- Pushing Daisies (1)
The thing about finding love in a war zone, Tucker thinks, is that you never know when it’s coming.
The thing about finding love in a war zone, Wash thinks, is that you never know where it’s going.
The thing about love and sex in a warzone is that there are a million things that can go wrong, but—
As it turns out, there are also a million things that can go right.
When the Federalist and New Republic armies unite on Chorus in the face of a common enemy, they must first learn how to trust each other. Two former Freelancers, an A.I. fragment, and several Red and Blue soldiers have a thing or two to learn as well, about trust, and loyalty, and love. In war, you make homes out of people despite knowing that they can be ripped away in the blink of an eye and-
The thing is, you protect your own with everything you've got.
“This is how it goes in movies, right?”
(April 2016 Camp Nanowrimo fic)
Not for the first time, Marcus wishes he were a poet. Tomas drinks up beautiful words like wine. Marcus thinks of his own clumsy attempt at a letter, begun and re-begun until the whole thing had been consigned to the rubbish bin. It was laughable.
Besides, Tomas and Jessica wrote letters because they could not have each other.
“You have me,” he says, quiet enough that Tomas won’t wake.
- Part 1 of León de mi Corazón