"Julian!" Janie jumped down to meet him. "I've missed you so much!"
"It's been too long. Oh my, I thought I'd never see you again!" She hugs
him tightly, never wanting to let go.
"I'm so sorry, it was never supposed to be for this long. Oh gods, you're
really here!" She couldn't stop smiling.
"This is the only thing that feels right."
"So much. Trying to fix this mess. Let's not talk about me, Julian.
You're more exciting and not as messy."
"It's me. You are wonderful just how you are." She's so happy to see
Julian, she's got tears in her eyes.
"The only thing that matters right now is that we're here together."
"You know how to drive the boat?" She goes quiet, and stares at him for a
moment, before giving him a quick kiss.
"We don't have long, Julian. I don't have long. Not until this is over.
I've missed you so much. Every day. We have had such a great time
"Yes." Janie says, after a moment of thinking. She smiles at Julian. "In
all of time and space. Where and when? We will do whatever you want. I
love that about us. We can do anything. "
"Yes, Julian. Let's go to Rome. Do you want to drive?" Janie gives
Julian another brief smile before starting back to her boat.
"I'm redoing the insides, so you won't see much. If you want a particular
room just let me know."
She disappears quickly into the boat, picking up a few things that she's
"I love watching the starts with you." She says, quietly "I never wanted
to be gone for so long."
"If I haven't messed my timeline up too much." Janie answers, after a
moment. "But when this is over, I think it goes back to normal for me. So
we can travel for... as long as you want."
"You've got me all to yourself until we return. I wonder how long we can
stretch this trip?"
"I am too." Janie smiles as well. "I'm going to write it down and never
forget any of this."
"I'm ready. It's nice having someone else drive... I should let you do it