My submission for ArsTyrranus in the 2021 Kylux and Adjacents Secret Santa Exchange. The key prompt was hurt/comfort.
(Sheryl Crowe’s “Favorite Mistake” had been bouncing around in my head for weeks so I ran with the idea.)
I imagine this piece as an old abandoned polaroid-style image that Kylo made when they were once-upon-a-time together and in love. Hux discovers it in a long forgotten lock box buried deep in his wardrobe.
The old pain has dulled around the edges but still sits deeply in his psyche. He writes the inscription and then tucks it inside a hidden pocket in the lining of his greatcoat.
What had happened? What will happen next?