TF2 - Still Here Part 16There were tears in Mary's eyes, "I don't wanna,"TF2 - Still Here Part 1611 hours ago in Settings More Like This
They got to the 2Fort quickly, and they split into three groups to follow each child. Mary found herself talked into standing by a vent opening on the outside.
Margret knelt down by her, and put her hands on her shoulders. "The nice men don't want to hurt your friend, they just want to see him," She tried to keep her voice level, but she knew she was lying.
"But they're not nice," Mary whimpered, "and they're going to be mean to him,"
"As long as I'm here, I promise they won't hurt him,"
Mary shook her head, "I don't wanna,"
"How about this, I'll tell them to stay back, and we can all see him,"
She grasped her mother's shirt collar and brought her closer, "Do you promise?"
"With everything I have,"
A small moment, and Mary nodded.
"Ok," She stepped back, and suddenly pointed a finger in the soldier's direction, "But make them promise too!"
A laugh rippled across the small band and they all chanted the "Cross my Heart, Hope to Die," chan
Family Matters - ch 4Ch 4 - On the TrailFamily Matters - ch 412 hours ago in General Fiction More Like This
Engineer tried to hide his amusement as he sat in their mess hall with guitar in hand, calmly listening to Gunther ranting about the dressing down Medic had just given him; he didn't seem mad, just exasperated and overwhelmed as he related the questions he was expected to answer and answer quickly, described Medic's overbearing, almost manic manner as he conducted his little interview, and ended it with a quiet grumbling about how the man had decided Gunther was welcome to stay in the back and cover the support positions but had best not stray onto the front lines.
"He acts as though I have never been shot at before," Gunther sighed.
With a shrug Engineer began strumming - yeah, that sounded right, or at least, close enough - and rested a foot up on a nearby chair, gently tipping his own chair back onto two legs; after dinner Engineer simply hadn't left the mess hall and some time after everyone else had vacated Gunther had wandered back in after Medic had had his l
Man in The Dark 31Man in The Dark 3115 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“That’s the place, then?”
Starting, Louise looked around, spotting the telltale shape of a noble mansion in the distance. After a moment to match up any nearby landmarks for reference, she gave a hesitant nod.
“I-I think so, yes…at least according to what I remember hearing about the Mott estate.”
Kirche raised an eyebrow, puzzled by the other mage’s strange demeanor.
“…what’s wrong? You look like you’ve seen a ghost.”
“N-nothing’s wrong!” The Valliere heir shot back immediately, her pale cheeks flushing. “I-I’m just a little...unsettled, is all!”
“Don’t tell me you’re getting airsick from a little turbulence now!”
“O-of course not! I’m just…worried, is all!” She looked away. “If we don’t get there