After our first real date, Remy and I thought we really had some possibilities.
I guess we still do. But then something went wrong, and things spiraled rapidly downhill.

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After Sabretooth moved into the house...and began to eat away at all our insecurities...a gulf began to grow between Gambit and I. The small but growing trust we had began to erode until all we had left were doubts and questions about each other.  We should have dealt with our problems then, instead of hiding and pretending everything was okay. What stopped us? I guess a little insecurity and shame, mixed with some self-righteousness, can go a long way.

A long way to nowhere. Found that out the hard way.

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The price you pay
is the bleeding of your soul...

Belladonna was barely alive, they said, but Gambit had to find a way to save her. While Remy did whatever it is he did, I got to play nursemaid.

All I wanted was a touch.

They had grown up together. Belle knew him probably better than anyone. At the last minute I changed my mind, but then Belle grabbed my hand. When Remy returned, she didn't remember him.

I didn't mean to do it.

I think he suspects, but I'm not sure if he knows. He hasn't said anything. And I haven't had the courage to tell him the truth.

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