Standard Operating Procedure
Bucky was fast, and he was strong, and it was distracting. So distracting.
Now they've made it back to New York, Steve's managed to convince Bucky that he's due for a proper physical. How long has Bucky gone without any real medical care or check-up? How does this newer, tougher, very distracting Bucky Barnes line up with Steve's memories of his best friend during the war? And how can Steve keep his feelings in check when all he wants to do is smother Bucky with affection? Really, it's a miracle they made it out of Romania at all.
- Part 1 of Standard Operating Procedure
In typical Bucky fashion, he’d taken Steve's love confession in stride, fully onboard with Steve Rogers being smitten with his dumb face. Yet Steve fretted about the fact Bucky still hadn't put time aside for making out or getting handsy with Steve (which would be greatly appreciated).
Steve used their sparring and training sessions to work out his frustrations on the matter.
Steve was also getting antsy about adding Bucky to the Avengers' roster. He had to not only coerce Bucky into getting fitted for an Avengers uniform, but he also had to try HIS GOSH DARN BEST to not be distracted by Bucky's beefy, unrelentingly distracting physique.
- Part 2 of Standard Operating Procedure