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Clair(e)voyance: The Winter Getaway

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From @holdhertightandsayhername – Writing prompt! Modern AU (or canon compliant, actually!): Claire and Jamie go skiing (bonus points if one of them breaks something).  

Special thanks to @thefraserwitch for making sure I had the right idea and it fell within the parameters of the challenge.

Hope you enjoy!!!

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Jamie sat in his office at the station trying to focus on the file in his hand.  He tossed it to the side having just read the same paragraph for a fifth time. Leaning back in his chair, he rubbed his eyes with the heels of his hands.

He missed Claire.  

He shook his head in bewilderment.  It wasn’t like they weren’t independent people.  She had a career, as did he.  He should be able to go a week without her and not feel this unsettled.  

He opened up their texts.  Edinburgh greeted him.  She’d sent him photos of the view from her hotel room, and his heart tugged again.  

He was a good enough detective to know the motive behind his feelings.  Claire was in Scotland at a Forensic conference, and he was in London.  She was exploring the capital city of his country without him.  That wasn’t how it was supposed to be.  They’d been up a couple of times, to visit Jenny, Ian and the kids but that was different.  That was Lallybroch. 

This was The Highlands.  

And Jamie had always wanted to be the one to take Claire through the Highlands.

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