Written for the primeval100 challenge 249 - Hidden in Plain Sight. My drabbles appear to be stuck in Jess-mode at the moment!
Title: Shining Bright
Characters: Jess/Becker, Lester
Warnings: Nausea inducing fluff?
Challenge: Hidden In Plain Sight
Word count: 100
Disclaimer: Not mine. ITV and Impossible Pictures own them.
Jess was particularly sparkly that day. Her dress was covered in sequins that glinted every time they caught the light. Her necklace was a delicate silver chain with a purple gemstone. Even her shoes were glittery.
None of that was a rival for the brightness of her smile, though. It was the usual Jess bouncy happiness magnified tenfold. And possibly on a chocolate related sugar high, some people speculated.
Lester was the first one to notice the real reason.
“Congratulations,” he murmured. “Captain Becker, I presume?”
Jess simply smiled, and unconsciously touched the shining diamond ring on her finger again.