Light of his life

​He had always been scared of darkness; it made him feel as if a tight fist was closing in around his neck. But tonight was different; he realised that the absence of light is the perfect backdrop to appreciate beauty. The flickering of the candle flames drew his attention once more to her face – golden warmth of an unspoken promise radiated from her smile while everything else remained in the shadows. He prayed that the lights stayed out for a long time tonight. 

Prompt:  Candle


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