At last, peace and quiet.
Long gone were youthful days, of utter happiness, of endless sadness and everything in between. Finally it was just the two of them.
Maybe it took too long to reach this moment, this still, quiet moment. Yes, in reality they were surrounded by an inglorious amount of material wealth – truthfully they liked it that way. But who knew that the two lovers saw something beyond all of this.
That each other's presence was all that was needed to be truly satisfied.
At that moment, that still, quiet moment, they sat on an exceedingly plush sofa and watched the sun set over the priceless ocean horizon. The pale blue sky was being replaced by a blanket of eager stars and last of the sunrays fought for their place in the sky.
He took her hand and smiled. She sighed in unreserved contentment. Despite their rather pompous values accumulated over the years, they finally realised what it felt like to have everything even if they had nothing.
She squeezed his hand and turned her fragile head weakly towards him. And as if he could read her mind, he turned his too.
She held his hand, he held her hand… He blinked, She blinked…. She smiled, he smiled… He closed his eyes, she closed her eyes….
They closed their eyes.
At that moment, that still, quiet moment. As the last of the glorious rays departed into the vast space of the unknown, Zack and London closed their eyes and fell into a peaceful and ceaseless sleep. Forever, at last.