Work Header

To Always Wonder Who

Work Text:

Yelena didn't understand what Natalia had done to her. She didn't understand why.

Then she went into the archives of the Red Room to read the stats again like she had for years when training as a Black Widow.

But all the Black Widows before her had not trained for it. They were brainwashed, mind-wiped, and made the Widow. They were not aspiring to a rank. They were each the only one. To be the Widow was to always wonder who you were.

Yelena had been given a taste of what she wanted so badly to become—and hated it.