Preview to Eternity
Summary: Zeus watches Hera and remembers (short SHORT one-shot)
I remember the day I first saw your face. So open and happy. Your hair wasn't as long as it now, and it was brighter. We were younger then, so full of life. So sure we could do, be, anything or anyone we wanted.
You who smiled at me with bright eyes and caressed me with gentle words. You say I am only tempted by other women but it was you tempted me first. You who were like my best friend, who knew me better than my brother at times I think.
I married Metis yes and I knew how much it hurt you. But even though I loved her; it was you who stayed in my thoughts. You, whose face I saw as I made love to the woman who was my wife. You who tempted me with something far greater.
And I admit it, I used Prometheus' prophecy as an excuse. And I find that it does not shame me. It brought me the chance to have you.
I suppose even then we tested our affections for one another, for I