It was every girl's dream, wasn't it? To be led by a handsome man you love into a beautiful field with flowers of every kind hovering along it, accompanied by the soothing and romantic sound of a peaceful and sparkling river easing along in the distance. Then he would get down onto one knee and would pull out a box that contained the future you have always wanted since the moment you met him, and he would open it to reveal a sparkling and beautiful ring, and would say...
"Will you marry me?"
Yes, this romantic situation, one that so many females, young and old alike, have anticipated, was the very scene that Amy Rose was in. Kneeling before her was a man any girl would give for, Sonic the hedgehog. It was her dream come true. The man she loved was kneeling in front of her with a ring, right in the middle of a field one could only dream of seeing. Yet, she was taken aback by this sudden proposal, as the two hadn't even been dating at all; never, in fact. Amy had always believed that Sonic viewed her as nothing more than a close companion and friend. There hadn't been the faintest clue of his apparent affections for her.
So she hesitated. She hadn't considered commitment, as she hadn't considered Sonic...proposing to her. And she had never put her mind around Sonic...loving her.
And she refused.
"...what?" Sonic was at loss of words. He never thought Amy would refuse him, after all, her love being so evident throughout the years.
But nope. He was rejected.
"I'm sorry, Sonic," Amy answered. "It's just...I mean...do you really mean it?"
Sonic blinked. "I'm kneeling on my knee, Ames. I'm holding a box with a ring on it that cost me an entire three months' salary, and I have asked you to marry me. I mean it."
Amy frowned slightly, her confusion showing among her expression. "It's just...you've...never showed any...affection," stated she quietly.
"I...I...,gave you that rose, Amy. Remember? And I've hugged you too..."
"But, that was years ago!"
Sonic lifted himself up. "Amy. I'm being sincere. I want to marry you."
She shook her head and brought a fist to her lips, chin quenching as tears were being made manifest. In a faint whisper, she replied, "You've never showed it."
He grasped her shoulders, having put the ring back in his fur. "Amy, I can! It's just been too hectic with Eggman around. But he's gone now! I can-I can be a man who can take care of you now! I WILL show you that I, uh, care for you."
She lowered her head. "You couldn't say it."
"That you love me."
He lowered his hands, stammering for an excuse. Yet, she was right. He noticed her sobs now, eyes starting to pour rainstorms.
"I can't picture myself, for the rest of eternity," Amy continued through her crying, "with someone who can't even say he loves me. Or with one," she lifted her gaze to him, "who doesn't."
Gasping through more tears, she stated her rejection a second time and sped off, heading back through the woods to her home as a blanket of clouds teamed together. Amy left Sonic standing in the middle of the field, a sudden rainpour diving around him, so that his sight was limited to sheets of rain. He looked down at the ring again, wincing as he thought up the way he hoped the scene would have gone, where she would happily cry her acceptance to a future with him and would glomp him to the ground in a tearful hug, and she would run home with a diamond ring on her left hand.
But...she rejected him.
Yes, it's been a while. So sorry about that. Life's been hectic. Anyways, here's a not so emotional chapter. It gets better.
I also just want to say thank you for all your support and favs and watches and reviews. It motivates me to continue on a literary path. You can tell I'm a bit rusty right now, due to my lack of writing. I'll work on that.