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He’d gone downstairs for half an hour. He’d needed a break. Sophie was teething, and as much as he loved his baby girl, there was only so much he could handle. When Sephiroth had returned from work, Cloud had given him a long kiss, handed him the baby, and made his escape. She liked chewing on Sephiroth’s hair. He told himself firmly that his lover would be fine, and had gone to one of the many gyms in the building to work off some stress.

 He’d received a single text message of ‘feel better’ from his child’s father, and hadn’t been able to help melting a little at the words. He must have worried Sephiroth, for him to send something like that. He sent him back an ‘I love you’ just to make sure his sometimes-distant lover knew that.

 He’d intended on taking an hour for himself. After half an hour he’d worn down. He wanted to check on Sephiroth and Sophie. If she’d been crying the whole time, it would be wearing on Sephiroth’s tolerance. He had enhanced hearing, after all. If Cloud thought Sophie’s cries were piercing, it was nothing compared to how they must be for his General.

 He walked quickly as he headed back upstairs, trying not to let himself worry too much. He knew his family was safe, after all. There was no doubt that they were both healthy and safe—Sephiroth would never let anything bad happen on his watch—but he worried what his sudden escape might have suggested. And he doubly worried that if he’d left Sephiroth with a crying baby he might not be quickly forgiven.

 He opened the door quietly, just in case by some miracle his daughter was asleep. He was greeted with silence. He moved inside slowly, wondering if Sephiroth might have taken their baby out for a walk. Sophie did like taking strolls with her daddy. Something in the way he moved seemed to soothe her. He let out a breath, walking further into the apartment. If nothing else, while they were gone he could start dinner.

 He froze when he entered the living room, and instantly felt a smile spring to his lips.

 Sephiroth was laying on his back on their long sofa—one gotten specifically so it would be big enough to hold all of Sephiroth’s long legs. His eyes were closed lightly, his lips parted as he slept. On his chest was their little Sophie, bundled in her Pjs. She looked more peaceful than she had all day. She was splayed across him as though listening to his heartbeat like a lullaby. Her little hand was clenched in his shirt, anchoring herself to him. As Cloud watched, she gave a sleepy little kick, and Sephiroth let out a slow breath, shifting his head just a little before settling back into sleep still without moving enough to disturb their child. With every breath he took, Sophie rose and sank with his chest, like she was sailing on an ocean.

 Cloud bit his lip in delight at the adorable picture they made, and pulled out his phone. He caught the charm dangling off it quickly to keep it from chiming and flipped open his camera option. He shifted ever so slightly closer, until he had Sephiroth’s sleeping face and his little daughter’s tiny form perfectly framed. The moment the automated shutter sound clicked, Sephiroth blinked a sleepy eye open at him.

 “Go back to sleep,” Cloud soothed, sliding the phone back into his pocket, keeping his voice down to a whisper. “I’ll start on some dinner for us.”

 “Mm…” Sephiroth murmured, closing his eye again and shifting just enough to lay his hand over Sophie’s sleeping back over his chest. “Welcome home.”

 He was back asleep in moments. Despite his promise, Cloud stayed there for a long time, watching his little family rest and letting the love he felt for them settle any annoyance he might feel at Sophie’s little baby teeth.


Continuation of 

+ Treasure + by Bunny-Boss

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bebidolls Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
awww, im dying,supercute!!!
DaughterOfMaat Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
Aww...Too kawaii. :D
mostloveablenobody Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist
khansaab145 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
it reminds me of my daddy love it and a big fan of (your drawing) 4rm todayHug 
GudGirlGoneBad5 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
That is soooo cute!!!! Father and daughter bonding. 
fullmoonwolf Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
of-ruinous-love Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think I just died from cuteness.
MasamunesSong Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
Ok, that's just adorable ...
Whisper0Danimation Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The feels.... Cry emote Cry emote Cry emote 

Ya got me right in the heart!!!!

- Danimation
YiskaXIII Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Someone posted this on FB saying Tifa and Sephiroth's kid (eeeewwww) and I'm like: "ACTUALLY, no! Its Cloud's. You would know if you knew who Tomwowo/Bunny-Boss is." I'm mad at whoever posted that. How can they just grab your art, repost it, and put a different story behind it? How rude!
Bunny-Boss Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
YiskaXIII Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay~ Hold on, let me try to find it again, it was on FB
Bunny-Boss Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the heads up :D I founded it and reported <3
YiskaXIII Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay then~ I hope people learn from this!
Vinvalenwind Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful! :heart: :heart: :heart:
angelebonyrae Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
OH MY GOD SO ADORABLEBunny Emoji-38 (Cutie) [V2] 
Krishty3 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
VERY NICE:D (Big Grin) 
Valetinexxx Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Student Filmographer
How adorable! I love it~
RizaKiryu Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I sooo cute!!
Laineyfantasy Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
awww this is so cute :)
la-cha-ta Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
I'm melting, this is so sweet ;u;
Your pictures are so cute, they always make me smile!
UltimateNinjaOfDoom Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
Awwww that is so cute
Sephiroth-Turqu Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, I love it so much.. Like wow
Dragonnerd445 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014   General Artist
Aww, too precious. ^^ Love the soft colouring. :meow:
KadajSpira Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014
hva so cute !!♥
LadyJuxtaposition Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
That baby is soo adorable! Sephiroth's a good father! :heart:
sunstroke-art Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow.
The pic and the fic are so moving.
Youkokanna Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I saw this on tumblr yesterday and squed so much at it, its so adorable.
Icedragon300 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014
Thatīs so cute. X3
Phoneix-Faerie Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awww this is adorable
sophiadarkangel Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014
Too cute amg
MoonDancer89 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
D'awwwwwwww~!!!  :iconawplz:
lerato Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So precious <3
tsuki1412 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
SailorSunPhoenix Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
aww, Kawaii!!!!!
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