Love Triangle?Love Triangle?4 years ago in Settings
"You had something you wanted to talk about?" Germany asked from where he was seated.
"Yes. When Italy was young he worked here as a maid. At that time there was another young nation in my care. The Holy Roman Empire." Austria began. "Holy Rome & Italy had a, um-"
"Cut the crap Roderich." Prussia said before turning to his younger brother. "Holy Rome & Feli were in love with each other."
It took Germany a moment to process the information. It certaintly made sense with what little he knew about his friend's past. His jaw clenched & his chest tightened for some unknown reason.
"Alright." Ludwig managed.
"Now, at one point Holy Rome went off to war, which ended in him dissolving." Roderich said. "Since a body was never found we had three thoughts of what might have happened, particularly after Gilbert found you.
"The first was that he had died & scavengers ate his flesh & used his bones for nests. He was quite a small boy when he left &-"
"Get on with it." Ludwig said.
"The second was th
Love Triangle? 3Love Triangle? 34 years ago in Settings
"V-ve, th-that's impossible!" Italy stammered, hugging himself, fighting tears.
"How is it impossible?" Holy Rome asked in confusion.
"V-ve, b-big br-brother Fr-france... He s-said th-that he... Th-that h-he ki-killed y-" Feli cut himself off & took a deep breathe before continuing, voice stronger, "the person you claim to be."
"France says a lot of things, & a lot of the things he says are lies." Otto said, jaw clenched in anger. An anger that Ludwig could understand.
"V-ve, I... I d-don't be-believe you are wh-who y-you claim to b-be." Feliciano replied.
"Then I shall prove it, mein liebe." Otto said. Ludwig's brow twitched at the pet name. "We lived together when we were young; I'd chase you, you'd run; I'd run, only for you to chase me. When I asked you why, you said you didn't know(check fact); when I asked you to join me & become the new Roman Empire, you said no; when I asked why, you cried & said it was because you didn't want me to become like your grandpa & that you liked me