When the familiar sights of Los Angeles came into view, I steadied myself and wrung my hands together. I was starting to get doubts about this, and I didn't know why I let Nia talk me into this. But nevertheless, I gave her directions through the city, until the towering white walls of the Hyperion came into view.
Now to be perfectly honest, I had no idea where Angel was. But I was going to
As Nia pulled the car over and we parked outside of the hotel, I looked over at her apprehensively. "I don't know if I can do this, Kitten," I told her. "I can't just walk back in there after I told everyone I'd never see them again."
We got out of the car and walked up to the doors of the hotel. Before going in, Nia grabbed my arm and looked me full in the face. "I know you can do this, Lorne," she told me. "You're doing the right thing." She got up in her tiptoes and kissed me. "That's for confidence," she said. "And i'll be right beside you through it all."
"Thanks," I told her, and took her hand, steeled myself, and pushed through the lobby doors.
((Open to Angel and everyone at the Hotel who wants to throw a welcome home party for the demon and his new girlfriend *snicker* ))