He did it again. He saw right through her. Right over her walls. Only this time, Emma doesn’t walk away like she normally does when she knows he’s right.

This time, she doesn’t try to avoid it all together.

This time, she knows he’s gonna find out, she knows she will tell him, but in time. Her time.

And to assure him of that, she leans in for a gentle kiss. She cares so much for him, and she knows there’s no more hiding from him. She doesn’t want to, she doesn’t need to. She just needs a little time to adjust to finally having someone who cares.

But she’s not going anywhere. And she’s finally letting him know that.