Beyond Time - Emily and Hughes
"Hughes!" She raced after him. Why was he such an idiot?
"Leave, Emily!" he yelled back at her. "I've got this!"
Stopping just short of the field he was running across, she ducked. "I hate guns," she muttered, before shouting, "You'll get killed!"
"That's kind of the idea!" His coat flew behind him.
It happened in slow motion. A blinding flash of light, and he fell lifelessly to the ground as she screamed.
Then anger took over, and she was merciless. The enemy was slaughtered. When she reached Hughes, he was gone, his sapphire eyes staring lifelessly at the cold grey sky.
She wept. Beat on his chest, begging, pleading for his life to be returned. Cursing his stupidity.
They were supposed to be together forever, but he was beyond time now.
"Emmy. Emily. Come on. Wake up."
She surged forward in bed, gasping. Hughes tilted his head, his