A month since planning started, I was back in the hospital for a check up and for my leg cast to be removed. I was excited to be able to walk again, so was Dandy. After the doctor checked my back he said," go easy with things in the bed room for at least the next week. Come back if you feel any pinching orpain
and we'll see what we can do."
Dandy nodded, knowing he'd have to take note of that since he was know to get a little over excited. I nodded as well and held tight to dandy's hand as they cut the leg cast off. I breathed as the doctor got it off, then moved bent my knee and made sure everything was working right. I wiggled my toes and grinned," oh its a relief to be able to walk again!"
"just remember no heavy lifting, and if you can avoid it, try staying off your feet for long periods of times." The doctor said.
"of course!" I, with the help of Dandy, stood up and walked a few steps. The doctor told us a few more things then we were able to leave. I felt so free now that I wasn't confined to a chair. We got back on the ship and quite quickly we did fall into bed with giggles and happy smiles. And my, must I say, it was glorious. We were left breathless and carefree.
we laid next to each other, exchanging a look and smile, laughing slightly. Dandy breathed," I fucking love you."
"I fucking love you too." I giggled." I don't care what the doctors say I could do that all day and never be bored."
Dandy nodded," Same." I rolled closer to him, just to enjoy all, what he ironically calls, this Dandiness. I pulled myself up on his chest and played with his now lose hair, commenting," Your hair is getting long."
He nodded again, looking at his long locks." Yeah. I should cut it again soon."
I honestly liked his hair down and this length but I knew he couldn't stand it." maybe." I changed the subject," should we start looking at venues tomorrow? I think an earth wedding would accomodate our families' fear of flight in space."
"Eath weddings are complicated. and there's only so many places on earth that allow same sex couples to marry." Dandy pointed out," What about the venue we saw a month ago? the one of the planet wedding?"
"honey that venue is expensive and its almost impossible tobook
there." I said." we should keep looking for sure. I didn't really like the cliche fake scenes of planet wedding."
"yeah. well we always got time, now that the court date is set and we know we'llwin
the case." he kissed me happily. We relaxed a little longer before our crew mates so rudely bust in to celebrate my new found freedom. I nearly fell out of the bed and rebroke something, but Dandy caught me and made sure we were both covered in the right places. I kissed his cheek in thanks. Turns out Meow and QT had ordered pizza to celebrate. They clamoured onto our bed as Dandy handed me a shirt to put on, while he showed his ass to every one to throw on some boxers.
I fiddled with my left ring finger that was still bare since my ring hand been crushed in the crash. I didn't mind, it just felt naked and weird to me though. Dandy sat back down, putting his arm around me. I smiled softly, leaning on him, drapping my legs over his lap. Dandy grinned," man I didn't realize how much I missed seeing you prance around on these fine ass legs of yours~."
"Dandy!" I gasped, flushing at the statement. In all honesty I loved when he talked like that but I wanted to enjoy the evening with the other's as well. Meow and QT seemed very used to Dandy's shit by now though. Meow just offered me a piece of pizza, which I took with a quiet thank you.
"at boobies we overheard you two planning the wedding, and since Prince is now able to walk we thought it be a nice way to celebrate." QT explained.
Meow nodded," it's not much but its something."
I smiled," Thank you. It's really nice. I really feel like one of the crew now."
Dandy chuckled," You've been apart of the crew since the ships got locked together, baby. I told you, I'm in this for the long haul. Kids, marraige, a house in a town. the whole shabang."
Everyone was struck silent by this. The most commitmental thing Dandy's ever said started with kids and marraige. I was awestruck, I was so happy about this it brought tears to my eyes. He freaked out when I started crying, thinking he'd said something wrong but I just kissed him and said," I love you." over and over again until the happy tears had gone.
Dandy got up after a while to shower. Thats when the gossip started up. QT was first to pipe in about the statement Dandy made." that's the first time he's said something so serious and meant it without having to proove it."
"yeah. We weren't so sure when you two first started off but you're obviously good him." Meow nodded," and you're not afraid to call him out on his mistakes when you blow."
"i'd never seen Dandy so stunned before." QT commented.
"I'm not so special, honestly he came for the ass and stayed for me as a person." I said." I'm glad he did. Ever since the race I had this crazy idea of us in my head. and now here we are."
We all talked while Dandy showered, QT and Meow were really nice. I felt like this was more than a crew, it's a family.
Breathe. Breathe, Prince, breathe. You got this. I say this over and over in my head while mum fixes my hair. Months of planning and a few arguements brought us here to this dressing room. Its the big day. Miya ran around the room saying she was a princess because her dress was so princess-y. Mum smiled at me in the mirror while I sat there, letting her fuss over my now shoulder length hair.
"You're mother and I are very proud of you Prince. We're so happy we get to see you get married." Mum said and Mama came up to my other side and fixed my bangs. I breathed out again, trying to keep myself calm.
Miya came up to me and said," bo! Bo! I p'incess!"
"yes you are Miya. Are you excited to be a flower girl?" I asked her, picking her up.
She nodded making grabby hands at her basket," i frow da f'owers on the ground right?"
I nodded," Yes thats right." We'd spent a long time teaching Miya when to toss the flowers, which she'd still go down the isle with my Uncle's nine year old daughter to help her.
"You p'incess?" she asked.
Mama , Mum, and I all laughed." Yes, Miya. I'm a princess too."
Despite some protests we'd gotten Dandy's family to come to the wedding as well. The younger side of Dandy's family agreed to participate in the wedding. I was surrounded by girls from my side and Dandy's side alike. It was nice. It felt like everything was coming together. My maid of honor was Dandy's cousin, who was a little younger than me but we bonded over a coffee break at rehersals. I smoothed out my tail coat and set Miya on the ground, standing.
"Okay. I'm ready. Is Dandy ready?" I asked.
"he's standing at the alter waiting." Mama said.
Quickly everyone was out the door and lined up, waiting for their cue. I was going to be walked down the isle by Mama and Meow. One by one everyone went down the isle and took their place. I stepped up, coming around the corner to the open out door venue. I was wearing a white suit with coat tail and Dandy wore a black on to match, our colour scheem was black and blue. I paused at the the beginning of the isle, everyone's eyes were on me. Mum was holding Miya on the front row. Dandy's mother was crying tears of joy, hell even his father looked a little proud and that was saying something.
I took a deep breath, holding the blue and blackbouquet of flowers
. I took my first step forward, my eyes on Dandy, and Dandy's eyes on me. Mama was on my left side, Meow at my right, I smiled softly. Now at the mid way point, my breath got shakey, I was buzzing with excitement. When I reached him, I nodded to Mama and Meow who took their places. I turned to Dandy and smiled.
"Dearly Beloved, we've gathered here today...." I tuned out the pastor, the only thing that mattered was that I was here with Dandy. In this moment mywhole life
before him meant almost nothing."The couple have written their own vows and wish to share them now in place of the traditional ones."
I handed the bouquet off to my maid of honour and took Dandy's hands, holding his gaze," Dandy, on this day, I vow to be your husband, your best friend, and your lover. They'll still be times we argue, but nonetheless I'll always love you. I vow that I will listen to your complaints, cuddle with you at night, and try to be first one up to beat you to the coffee." he chuckled at this. " most of all I look forward to raising a family with you, and whatever the future holds for us."
When I finished I dabbed my eyes to stop the tears threatening to fall. Dandy smiled, taking my hand once I was done stopping the tears." Prince." he started," First I want to say, damn. You look gorgeous today. But then again You always look great. when we hit that scary patch after your crash I'd made up my mind. I told myself that I am going to be everything you'll ever need. Today I take my promise to the next level. No matter what dumb thing I do, no matter how mad you get with me I'll always come crawling back with a smile and arms wide open. I love you, and I'll love where ever we live, and I'll love our kid...s. But most importantly I'll love you. Like I told you when we start out, you're the kind of person I'd like to take that chance on."
We exchanged rings, then were told we could kiss, and indeed we did. I jumped in his arms and kissed him hard as he held me up and kissed back. I couldn't be happier. Niether could he by the way he was squeezing my butt.