3 Works in Iron Crown (Webcomic)
The candles in her room gutter and flare all at once as he wills them into it, making everything glow with a blurry beauty. Diane watches with hazy awe as her hands reach up of their own volition, still trembling and blue with cold, to unlatch the button at Shard’s throat.
He swallows, a distinctly human gesture that catches her off-guard.
She inhales deeply, enjoying the scent of dried lime and black pepper of his cologne. Under it is the scent of him, something a little like ozone, the air before a storm. Lightning in the desert, maybe; the scent of fresh glass.
Diane has always, always, wanted to play with fire.
“Shard”, she whispers. “Let me. Please.”
Diane makes a new friend, and it goes about as well as you'd expect.
Iron Crown is a comic y'all probably don't know yet. So here's a link to it in case you're interested.
I am willing to die spearheading a fandom for this if I have to. I love it.
I'll put the characters behind the titles of the drabbles they appear in for easier finding your faves. (It's Shard, isn't it?)