Word Count: 2243
Author's Summary: The first few hours of night, and the last.
Characters/Pairings: Twelfth Doctor/River Song
Recc'ed Because: After The Christmas episode I suddenly craved some Twelfth Doctor/River fics. This story filled that craving admirably. It’s fun and sweet and a bit sad.
He'd kissed her on the restaurant balcony. Oh, he'd kissed her before, but this time it felt like he really meant it. She still wasn't sure she believed this part of him really existed – did the sunset glow brightest orange where only you could see it? Did the monolith bend for its most dedicated observer? – but it felt real enough. She could live with that for now, and for the twenty-four years to follow.