The warmth of the candle nurtures him in
its embrace, causes him to lean
into it and to be bathed in its light.
Focusing on his bond with Leonard,
feeling it bubble up inside him, feeling
it trickle through his mind and
through his Katra.
Leonard's presence is everywhere within
him, though a great deal of distance
separates their physical bodies. He wraps
himself into its warmth, feeds
upon it, drinks deeply of it, needing it
to parch his thirst for his bond
mate's presence. He allows himself to rejoice
in the comfort emanating from
Leonard's soul and take sustenance from