𝙰𝙲𝚃𝙸𝙾𝙽 𝙼𝙴𝙼𝙴𝚂 ⚔️ ❝ [ RAIN ] for our muses to dance in the rain / kiss in the rain ❞
𝙱𝚁𝙾𝚆𝙽 𝙲𝚄𝚁𝙻𝚂 𝙲𝙻𝙸𝙽𝙶 𝙳𝙴𝚂𝙿𝙴𝚁𝙰𝚃𝙴𝙻𝚈 𝚃𝙾 𝙷𝙸𝚂 𝙵𝙾𝚁𝙴𝙷𝙴𝙰𝙳. survival mode told him they should go inside. the dark rainclouds rolled in fast and swept the streets into darkness. it did not take long for heavy raindrops to cause eugene’s clothing to cling awkwardly to his body. wet hair kept having to be pushed back as it continued to slip into his eyes. they should go inside. one of them was going to catch a cold if they stayed out here. yet for once eugene couldn’t find his voice as he watched rapunzel spin in the rain. the idea of dragging her into the dry warmth evaporated from his mind. even in the wet darkness, she was his sunshine and lit up the spot where she danced and twirled with the village children. eugene felt his heart ache as he watched her and wondered briefly if he could die from being so painfully in love with the twirling princess. he was almost positive that it was going to be too much and cause his heart to give out completely.
𝚎𝚞𝚐𝚎𝚗𝚎 𝚑𝚊𝚍 𝚋𝚎𝚎𝚗 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚗𝚝 𝚠𝚊𝚝𝚌𝚑𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚛𝚊𝚙𝚞𝚗𝚣𝚎𝚕 𝚍𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚛𝚊𝚒𝚗. and none of the children paid much mind to him as they danced with the princess. eugene used to pride himself on being able to predict the unpredictable. it was what made him such a good thief. and yet the brunette seemed to constantly keep him on his toes as she held her hand out at him. and then she refused to take no as an answer. he attempted to wrinkle his nose in protest and in response she boldly grabbed both hands and tugged him to where the children were dancing. eugene’s mind wanders briefly to their first day together in corona. it was brighter then. and yet the world seemed just as clear and colorful now as it had been that day as he twirled rapunzel under his arm. unlike that day, he had no need to second guess his movements or grow embarrassed of the fluttering in his chest. he embraced his love for her with full stride as the rain continued to fall upon them.
𝚑𝚎 𝚕𝚎𝚝𝚜 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚊 𝚕𝚊𝚞𝚐𝚑 𝚖𝚘𝚜𝚝𝚕𝚢 𝚝𝚘 𝚑𝚒𝚖𝚜𝚎𝚕𝚏. so many people worried about the ex-thief’s influence on the princess. and yet it was rapunzel who called him into the rain. and rapunzel who kept his heart wild while also teaching him what it meant to have a home. they continue to dance and he watches the raindrops fall from their bodies. he swears he can see them sparkle. swears the magic of her laughter causes the entire world around them to sparkle. his hand dips to her lower back as he draws her closer. his forehead resting against her own freckled skin as his nose wrinkles up once again but the mishchief is clear in his eyes. he leans downs to gently capture her lips in his own. his lips lingering against her cupper lip as he speaks softly ❝ if I get sick you are going to have to be the one to deal with it, sunshine. and if I get lectured for this by your parents I’m going to physically sit you in between me and them. ❞