Title: Wings of Desire
Fandom: Due South
Word Count: ~9,699
Genre: AU, First Time, Romance
Summary: There are angels on the streets of Chicago.
Why You Should Read This: This fic is beautiful. The writing style is simple and sparse, but it’s so effective. If you’ve seen the movie City of Angels this fic will feel familiar, though I promise this has a happier ending. Ray is an angel tasked with determining whether humans have a soul, and Ray is an angel that loves humanity. This fic made me tear up, it was so beautiful.
The man stirs a little, mumbling in his sleep. Ray puts a hand on his chest and wishes he could feel the man’s heartbeat. He wishes he could be seen. The man settles and grows quiet; he dreams the dreams of angels.
Ray closes his eyes and thinks, This is what it’s like to fall.