Phoenix's Love Essay
"I'm sorry, Edgeworth," came the small answer as Phoenix stepped forward, closer …show more content…
Phoenix's eyes widened in both astonishment and disbelieving, but Edgeworth's firm gaze didn't falter for a second, nor did his hands stray from their spot, awaiting a reaction from him. A single teardrop fell from each eye, his fingers wrapping around yet unmoving wrists. He couldn't believe he went there looking like a fool and what he got out of it was the last thing he had been expecting. His cheeks lit up under Edgeworth's hands as he thought about going for a kiss. And Edgeworth appeared to have a telepathic link with him, because in the next moments their lips were connected and didn't look to be separating anytime soon.
Later that evening, Phoenix went home to an energetic (as always) Maya who was asking him questions about what she'd forced out of him earlier that day. That was one of the few moments where she showed actual compassion for him rather than silliness, despite the both of them knowing they cared for eachother. But he didn't mind her personality in the least. She was his best friend. Needless to say, she pulled him into an overly joyful embrace and refused to let go until he offered her a meal. As she surely would, she agreed.