We start to leave and Jess grabs my arm. "A
I stop and wait for the others to leave.
"You know I don't want you
"Yes, but I told you this isn't even
a disscussion that
is open anymore, I'm going." I go to pull my arm free
and his grip tightens. "Let go Jess this isn't a fight
you will win."
"Bree we can't loose you again." He
pauses, "I can't loose you
I walk up and put my hand lightly on his cheek.
He nuzzles my hand and I feel his breath on my
wrist as he kisses my palm. "You can't promise me that
Bree." He says my name like it's cotton candy to
I lift his face up, "Yes I
He shakes his head and looks down, "Please
Bree, I can't go through it again none of us can. Please if
you won't do it for us do it for your dad. What would he
think and feel if you didn't come home again. I can't
and won't be the one to deliver that news
"You have got to trust me, Jess." I bend
down to look in his eyes. "Trust
"Bree I do, I don't trust myself." I stare at him
confused so he elaborates. "If I go in there with you I
won't focous on
getting your brother out. I'll be focused on getting you
out, I'm going to go to ANY and ALL lengths to make sure
you get out of there. Do you understand?" I
nod finaly realizing
that he's saying that he would leave the team in there if I
was safe to get out.
"I trust you." My simple statement, one
that I haven't told anyone since my mother was murdered.
His head snaps up.
"Bree...I....." He takes a deep breath,
and we hear a stick snap. I turn to see Ari just as Jess lets
go of my arm.