Character(s) or Pairing: Dr. Gregory House (claim); House/Wilson
Prompt: 07. Both Sides
Summary: Wilson says a lot. House doesn’t say more.
A/N: So not what I should be writing, but hey, here it is. Many thanks to sheikah for the beta and reassurance. My thanks to everyone who's commented on fic lately; life's been odd, and I haven't gotten around to replying.
He says: I lost three marriages because of you.
House doesn’t say: You really lost three marriages because you can’t stay committed and put me before your wives, you idiot.
He says: You’re an addict.
House doesn’t say: I’ve been taking less. Surprise of all surprises, I don’t like letting anything but me control my life.
He says: You don’t put anything into this friendship—this relationship.
House doesn’t say: I tell you more than anyone. I give you as much as I can.
He says: You’re an unfeeling bastard.
House doesn’t say: I love you.
He says: I’ve always tried to help you.
House doesn’t say: I never asked you to.
He says: I’m leaving.
House doesn’t say: Stay.
He says: It won’t change our friendship.
House doesn’t say: If you have to say that, it will.
He says: I’m moving on.
House doesn’t say: Don’t bother asking me to be your best man.
He says: I’m moving to New York.
And House says: Goodbye.