I Will Love You (Even When You Forget)
Title: I Will ‘Love You (Even When You Forget)
Warnings: Illness (NO CHARACTER DEATH I PROMISE, NIALL IS JUST FORGETFUL)
Summary: The doctor says it’s rare. That it’s genetic and it’s rare, and it’s almost unheard of for someone in their thirties to start showing symptoms, but here is Niall, thirty-two with no life ahead of him.
And Zayn pays attention. He really does. He listens to everything the doctor says with a tight grip on Niall’s leg to remind him that he’s still here and that he’s not gone yet.
But it doesn’t really help because Niall is going to be gone soon, and all their plans of finally getting married, and them both getting better jobs, and 2.5 kids and a white picket fence and a dog in the front yard are gone with the rest of their future, and their physician leaves them to themselves, and Zayn starts crying harder than any other time in his life because this is by far the worst news he has ever gotten.”
Or where Niall is sick with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and Zayn is the only one who remembers.
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