stumbled backward.
“Shit!” He cursed and heard the other person, a guy, did the same.
Seunghyun looked up to check if he had done any damage with an apology on his lips, “I’m so sorr….”, which very much died on him when his eyes land on the face in front of him.
And the world just stopped turning.
Time stopped to float by.
His heart stopped beating.
His lung stopped taking air.
His mind stopped working.
Everything just freaking stopped.
So that he felt.
Like six feet underground.
Motions were buried with feeling flooded into him just so sudden that it suffocated.
Too much emotions and feelings that Seunghyun might go insane.
Those eyes, he was drowning into them….
Too deep to get out alive.
He felt trapped yet he didn’t feel running away. Seunghyun could feel his own eyes were begging ‘stay’.
Feeling. Felt himself inched closer.
It was like he was watching himself from elsewhere. Under the warter.
Under the spell of what he was unconsciously freaked out and scared of yet would fucking go mad if he couldn’t feel it anymore, crawling under his skin, his flesh, his bones….to reach the deepest place in his heart.
Seunghyun shrived so hard his body shaking.
He gasped and his brain stung painfully trying to take back the control on his body when he saw his hand was reaching out.
Nothing could do.
And the fingertip of his thump touched that low lump lip.
Skin met skin.
The blast of fire. The bust of air.
Eyes went wider. Pain noises were made.
Sucked in air hurt his lungs that Seunghyun hand to bend over yet when the other one took a step back with loaded emotions on his face and painful shocked noise on his lips, Seunghyun instinctively cut that distance again as his heart bumped achingly in his ribs demanding to be as close as possible.
Somewhere he heard himself make a begging noise.
He heard the man panted with short urgent breaths and Seunghyun wanted….
To suck those little panting in his own lung, to smooth those painful noises away, to lick into those open lips, to change those noises into different kind of noises, to own those eyes in his heart, to embrace that body in his arms, to just claim….
God blessed him.
He wanted too much that Seunghyun felt fear and anger crawled up from within him all at once.
Fear at how much and how fast he was falling out of love and into love in just a split second of eyes meeting eyes.
Anger because why? Why it had to be now? Why had to be this late?
Possessed with an unknown ghost in him, Seunghyun found himself struck right into the guy’s personal space who inhaled sharply and body jolted in shock, eyes still glued into Seunghyun’s. He made a barely heard whimper when Seunghyun pressed his thump hard on his lip.
Seunghyun snarled and about to open his mouth when Chaerim called out.
“Seunghyun? Are you back already?”
The two guys jumped away from each other like fire. Eyes were unable to look away though.
Their breaths were still raging in confusion while their bodies were shaking with shock.
“Seunghyun?” Seunghyun heard his girlfriend’s voice was just behind him, “What happens?”
Seunghyun witnessed the guy in front of him, whose eyes went wider at the appearance of his lover, stumbled a step back before duck his head to hide his face.
“Hey.” Seunghyun felt a hand on his shoulder but his eyes couldn’t leave the figure in front of him, “What are y…? Oh. Who is this?” Seunghyun vaguely noticed his girlfriend moved pass him, “Are you Jiyong?”
The guy snapped his head up with shock expression, “Y…yes…” he stuttered and Seunghyun could tell like the day light that the guy, Jiyong , was trying very hard not to look at him.
“Oh my gosh! You are Jiyong! The infamous Jiyong that I have heard all the time!” Chaerim, who was oblivious to what was happening, walked right to the new arrival with enthusiasm, “Gosh! You are so cute! Why are you standing here!? Coming in! Yoon Ah is waiting for you inside!” and before the guy could made any respond she took him by the arm and pulled him inside.
“Seunghyun, you take their suitcases inside ok?” The girl cheerily said to her boyfriend, her excitement clouded her from his weird acting as when the guy passed by, Seunghyun stumbled away like he was afraid of touching that guy at all, their wide eyes exchanged for a second contained too many emotions at once-confusion, shock, fear, familiar (despite this was there first meeting), calmness, sadness, happiness, curiosity, desperation, caution, want, longing, and recognition.
Yes, Seunghyun knew that the guy knew that Seunghyun knew…..
Yes, they both knew….
It was just so fucking insane that it happened at all and right this fucking moment of their lives.
And a love at a first sight.
They both knew they had found their other half.
Too late though.
They danced around each other….the way Seunghyun and Jiyong were since they met.
The first day, the first meeting, the first conversation left them wounded and they had prayed so hard that their girlfriends didn’t notice their strange attitude over each other.
At the meal, they made small talk if they had to and avoided to make eye contact as much as possible, if not at all, which was kind of impossible.
Seunghyun knocked his glass of water off the first time he saw the smaller man smiled. His heart fluttered, his head spun, his body heated with want and jealousy, and his hands wanted to touch so much that he gripped his hands hard while ducking down to clean the mess and just only when Chaerim cried out in shock that he noticed his hand was bleeding as he was gripping a broken glass in it.
The girls was fussed over him trying to stop the blood but all Seunghyun pay attention was the way the smaller man stood few feet away from him, hands clutching his chest, his face covered in agony like he was the one bled opened.
Seunghyun sucked in a breath when tears rolled down that young face and without a thought he tried to move to him which he couldn’t when Chaerim pulled him back and scowled him not to move as she tried to treat his wound and only with her voice, her face and the love that they had share for 2 years that glued Seunghyun to where he was.
That night, while helping their new flat mates move up to their rooms, Seunghyun bit his lip, gripped his injured hand to not do as much as at looking the new guy at all.
Not safe for what he might do because he was too confused and messed in the head right now to control himself. Just one sight of that guy or one eye contact, he didn’t think the presence of the girls could stop him from… from….
He needed time to sort his sanity out before he could face him again.
That night, laying on his bed with arms around his girlfriend, all he could think of every time he closed his eyes was the other man’s face and body.
Seunghyun shuddered without feeling cold and stayed awake the rest of the night.
Jiyong was scared out of his mind that he closed himself of in their new bathroom for an hour, to calm down just a bit as his whole body and soul was stretching like a bow.
The meeting with Seunghyun- Jiyong tried to say that name on his lips and he immediately regretted right after when the sound of that name only made his body went wild and his head dizzied with want- had left him come undone.
He felt like the world around his was shifting with a madden speed that left him jetlagged. He felt like he was falling too fast, too hard that he wanted to cry and beg for all to stop, just stop so that he could at least breathe and feel his fingers.
No! the guy just had to go and bleed himself and this was the first time Jiyong had felt something for someone this much.
Jiyong was scared and freaked out at this own feeling.
He didn’t feel like he was himself anymore.
Jiyong never cried yet just a sight of that guy bleeding Jiyong only wanted to wrap him into his own body until the bleeding stop and then just hold the guy forever…yet all he could just stand there and stare.
It had hurt so bad that tears came out without his consciousness.
Not being close to that guy hurt so bad.
He had yearned to feel pain just once in his life and now he cursed at how stupid to want that.
The pain was nothing like he had imagined.
It was beyond and more that it left him shaking and breathless.
Just a look, just a second, just a name, just a guy and he felt all kind of love-pains in a punch that knocked him bleeding.
The pain of a love that could complete him yet he couldn’t have.
The pain of a love could be his anything and everything for the rest of his life yet he couldn’t even dare to touch.
The pain of a love that could show him the world and more yet it was out of reach.
The pain of a love that was all so right yet it was too wrong with the guilt crawling in his guts.
The pain of loving someone he could never have.
The pain of seeing his ‘the one’ in some else’s arms.
The pain of knowing that love was there but no way he could acknowledge it.
The pain of feeling like the love of his life was a sin.
The pain of feeling lost and of losing feelings that he always had thought was right.
The pain of knowing that he might hurt the ones he loved, might be the cause of broken hearts.
“Jiyong? Are you ok in there?” Jiyong jumped as his girlfriend voice came into his ears and tears rolled down again as guilt flooded into his.
“I’m ok. Few minutes more, baby.” Jiyong bit his lip to keep his voice steady.
“Take your time, baby. I’ll be with my sis.” She said excitedly, “We have so much to catch up!”
“You go on and have fun then.” Jiyong wrapped his arms around himself and tightened them as he tried to keep his sob out of his voice.
“You go ahead and sleep first ok? I think I will be late.” Yoon Ah said again and then she told him goodnight before walking away.
Just when he heard her footsteps faded away, Jiyong started to let his body shake.
He was never like this.
He could feel the world was changing, feel all of what he had believed in and been used to was changing, he could feel himself changing.
Jiyong buried his face into his hands and cursed the day he agreed to move back to Korea with his girlfriend.
Cursed the moment Choi Seunghyun appeared in front of him.
He cursed this very Thursday.