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The Falcon: Chapter 5
The Falcon: Chapter 5
Han and Rose joined the meeting, but, being back in the Resistance, Rose’s mind was brought back to the first few months after she’d left. It was probably just a few months after she’d taken off with Han.
Rose walked through the hull of their ship, looking for her blaster when Han snuck up behind her, wrapping his arms around her. Rose jumped before she turned in his arms to find her face just inches from his.
He leaned in toward her, a sly grin across his lips when Rose pulled back just slightly.
“General Solo,” she said to stop him in his tracks.
Han pulled back slightly. “I’m not a General anymore. How many times do I have to remind you to call me Han?” he asked, his tone slightly agitated.
Rose smiled in response. “I said that to stop you from kissing me. I know we slept together once, but I have some questions before it can happen again. You said your marriage was over the day we met, but does Leia know that or did you just leave?” she asked, knowing she was 100% ruining the moment.
Han let go of Rose and backed away completely. “Do you honestly think I would cheat on Leia?” His face wasn’t hiding the hurt he felt at all.
Rose looked down at the ground. “I don’t know you well enough to know, and I don’t want to be someone who breaks up a marriage. I’m sorry for upsetting you,” she said timidly.
Han softened slightly at her reaction, as he placed his hands on her upper arms. “I’m sorry. Listen, that is still a sore spot for me, but I promise that my marriage really is over. Now, may I kiss you?” he asked, as one of his hands had trailed its way up to her cheek.
Rose smiled up at him. In her heart, she’d always hoped she could kiss him someday. “I suppose that would be all right,” she said, her tone dainty and polite.
Han smiled, as he leaned forward and placed his lips against hers.
Rose startled when Han rested his hand on her shoulder as the meeting was ending. “So, who wants to go in?” Leia asked after thoroughly discussing the necessary plan to stop the First Order and their Star Killer.
Rose was confused because she’d not heard any of the plan while lost in her thoughts, but Han raised his hand. “I can go in. My ship’s fast enough to get by undetected, and I have an excellent weapons specialist aboard,” he volunteered himself and Rose for what was clearly a suicide mission. She wouldn’t have let him go without her anyway.
Leia nodded, accepting the notion when Finn spoke up. “Kylo Ren took Rey there, so I’d like to go too so I can get her back,” he announced. He was forcing the confidence in his voice.
Leia was unsure as she looked to Han. Han shrugged his shoulders at first, but then replied, “The kid’ll do all right. How long do we have to accomplish this mission?”
Leia looked to one of her data analysts before saying, “Six hours.”
Rose sighed. “Well, that’ll be no problem at all. We just have to sneak in, rig it to explode, and get out in time. What could be challenging about that?”
Han smiled at her dramatic effect, as he confirmed that they could handle it. Leia instructed them to leave immediately before she pulled Han aside. Rose didn’t know what they were talking about, but she was no longer threatened. Han came back to her side. “She wants to see you again. Meet us at the ship once you’re done, and we’ll take off,” he said, as he leaned forward to kiss her forehead before walking away.
Rose took a deep breath, wondering if Leia had changed her mind, as she walked up for her talk.
“Yes ma’am?” Rose asked, as she stood next to Leia.
Leia smiled warmly at her once more. “Keep him safe,” she said simply.
Rose scrunched her brow. “Is that all you wanted?” Leia nodded. “Yes. I know you love him as much as I always have, so I know, if anyone will make sure he comes back, it’s you. Good luck,” she said, as she turned and disappeared into the masses of people analyzing a million different things.
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