This the final chapter of the love story between Gray Cloud and Sonny Sunshine. The three other previous stories could be assessed in this blog with the title “2gether is Better Than One,” “You are My Home,” and “On My Way to London.”
London has been good to Gray. She loves the city and her new job. Gray admitted that it was not easy for her to interview parents about their journeys raising children with medical illnesses. She often had to hide her tears as she was listening to their stories. The editorial team at work has been helpful to her, and this has made Gray felt relieved. She kept herself busy and often forgot to call Sonny. She used to think about Sonny day and night, but now, she likes her solitude life here in London.
“Hey, Gray ! Your friend is here. He has been waiting for you all day long,” said Cassie, Gray’s housemate.
“What?? Who? I don’t expect any guests…”
“Well, he’s sitting on the couch and reading a book. Go see him.”
Gray enters the room and sees Sonny sitting in the living room. She is speechless.
“Hey, Gray! Long time no see you! No food in London?? You are super skinny!!” said Sonny as he walking toward Gray. He then hugged her tight and kissed her forehead. His heart feel warm and happy.
“What?!? You don’t say anything to me? Like how handsome I am now??” said Sonny. “Ha ha ha ha.”
“Why are you here?” asked Gray.
“Of course, I am here to visit you. I am jealous that you could fly to England meanwhile I am stuck at work.”
“But, you love your job.”
“Hahahaha, well, I love you more than my job.” replied Sonny.
Gray rolled her eyes as she heard this.
They both went out for dinner after that. Gray couldn’t believe that Sonny flew all the way from Singapore to London to see her. Sonny hasn’t changed that much. He is still a man with countless jokes, though he is completely a different person when he is on the job. She could tell how happy Sonny is from the look on his face and eyes.
Sonny, indeed, is a very happy guy at this moment. He just cannot hide his excitement from Gray. He doesn’t want to let go Gray’s hand from his hand. Occasionally, he pulls Gray closer and kisses her cheek. This sounds childish, but he is a happy guy. As he holds her hand, he is thinking, he doesn’t want to return to Singapore alone. He wants Gray to come back to Singapore with him. He just have to find the right time to convince Gray.
Sonny doesn’t have to wait because Gray actually senses that Sonny is hiding something from her, and she wants to know the truth now.
“Tell me again why you are here?”
“Hahahaha. I told you the reason.”
“No, it has to be something else.. do you get into a trouble back home??”
“Nooo!!! Hahaha” Sonny continues to laugh and shakes his head.
“You want the truth?” said Sonny
“I am here to convince you to come home with me. I mean, I want us to live and build a family together.”
“You know I am sick right?” asked Gray
“Yes, I know, I am the one who has always been there for you. I still want to live with you.”
“What if I am too sick and cannot have kids?”
“Gray, I don’t care. We could buy a dog.”
“Now, what if I die?”
“Come on, Gray! You will not die. If you die, I still want to live with you before you die.”
“I don’t want to leave London.”
“I figure you will say this. I will still wait for you. I have to go back to S’pore this Friday, but I will visit you again soon. The point is I want you and I live together. Remember what I said in the past? Two is better than one. So, you can’t live here alone because I won’t let you live alone.”
Sonny hugs Gray and whispers, “Now, will you dance with me? Because I am tired arguing with you.”
They dance without a background music in the bedroom.
Sonny suddenly pulls out a Tiffany’s box and asks Gray to open it.
Inside the box, Gray sees a ring covered with diamonds.
“Because you are way too precious for me, so this ring represents how I feel about you and our journey. You could keep it, and please wear the ring on your way back home.”
“You are still and always be my home, Gray. Come home with me, because I am your home. You have to admit it.”