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You got onto the bus, paid the fare, and slowly walked to a seat and scooted over so you were sitting in a window seat. You looked outside at the street, but you couldn’t see anything but the reflection of your face. It was evening now, and the sky outside was pitch black. You set down your bag onto the seat next to you and put your headphones back on.

Hey there Delilah what's it like in New York City
I'm a thousand miles away
But girl tonight you look so pretty,
yes you do..

You smiled as you heard his voice. You remember laughing when he put this song that he recorded onto your music player, thinking that you wouldn’t need it. You’d call him every day.. you thought…

Hey there Delilah don't you worry about the distance
I'm right there if you get lonely give this song another listen
Close your eyes, listen to my voice it's my disguise I'm by your side

You leaned your head on the window, as you closed your eyes and savored every word he sang. You could feel the love in his voice, and even though he just sang to not worry, you couldn’t help but feel lonely. Your eyes began to get misty as you felt your heart ache. You missed him so much, and your heart felt every mile apart he was from you.

Hey there Delilah, I know times are getting hard
But just believe me girl, someday I'll pay the bills with this guitar
We'll have it good, we'll have the life we knew we would
…My word is good

Your fingers unconsciously enclosed around the ring that was on your finger. It wasn’t a wedding ring- but an engagement ring. You remember crying when you heard that he had to leave you. But you promised to wait for him. And wait you did.

Hey there Delilah, I've got so much left to say
If every simple song I wrote to you
Would take your breath away,  I'd write it all
Even more in love with me you'd fall, we'd have it all

It wasn’t so bad the first few weeks. You guys were able to talk every day. He’d call you from the barracks and sometimes even sing to you. But it had been weeks since his last call… and you had read that there had been bombings… you shook your head and wiped tears that had fallen unthinkingly from your face. You got up and walked to the door of the bus, preparing to get off at your stop, blinking hard and biting your lip to try to prevent more tears from falling. You promised him that you wouldn’t cry, no matter what happened.

… But it was so hard!

A thousand miles seems pretty far
But they've got planes and trains and cars, I'd walk to you if I had no other way
Our friends would all make fun of us
And we'll just laugh along because we know
That none of them have felt this way

You were alone in your sorrow, because your parents did not approve of your engagement with him, and he had none to speak of. So you ran off to another city with him, leaving everything behind for him. But soon the war called him away…

But no, you never regretted your decision. You’d do the same thing a hundred times over for him, and never change your mind. Never before had you been in so much love, and you’d stay loyal to him to the very end.

To the very end.

You saw as you walked up to your street, that the tiny little house you and him bought had its porch light on. Your heart froze as fear coarsed through your veins. Was there a theif..? you don’t remember leaving the lights on! You began to run, as fast as you can, with hopelessness weighing heavily on your heart. If your house was ransacked then…

You stopped. You heard a familiar tune, and your mind went completely blank. That song!

Delilah I can promise you,
That by the time that we get through
The world will never ever be the same,
And you're to blame…

Tears were now falling freely from your face as you now stumbled up the stairs to your front door and slowly opened the door.

You were greeted by a familiar, and sorely missed, face.

“….Gilbert!” you sobbed.

Hey there Delilah
You be good and don't you miss me
Two more years and you'll be done with school
And I'll be making history like I do

He smiled and set aside his guitar as he got his crutches and stood up. You cried some more as you ran over to him and hugged him tenderly and kissed his face, sobbing all the while. He then grinned and had you sit down next to him. He grabbed your face gently in between his strong hands, and wiped the tears from your face, and you both examined each other’s faces, re-memorizing every detail. You stared lovingly into his ruby red eyes and ran your hand through his silver hair… as if you couldn’t believe he was really there. You gently traced a scar that ran down his cheek.

He smiled and softly replied to your questioning look. “A bullet.”

You smiled back at him sadly and then kissed that scar. “I’m glad it didn’t do much worse than that.”

“..Do you think I’m not handsome anymore, mein frau? I have a permanent limp now and scars…”

You laughed for the first time in a long time, although it was tinged with a bit of sadness. “No, Gilly, I think you looke even more handsome because of it. It shows just how brave you were.”

He smiled and your heart jumped just like it did when you two first met. He then kissed you tenderly and whispered, “I’m permanently discharged from the army, with full honors!” he said proudly, as he showed you his medals.

You almost fell over at that statement. “So… you’re staying here… forever?”

He then looked at you tenderly and gently cupped your chin in his hand and said, “..So we’ll never be separated again. And we can finally be married.” He finished that unspoken thought in your mind.

You cried and hugged him tightly. He chuckled and embraced you, holding you tightly in his strong arms and buried his face in your hair. And as you felt his warm breath warm up your head, you heard the somewhat bittersweet final verse of that song that you held so dear…

You'll know it's all because of you
We can do whatever we want to
Hey there Delilah here's to you
This one's for you

…although it was only filled with love and sweetness now, for you two were never to be separated again. <3
Geez.. how so melodramatic am I this evening? Did I make you cry? dear readers? Don't worry, I must admit, I got a little misty eyed at this as well.

Maybe this was just an outpouring of my heart, just a little taste of how lonely I'm feeling right now.

The song is "Hey, there Delilah" by the Plain White T's. But I prefer this version [link] by Gerald Ko. It really pulls on my heart strings! TT^TT It's so soothing... and yet tinged with such a loneliness. Such a deep loneliness. I've been putting this on repeat over and over again. I love this song... but hahah! It makes me so sad!

Anyways, enough of me! This was a request by :iconyasaijiru7: Hehe she wanted a PrussiaxReader, soo here you go! Hope you like it! Hope I didn't make you too sad. ^^''

As for requests, I'm pretty dern proud of myself! I'm slowly working my way through this! ^^ ohohohoho! :iconsweatdropplz: ...did I just jinx myself?

Weelll... anyways... (I sure say that a lot) Please comment and stuff, you know the drill ^^ thanks!

Story belongs to :iconpikachuart: (me!)
You belong to this foo! :iconbadassprussiaplz:
Hetalia belongs to this awesome person: :iconhimaruyaplz:

~Goodnight!! Wut? did I just say foo?!?! oh noes.. =3=

Pic no belong to me! I will take down sooner or later, okay peoples! If it belongs to you, hooray! then I will gladly credit you for this awesome pic and then I can keep it here forever (if you're okay with it, of course) :3
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Blasttheunicorn Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Every time I hear that song it's gonna remind me of this X3 I love this I did but almost cried.
109144 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
kibagirl24 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013
Awwwww soo sweet! I just love Gil! :D :isonallmyloveplz:
DubstepCat Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That piccctuurreeee~~~~~~!
pikachuart Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
heheh I liked how it gives a sort of "far away" feeling... which matches my story perfectly! >u< hehhe
DubstepCat Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Insane-Angel13 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
daw i got misty eyed!!!
so sweet!
TheCompleteSaga Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Oh my gawddddd, I cried so hard! Wonderful job, by the way.
pikachuart Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
why thank you! heheh it's kinda funny seeing "kiku" say that.. xD
TheCompleteSaga Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
xD True that! I wuv my Kiku :3
Numbuh347 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
*Drama* DON'T LOOK AT ME!!!!!!!
vocaloidanimefan Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I loved it it was great! XD
Pichoochoo Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gilbert:And we can finally be married.
:iconmiguelscreamplz: Yes, my lord.
Stef-be-here Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
My eyes started going misty...
hetalialover17 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That is awesome good job.
eeveepooh Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
This was so sweet and it made me cry a little
KashTheKat Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
Aw so cute
PastaCakeVe Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This was so sweet!!!! I just melted~~
BelleMaske Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, so sweet!!! I couldn't help smiling when you wrote that the light was on. I had a funny feeling who it was. :)
russiaxprussialuver Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012
i luved it!!
The-badass99 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Q^Q I love this song and fic. Why do you always write such great fics that make me wish that Hetalia Charaters are real? Oh Nee-chan do your best with the other requests!
Kaitkat123 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012 this!!:D its so sweet <3 :iconfavoriteplz:
bluelady1927 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012
so sad QAQ
I.. I love this!!
(lol , when I read the part that the lit was on I though Gilbert was gonna be there with another women or something OwO)
TheUltimateHetaku Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012

holey crap, you made me feel all fluffy in Chem, people were wondering what's so cute about electric wires T^T I LOVE THIS __XReader!! <3
51Sonic Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
I love it!
GeckoMedia Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student General Artist
'twas beautiful, my friend...
Copperfrost Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student General Artist
....You broke my feels XD
RainbowUni-Potato Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist
:iconcryforeverplz: mein gott i loved that! It was beautiful~
InstanitysMasterMind Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconcryforeverplz: This is adorable! Awesome job!
Maplegirl16 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
So. Freaking. Cute.
lilykitten1998 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
AWWW! That is so cute! ^w^
Z0MGedELR1C Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
TheAwesomeShoeXD Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The feels...
finntazer1 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student General Artist
:iconcryforeverplz: I'm forever alone ( :icontruestoryplz: ) and I read this...Let me love you... :iconepicclapplz: Good job. Good job,my friend. I'm tearing up. :iconsobeautifulplz:
Yasaijiru7 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh the feels! I love it so much! Thank you for the story. *bows*
pikachuart Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
^^ You're welcome! Thanks for requesting one! :3 I'm glad that you like it... ^^
MurderScreamer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Professional General Artist
:3 this is just so adorable ^.^ Imma cry..
Canadafan98255 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Oh my god the people bow are right...The feels You picked the perfect song for this.. excuse me i need a tissue
pikachuart Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
*hands you a tissue* Here you go! ^^

Thank you! I'm glad that you like it!
flotus-17 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student Artist
cheesewizmeow Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Azu-nyan136 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012

Happy,feelings tears->(T▽T)
MelyTail Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist
A flood. Thats what ive created...a flood of tears. This story is beautiful i could actually feel these emotions through your writing. Well done :)
vienna-kangaroo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
That was so astoundingly beautiful I just cannot even. ;^; That was amazing. The emotion and flow of it is perfect, and I very nearly cried, which is hard to achieve, for me, when I'm reading fanfiction, so you're done a truly wonderful job. I speak completely from the heart when I say that this made my afternoon/night. I love this fanfiction and I love you for writing it. <33
pikachuart Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
wow. I'm honored that you like it so *_* you know that I love yout writings, right? so this is an extra big compliment!!! >////u////< I'm glad you like it!! hehehehe...

<3 u too!!!
vienna-kangaroo Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I seriously absolutely adore it. ;w; I haven't read a fic this good in a while.

Aww, that's very kind of you to say! :hug: I completely mean what I say. It's so beautiful.

:'D So much love~!
pikachuart Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:iconspazhugplz: ...:heart:
vienna-kangaroo Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
KAKASHIxSAKURA4EVER Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
I cried. Love it. :tears: :love:
xBoringAssPersonx Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww~ this is so sweet~
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