Word Count: 5839
Warnings: angst & fluff!
Note: If you made it all the way to this part, THANK YOU!! I hope you enjoyed it!
“Baby, please wake up.” a voice came into focus as you slipped back into consciousness. You felt hands on your face, turning your head this way and that, lightly squeezing you as they traversed your skin. For a moment of bliss, you were met with Jeff’s eyes searching yours, then you remembered. “Baby, are you okay?” he asked.
You pushed his hands away slowly. “Don’t call me that.” you whispered, trying to shove your face down into your chest and away from his reach. He paused, his whole body freezing where it was. You had never once asked him not to call you by a pet name. Not once. His various names for you had always been met with your shining eyes looking back at him, disarming even his toughest exterior. He sat back on his legs, taken aback and frankly hurt by the sudden shift in you. What had changed?