Our Love

Author: Brenda

Summary & Timeline: Lee and Amanda's thoughts sometime during late 3rd season

Written: September 29, 2000

Rating: PG

Disclaimer: Lee and Amanda belong to STM and WB. I just wanted to have fun for a few minutes. *Dreaming of You* song belongs to EMD/EMI Latin (I am pretty sure) and the beautiful voice that Selena had. The story does belong to me.

Author's notes: I heard this song and just couldn't resist myself from writing this little story. This does not follow cannon. I would like to thank the two beta readers I had for this story. Kim (spygirl77) and Lindsay Jane, I really appreciate your help.

Amanda was sitting in a chair next to her bedroom window, looking out at the beautiful clear spring evening. As she sat gazing up at the stars, she was comforted by a glass of warm milk her mother had made for her.  Dotty knew her daughter was having a hard time sleeping the last few nights, but had no idea why. She could see it in her eyes, that is when Dotty suggested the warm milk and maybe a relaxing bath. Amanda did not feel like a bath, she agreed to the milk and excused herself rushing off to her room. She knew what was wrong, Lee had been called overseas and she was worried about him. Billy had to send him. The person under investigation in the London area had had a past with Lee. Four years earlier Lee had put this man in jail, he knew the man's MO. Billy knew Lee was the best one to send over to capture this man.  Amanda sat there, wishing Lee was in DC instead of far away from her. She knew they were not involved, but hope that one day they might be.

Late at night when all the world is sleeping
I stay up and think of you
And I wish on a star that somewhere you are
thinking of me too

Amanda saw a shooting star, bright as it could be. She closed her eyes. 'Lee, I miss you, I hope you're ok'. She wished she could find the courage to just put her arms around him and tell him how much she loves him.

Cause I'm dreaming of you tonight
Till tomorrow, I'll be holding you tight
And there's nowhere in the world I'd rather be
than here in my room
dreaming about you and me

After a few minutes, Amanda drifted off into a light slumber, her head resting against the window frame and feet propped up on a stool. As she dreamed about Lee, she dreamed that it was a typical day at work. Lee had been avoiding her, she had no idea why. Everything had been going great between them, but then working together non-stop for two weeks can get on a person's nerves. But still, Amanda had these strong feelings for Lee, and she had no idea if he felt anything for her.

Wonder if you ever see me and I
wonder if you know I'm there (am I there, am I?)
If you looked in my eyes would you see what's inside
Would you even care?
I just wanna hold you close but so far
all I have are dreams of you
So I wait for the day (wait for the day)
to take the courage to say
how much I love you
Yes I do

As Amanda lay dreaming, Lee was on his way home from London. As he sat at the airport waiting for his connecting flight to DC, he too was having the same thoughts about Amanda.

Lee hadn't wanted to be on this assignment in the first place, but Billy insisted he go. He would rather be spending time with Amanda, trying to find the courage to tell her the strong feelings he has for her. Lee knew he had been in love with her for sometime now, he just had a hard time admitting it to Amanda. Being away from her for a week made him realize he wanted to be with her.

Corazón (Sweetheart)
No puedo dejar de pensar en ti (I can't stop thinking of you)
Cómo te necesito (How I need you)
Mi amor, como te extraño (My love, how I miss you)

Two days after arriving in DC Lee found himself sitting in his car, staring at the familiar white Arlington house. All the lights were off, which was not surprising it was 2:00 in the morning. Lee had taken Amanda out the night before, he just wanted to spend time alone with her. They had gone for a walk around the Lincoln Memorial before he dropped her off at home. That is where
she had shocked him. Before she got out of the car, she admitted to Lee she was in love with him. She knew it was a bold move, but she had to take the chance.  Now Lee sat in the car, amazed with this woman he met 3 years ago.

Late at night when all the world is sleeping
I stay up and think of you
And I still can't believe
that you came up to me and said
I love you
I love you too

Lee decided it was time to head home.  Undressing and climbing into bed, he drifted off to sleep as soon as his head hit the pillow. Dreaming of the love Amanda has for him and him for her. He dreamed of them being married and sharing the rest of there lives together.

Now I'm dreaming with you tonight
Till tomorrow (till tomorrow) and for all of my life
And there's nowhere in the world I'd rather be
than here in my room
Dreaming with you endlessly