She left him sleeping in bed. Sitting at the computer in her tee and underwear, she checked out the news.
First her emails. Then her LJ, where friends updated and she read a long post on a coup. Finally, news about the rally near her home.
She didn’t think twice. Leaving the computer on, she went straight to bed and hid under the covers in the arms of her partner.
“Hmm?” he murmured. She was normally up long before him.
“I don’t wanna get out of bed today,” she was a child seeking protection.
He laughed softly and held her closer.