March 1st, 2016

Arrow: Tommy/Oliver - Not Shareable

Fic: Trying to Find the Truth 8/9 (Tommy Merlyn/Oliver Queen, Smoaking Billionaires) Explicit

Title: Trying to Find the Truth
Fandom: Arrow
Rating: Explicit
Pairings/Characters: Tommy Merlyn/Oliver Queen, Tommy Merlyn/Felicity Smoak/Oliver Queen - Tommy Merlyn, Oliver Queen, Felicity Smoak, John Diggle, Laurel Lance, Thea Queen, Malcolm Merlyn, Moira Queen
Summary: Oliver and Tommy work through their issues and come to a realization about each other, with Felicity's help. Tommy's POV.
Timeline: Starts during episode 1x19 (Unfinished Business) and re-writes the rest of the season.
Word Count: 45,000 total / ~5,955 this chapter
Disclaimer: I claim no ownership over these characters. I am merely borrowing them (and some of their words) from Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg.
Betas: Big huge thank you to angelskuuipo for being the best sounding board and hand holder I could ask for. You really helped me when I was struggling with re-writing some of these chapters and this story wouldn't be what it is without your help. Thanks also to apckrfan for lending a second set of eyes.
Author's Note 1: Title from the song "The Feeling" by Justin Bieber (featuring Halsey).

Catch up on LJ or AO3.



Chapter 8

Felicity was gone when they woke late the next morning. Something they were not all that surprised about, but it was a little disappointing.

Oliver had rolled onto his back during the night and Tommy woke pressed against his side.

"How do you feel?" Tommy asked, his fingers toying with the edge of the bandage of Oliver's chest.

"Sore. Exhausted. Happy." The last Oliver said turning a brilliant smile towards Tommy. "We saved the city," he whispered in near-disbelief.
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