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The Falcon: Chapter 4
The Falcon: Chapter 4
Rose watched as the Stormtroopers began coming out of the ship ready to attack. She looked back at Han and grabbed his face, placing a quick kiss on his lips before pulling away.
“Let’s stand back to back. Then we’ll have each other’s backs,” she suggested, her gun ready.
Han gave her a half smile, nodding. “Get as many as you can,” he agreed, as they took on the Storm Troopers.
Rose took a shot at a Stormtrooper who had his gun aimed at Han. Han looked back at her, shooting a wink her way, “Thanks.”
“My goal is to keep you alive, so I can have you as long as possible,” Rose replied, flashing a smile at him. “Plus, there are more people in space for us to anger.”
Her plan worked, at first, until there were too many. Finn ran up with Chewie right behind him to join the battle.
“I thought he was supposed to get Rey!” Rose shouted to Han. Han shrugged, as he looked back at her.
“We’re going to have to split up,” Han yelled back because there were too many Stormtroopers.
Rose nodded and raced away from him, shooting her gun with supreme accuracy.
“There are too many!” Finn shouted from across the way. Rose smiled at him in response, “You’re not wrong!”
Han rolled his eyes. “Just focus on hitting the bad guys,” he groaned before he stopped shooting, as another ship appeared.
Rose looked to see what he was looking at, and her stomach sunk. She was staring at Leia’s ship. She looked away from the incoming ship long enough to see the Stormtroopers evacuating and Kylo Ren carrying Rey.
“Han, they have Rey!” Finn shouted, as he began to run toward Ren. Han stopped him. “We will get her back but not like this,” he said, knowing Finn would die if he went after Kylo Ren alone.
Once the First Order was gone, the other ship was on land, and the bay door was opening.
Han looked to see Rose looking pale and ready to flee. He reached down and grabbed her hand. “What is it going to take for you to understand that I love you?” he asked, as he gave her hand a gentle squeeze.
Rose swallowed as she looked up at him. “Unfortunately, nothing. Go see her,” she urged him on.
Han hated seeing her so nervous, but he began the walk to Leia, Rose following slowly behind.
Rose watched as Leia and Han looked at each other for the first time since he left the Resistance and the beginning of his time with Rose. Leia and Han exchanged pleasantries, interrupted multiple times by C-3PO. Leia glanced past Han and caught a glimpse of Rose.
“Rose,” she said, “I haven’t seen you since you abandoned the Resistance with Han. May I speak with you for a moment before we look at the map this droid holds?”
Rose looked at Han with eyes full of fear before she nodded and followed Leia. “What can I do for you?” Rose asked, nervous beyond belief.
Leia looked her over, always carrying herself with elegance in everything she did. “I’d like to know why you left. You were one of our best and we could use your help again,” she said, surprising Rose.
“I have a different job now, but, if you would like to send General Solo and myself on a mission, we would gladly accept,” Rose countered.
Leia smiled, warmly at her, “I am not mad at you for being with Han, so you don’t have to be so nervous. Our son’s betrayal was too much for us, and we had to go our separate ways. Now, if you can convince him to join our forces again, then, of course your missions can be united,” she explained.
Rose breathed a sigh of relief. “I’m not nervous that you’re upset with me. I’m nervous that he will leave me and go back to you. I know he still loves you,” she admitted.
Leia smiled as she reached out and placed her hand on Rose’s elbow. “Dear, we will both always love each other, but sometimes that isn’t enough. Go speak with him while I analyze the map,” she said, her tone so tender and motherly, before she turned and went toward the temple.
Rose was shocked, as she walked back over to Han, who looked a little nervous himself.
“You okay?’ he asked, as she reached him.
Rose took a moment to wrap her arms around his waist, relieved from her conversation with Leia. She held on for what felt like an eternity before she let go and looked up at him. “She doesn’t care that I’m with you, but she does want me back for my expertise,” she revealed.
Han looked down at her. “Do you want to go back? I know they could use your skills.”
Rose smiled at him, as she reached up and placed her hand on his cheek. “I agreed if I could work with you. Will you come back with me?” she asked, unsure of how he would react.
Han looked down at her, his lips curling into a grin. “You want me to work for my ex and be partnered with my girlfriend?” he asked with a smirk.
Rose simply smiled in response, “You can use this to prove you love me,” she teased. Han leaned down and kissed her, his lips gentle against hers.
He pulled away and looked into her eyes. “You’re lucky I like you. Let’s go get our mission,” he caved, as he took her hand and led her in the direction Leia had gone.
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