1 Work by kaci3PO in X-Men (Original Timeline Movies)
21 Oct 2015
"I know you wanted him to stop you," she says softly. "You wanted to finally be able to see the world the way he does. You wanted to trust. And he picked the exact wrong words and said the worst thing he could've said. I know you've dreamed that day over and over again in your mind and made him say something different every time. And I know that every single night he still ends up lying in your arms and pushing you away."
His eyes fall closed then, and he feels himself careening towards rage, all control starting to slip away. And then he feels her pushing at the edge of his mind, an image of Charles suddenly springing to life behind his eyelids.
"I can make him feel real," she says. "I can make him say the right thing."