A/N: I apologize for the delay, but I honest to God thought I’d posted it. Sorry! Anyway, enjoy!
“Because I’m trying to figure out if you’re hard or not!”
Hades stared at her, and Persephone could feel the seconds ticking away. One. Two. Three. Four. Five.
“What?” he finally whispered, and Persephone cringed. It seemed like she was about to have the most awkward conversation of a lifetime.
“I meant… I was just…. I’d heard,” she stammered, looking anywhere but in his eyes.
“You had heard what?”
“That you’re dead. In the from-the-waist-down kind of way.” Never before had Persephone been so fascinated by the ground between her feet.
“And you wanted to… check?”
Persephone merely nodded, too embarrassed to speak.
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A/N: And the second chapter is done! Please let me know what you thought of it, good or bad.
That night Hades walked to his wife chambers and sat down next to her as he told her about the outsome of his meeting with her parents. It was clear from her eyes that it was less than she’d hoped for, but also more than she’d feared she would get.
“Five months,” she murmured thoughtfully. “When will I leave?”
The surprise was evident in her face. “So soon?”
“Apparently the time that you’ve already spent here counts.” He hesitated, before reaching out and gently touching her cheek. “I shall miss you,” he told her.
She neither welcomed nor denied his touch. “I shan’t,” she answered.
He smiled bitterly as he looked at his wife, whom he loved so passionately. “I know,” he answered.
She turned her back to him.
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