Counting Down The Days - Day 3 :Germany:A Reader-Insert
Day Three: Steal a life size nativity scene and display it in your room. When he/she asks, tell him/her "I had to let them stay here, there's no room at the inn."
Ludwig looked up, his face as impassive as ever, as you rushed in through the door, a large bundle of sorts under your winter jacket. He was used to your outbursts of energy, by now, but...
"[Name], is everything all right?" He asked tepidly, as he saw you peek out the window.
You let out a sigh of relief, as you turned around, and smiled at him. He couldn't help but return the gesture faintly.
"It'll be okay, now." You said, as you undid your coat, and took out the statue of the baby Jesus from underneath.
Ludwig cleared his throat. [Name]...what is that?"
"Why, it's Jesus, of course!"
"Yes, but...why do you have this?"
"Well..." you paused, wondering how you would explain the whole situation to him. "...there was no room at the inn!"
"No room at the..." Ludwig was more than confused.
Counting Down The Days - Day 4 :S.Italy:A Reader-InsertCounting Down The Days - Day 4 :S.Italy:3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Day Four - Hang mistletoe in the doorway. When he/she enters or leaves the room, plant a big wet one on his/her lips.
A satisfied grin was on your face, as you pushed the tack that would hold the mistletoe in as far as it could go. Placing the loop on the thumb tack, you stepped back to see whether it was in the centre of the frame, or not. It seemed to be.
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Lovino Vargas woke up, rubbing his eyes, and yawning. He was tired, for reasons that were absolutely not worth it for, either. He'd had some horrible nightmares, involving a certain German and a Spaniard, and those kept him tossing and turning for most of the night. Turning around, his frown deepened, when he noticed his girlfriend was missing, but as the smell of a freshly-cooked breakfast wafted past, the frown disappeared, and Lovino got up, hurriedly, suddenly hungry.
He made his way, still s
Counting Down The Days - Day 7 :Prussia:A Reader-InsertCounting Down The Days - Day 7 :Prussia:3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"[Name], are you ready to go out the Aweso-...what're you wearing?"
"Clothes." You replies nonchalantly, as you opened the door.
"I thought we were going to clubs, [Name]"
" So why're you dressed in a Santa costume?"
"What Santa costume?"
"The one that you're wearing."
"I'm not wearing any Santa costume."
"So, what are you wearing?"
You paused, as you turned towards him. His eyes were slightly narrowed, and it looked like he was somehow trying to assess your motives, in some way.
"...clothes." You replied, after a brief pause.
"No, that's a Santa suit."
"So, they're not clothes?"
"No, I mean, they are, bu-"
"So, you were saying that I wasn't actually dressed?"
Gilbert shook his head. "N-No...[Name], I think you're getting this all wrong. You are dressed, but, I don't quite think that a Santa suit's the best way to go."
"But I'm not wearing a Santa suit!" You exclaimed, rolling your eyes.
Gilbert blinked once, then twice. Were you seriously de
Counting Down The Days - Day 1 :Canada:A Reader-InsertCounting Down The Days - Day 1 :Canada:3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Day One: Claim you were a Christmas tree in your former life. If s/he tries to bring one into the room, scream bloody murder.
"[Name], please take that tinsel off yourself. I don't want you to get hurt, by trip-"
"And why would I be hurt, again?" You tilted your head to the side, as you looked at Matthew curiously. "I'm a Christmas tree, after all, and trees have tinsel, right?"
Matthew sighed. "But, [Name]-"
"No ifs or buts, Mattie. Let me be a happy tree." You replied firmly.
Matthew couldn't help but feel nervous. This was not going to go well.
~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~
You heard the car engine come to a stop outside the house, as you flicked through the TV channels. Knowing that it was Matthew returning from wherever it was that he had gone to, you continued to flick through the channels nonchalantly.
The door opened, and you saw the sharp, green bristles prod through
Counting Down The Days - Day 2 :Finland:A Reader InsertCounting Down The Days - Day 2 :Finland:3 years ago in Romance More Like This
Day Two: Go to the mall with him/her and sit on Santa's lap. ( I promise I have a reason for this!)
You rubbed your hands together with delight, as you stood in the queue. It had been a while since you had done this, but you know that this one would be the best one till date. You didn't care about the strange looks and confused gazes that were being directed at you - all you wanted was to meet Santa.
You stepped onto the podium, a grin on your face when it was your turn. Santa's eyes seemed to widen when he saw you, and the colour drained from his cheeks. A small laugh passed your lips, as you gingerly took your seat on his lap.
"Hi, Mr. Claus!" You were giggling much like the five year olds had been before you.
"W-What are you doing here, [Name]?" Tino stuttered with his words, flustered from his girlfriend's rather compromising position, and the sudden spike in temperature.
You pouted. "I just came to tell Santa what I want for Christmas!"
"But the child
Counting Down The Days - Day 5 :N.Italy:A Reader-InsertCounting Down The Days - Day 5 :N.Italy:3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Day Five: When he/she goes out of the room, rearrange his/her posessions. Tell him/her that Santa's elves must have done it.
"[Name], you heard Feliciano call. "Have you seen my tie?"
"No clue, Feli." you replied, before getting back to humming your favourite Christmas carol.
A few minutes later, you heard him call again.
"Have you seen my socks?"
You tried your hardest to not giggle, as you told him that you didn't know once again.
A few minutes later, you saw him rush into the kitchen, and heard the ruckus that he created, as he looked around the shelves.
"...I can't find the things I'd kept aside for the pasta, either."
You peeked into the kitchen. "You can't? They were there yesterday though, right?"
Feliciano turned towards you, and nodded, nervousness apparent on his face.
"Well..." You paused for dramatic effect. "...must've been the elves, right?"
You nodded. "Yeah, Santa's elves."
"W-Why would they do that?"
Counting Down The Days - Day 6 :France:A Reader-InsertCounting Down The Days - Day 6 :France:3 years ago in Romance More Like This
Day Six: Watch your partner while s/he is sleeping. When they wake up sing "He sees you when you're sleeping "
You glared at the clock, ticking away on the wall. That b*stard was going to be late ag- oh, wait. He already was late, wasn't he?
Tapping your foot impatiently, you weren't sure as to what to do. You weren't quite kind enough to wait for Francis to return home, but you didn't want to be woken up by him, either. And God help his soul if you even caught a whiff of a feminine scent on him. You still weren't buying his story of how Antonio liked to wear feminine perfume.
Sighing in frustration, and kicking the door, you stored towards the bedroom. You had to teach Francis a lesson, once and for all...
~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~
You woke up fairly early, to find Francis beside you, with his arm lazily draped around your waist. He stirred, ever so slightly
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 5The meetings at the pub had become more frequent, and Ludwig and [Name] seemed to be getting closer. Even Gilbert seemed to concur that.Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 53 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Which step are you on, Ludwig?" He asked, all of a sudden, over breakfast.
"Step? I don't know what-"
"The Ten Steps."
"Ah." Ludwig gulped. "Ahh...five, I think."
"Gilbert laughed in his usual, raucous manner. "Man, if I were you, I'd totally ask her out, now! I'd bring her back home, cook for her, and then maybe-"
"Danke, but I think I shall stick to the plan." Ludwig hastily interrupted his brother. He couldn't think of doing that to [Name]...
"And that's why you're my little bruder." Gilbert chuckled, as he ruffled Ludwig's hair.
"Bruder...I'd just combed my hair."
"Try the bed head one day."
~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~
"So...Ludwig, tell me."
"Hmm?" He turned in response to his name, to the girl sitting beside him.
"Do you even have to go to the gym?"
"Or do y
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 2"Look Good."Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 23 years ago in Romance More Like This
Ludwig looked at the list in his hand. What would it mean to "look good", anyway? Would it involve him wearing what he usually left aside for special occasions, or-
"Ciao, Ludwig!" He heard an all-too familiar voice, making him jump. Slowly turning towards the doorway of his bedroom, he was met with the sight of a hyper-active Italian.
NOT a good thing.
"Gilbert sent me to help you with the next thing on your list!" He chirped. Ludwig felt his headache coming back, stronger than ever.
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Ludwig winced, but he still remained silent. "The quieter I am, the less interruptions there will be, and the quicker this will be over," he thought. Yet, when the tailor jabbed him with yet another pin, he felt his anger slipping all the more.
"Feliciano...was a...tailored suit really necessary?" he asked through clenched teeth.
"But, Doitsu! You should see it! It will suit you so
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - PrologueLudwig looked at the list in disbelief. "This...I can't do this!"Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Prologue3 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Do you want the girl, or not?" Gilbert replied, almost instantaneously.
"...Ja."He replied, after a pause. "But...are you sure that this will work?"
Gilbert laughed. "Oh, don'tcha worry, West! Feliciano and I spent ages on this list! It's foolproof!" Ludwig bit back his comment about how this list was made by people whom he could consider 'fools' just in time.
Involuntarily clearing his throat, he looked at the list that he was holding. His brother's messy handwriting was scrawled all over a page, and there seemed to be...doodles made by Feliciano all around the edge of the paper.
How to get the girl of your dreams
By the awesome Gilbert Beilschmidt.
And some help from Feliciano Vargas
*Make an impression.
*Be her friend
*Speak to her.
*Make her laugh.
*Break the touch barrier.
"B-Break the touch barrier? But, brud-" Ludwig started, but his brother interrupted him soon enough.
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 3"I'm really glad you showed up, Ludwig!" [Name] said, laughing, as she came up to Ludwig. Ludwig felt compelled to return at least half a smile she looked such a sight, in a formal cut dress, that just went to below her knees. Ludwig tried his hardest not to gaze at her legs, and succeeded mostly.Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 33 years ago in Romance More Like This
"It's for a good cause, after all." He replied politely, as he shook her hand.
"Oh, that's right!" She exclaimed, all of a sudden. "We did meet at a pet store, so I wanted to ask...do you have any pets?"
He nodded, in reply. "Three dogs."
"Three dogs?" Her eyes seemed to light up with joy. "What are their names?"
"Uh...Blackie, Berlitz a-and Aster." He looked away from her, all of a sudden, hoping that she had not noticed his slight stutter. He had many topics in mind, on what she could talk about polite chatter and such, but...his dogs? He was absolutely unprepared for that!
She squeezed her eyes shut, momentarily, and opened them again. "That's so cute, Ludwig! I s
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 4"Speak to her? But I already-"Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 43 years ago in Romance More Like This
Gilbert scoffed, interrupting his younger brother. "When we say talk, we don't mean "Oh, hey [Name], nice weather, isn't it?" We mean actually talk!"
"Vee~" Feliciano decided now would be a good time to step in and help his confused friend. "What he means is that you should speak to her like you speak to us!"
Ludwig was even more confused than before. "But, what do you mean just-"
"You can't speak to her about your DVD collection, though. Heck, that'd probably put her off..."
"Bruder!" was all that Ludwig could exclaim.
"Well, if she is your friend, and we are your friends, then just talk to her like you talk to us!" Feliciano continued. Both Ludwig and Gilbert paused to turn around and listen to the Italian. "And if bella [Name] feels the same way that you do for her, you'll both become good friends, no?"
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Speak to her, just like a fr
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 1Ludwig glanced nervously towards his brother and closest friend, before looking back towards who would become "the main goal of tonight", as his brother put it. Loosening the knot of his tie, slightly, he made his way towards the girl who was laughing with abandon, the girl whose eyes were sparkling with laughter, the girl whose mere gesture could make his heart feel all funny...Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 13 years ago in Romance More Like This
...he really had been around Feliciano too much, he concluded.
Clearing his throat in preparation for his introduction to [Name], he was caught completely off guard when she turned around, the smile on her face growing wider when she saw him.
"Ludwig!" She exclaimed. "What a pleasant surprise! It's nice to see you here!"
"Uh...ja..." was all he managed to say.
"It sure is...a surprise, seeing you not working, and in a place like this!"
"I hope it's a good surprise." Ludwig found himself replying, before he realised that it was absolutely wrong for him to say that, and that I might hurt his chances with [Name]
CanadaxReader - Just A SmileMatthew sighed, as he sat in the library, staring out the window, absent-mindedly.CanadaxReader - Just A Smile4 years ago in Romance More Like This
Why doesn't anyone notice me?
He never understood what he quite lacked. Was it because he wasn't exuberant, like Alfred? Or charming, like Francis?
But...they always say that a person should be liked for just who they are, right?
So...what was wrong with him?
Most people forgot just who he was.
And if they did see him...oh, darn. He didn't even want to think where Cuba might be. Flipping aimlessly through the book he'd picked from the nearest shelf, Matthew got lost deeper into his thoughts...
It wasn't until he heard someone his name that he looked up, only to see [Name] standing there, smiling. Pulling out her chair and taking a seat beside him, she couldn't help but laugh seeing the startled look on his face.
"H-Hey, [Name]." He managed to shakily speak.
"Hiya, Mattie!" Her smile was as bright and as warm as the sun, to him, always. He would never tell her how he felt about her, o
Prussia x Reader - If I Were A Boy 7Gilbert turned around with a frown on his face, hearing his name, yet the expression on his face softened slightly, when he saw you waving towards him. You broke off from Emma's grip, and made your way towards Gilbert.Prussia x Reader - If I Were A Boy 73 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Hey, Gil." You said, exhaling.
"Using me as the excuse, are you?" he chuckled.
"Emma's one of the most popular girls in the school. What's your problem?"
"Oh," You huffed, understanding what he was talking about. "Dude, she's fucking creepy! She's so clingy!"
Gilbert looked at you, for a moment, and then burst out laughing. "C-Clingy?"
"She was clinging to my arm! Didn't you see?" You cried in protest.
"I'd bet that 75% of the school would kill to be in your position."
"Fuck no." You grimaced. "I hate my position..." Suddenly, an afterthought struck you, and before you realised, you had already blurted it out.
"You're not part of that 75%, are you?"
Gilbert looked at you, curiously, forcing you to stare at the ground, as you two walked together. "I-I didn't me
GermanyxReader - Don't Expect AnythingYou could feel the heat radiating off your cheeks, as you tried to keep up with the beat of the song that you were listening to. Your breath came out in short, heavy pants, but you still pushed yourself, tried to keep on going.GermanyxReader - Don't Expect Anything3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Because, if you didn't, you knew-
"[Name]! Don't slack! Keep on going!"
Yes. THAT would happen.
You turned around to see your German boyfriend jogging right behind you.
W-wait...wasn't he JUST in front of me? And why is he JOGGING, yet...faster than me?
Not being able to form coherent sentences, you just nodded.
"Just one more lap." He called, as he ran past, ignoring the baleful glares that you sent him behind his back.
Your eyes trailed him, following him across the track, until he came to a stop. Grabbing the nearest bottle of water, he drunk some and then poured some on to his face. The hair that he meticulously kept slicked back was falling on his face now, and you gritted your teeth.
Glancing quickly behind you, you noticed Kiku prodding Feliciano t
Prussia x Reader - Down By The Lake"[Name], can you do this? Sh-"Prussia x Reader - Down By The Lake3 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Don't swear!" You whispered harshly, cutting off Gilbert with a quick kiss, as you slipped in through your bedroom window.
~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~
The next day, Gilbert waited for [Name] at the usual spot the bus stop down the road. But, she was late by fifteen minutes. His finger hovered over the green key of his cell phone. He wasn't quite sure whether he should call her, or not. Would her dad-
"Gilbert!" he turned around, to see [Name] standing behind him, taking deep breaths in order to gain her breath back. "Last night...Dad...down by the lake...saw-"
"Shit!" Gilbert exclaimed. "What was he doing there? How'd he see us?"
You shook your head. "H-He said that..." You gulped, as you forced the words to come out of your throat. "We can't meet, Gilbert."
"Was...? It wasn't often that Gilbert reverted to his mother tongue, but dire circumstances called f
Prussia x Reader - If I Were A Boy 8"Come in." You yelled through your mouthful of ice-cream, as you heard someone knock on the door. Melanie walked in, and you decided to ignore her. No point in asking how she'd gotten into the house she obviously knew where the spare key was.Prussia x Reader - If I Were A Boy 83 years ago in Romance More Like This
"There's no point in me beating around the bush you like Gilbert, don't you?"
"...what made you think that?" You retorted, as you shovelled in another spoonful of ice-cream.
"Do you really want me to elaborate on that?" She asked, cocking an eyebrow.
"Entertain me." Your eyes didn't move off the television set, however.
"You're sitting in front of the TV watching a sappy movie, and eating ice-cream. You're acting like you've broken up with him!"
"It's not a sappy movie!"
"You're watching Just My Luck, [Name]"
"Oh, hell...am I?"
"Yes, you are."
"I wasn't even paying attention!"
"That's even worse! You're so upset that you're not even paying attention!"
"We weren't even together in the first place, dumbass."
"Look at me, [Name]," heari
RomanoxReader - Let's Kill Tonight 2"It's a...an awfully close dance..." You mumbled, somewhat, as you straightened your back, feeling Lovino place his hand on the small of your back.RomanoxReader - Let's Kill Tonight 23 years ago in Romance More Like This
His gaze seemed to be focused over your shoulder, and he looked...uncomfortable, to say the least.
"Y-Yeah...damn him!" he offered, as some sort of explanation. You couldn't help but giggle.
"It's not funny." He retorted.
"All right...all right." You decided that peace was the best way.
"You're just saying that to make me quiet, aren't you?" He asked, after a pause.
"Pretty much." You laughed. He looked at you, curiously for a moment, and a shy grin spread across his face.
And you felt your heart unrequitedly skip a beat.
"I-I...I don't think I'm ready, Lovi." you whispered to him, backstage, as you were getting ready for your performance in the talent show.
Lovino turned towards you, his expression serious as usual, but the condescending look was gone.
"Look, [Name]...we've been rehearsing for the past month. I know I'm not the best, a
Prussia x Reader - If I Were A Boy 6"What are you doing?" Melanie asked, as she flung open the door to your room.Prussia x Reader - If I Were A Boy 63 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Damn it, Mel! What if I wasn't dressed?" You scrambled up, off your stomach, and sat on the bed, cross-legged, yanking our headphones out of your ear in the process.
Mel simply shrugged, as she sat on the edge of you bed, and eyed the stacks of books beside you. "Why this sudden literary interest?"
"I-It's not sudden, damn it!" You were more than exasperated. " it's just-"
"Occult? Magic? What the f-"
"I just wanna be a girl, man!" You exclaimed, making Melanie look up at you, wide-eyed.
"But...I thought you liked it!" She replied, after a pause. "...don't you?"
You ran your hand through your hair. "Yes, and no. I mean, it's good, and all, but in all honesty, I don't think Gilbert's bi, in the slightest and-"
"So this is all about him?" Melanie's eyes were alight, as she got herself comfortable, sitting cross legged, and hugging a cushion lying nearby.
You didn't reply, and her smirk grew.
"So 'lil [Name] li
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 6Make her laugh.Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 63 years ago in Romance More Like This
"How does one make a person laugh, apart from making a fool of themself?" Ludwig wondered, as he supposedly "read" the newspaper not much of what he was reading was actually registering in his mind, but well...it was a fair pretext to think about what he had to, and no one would interrupt him, like his dear brother, because everyone knew he was reading the paper.
How do I make her lau-.
...well, almost everyone knew that he wasn't to be interrupted when he was reading the newspaper.
Slowly lowering said paper, he saw his overtly-cheerful Italian friend's face smiling back at his.
"I'm reading the paper, Feliciano." Ludwig murmured, half-absently, half-seriously.
"Sì, sì, I know, but I have something for you, and for [Name]!"
"Something for...me and her? But we aren't-" Ludwig was cut off as Feliciano stuck two tickets right under his nose.
"...what are these?" Ludwig asked, after spending about f
AmericaxReader - Get Out AliveIt had been a long and tiring day. After having to spend around an hour looking for Alfred in the supermarket, with trays and trays of minced beef in your arms (which weren't light, in the least, by the way), you were on the verge of breaking down into frustrated tears. Your arms were sore, you were lost in a supermarket, your boyfriend forgot to carry his mobile phone and you had no clue as to where he was.AmericaxReader - Get Out Alive4 years ago in Humor More Like This
Shifting the trays on to one arm, to wipe away the stray tear rolling down your cheek, you jumped when you felt someone tap your shoulder incessantly.
"Hey, babe! Guess what? They had this massive sale on at Best Buy, so I went and bought a couple of games.
You turned around, eyes wide with shock.
"Y-You...went to Best Buy?"
"Yeah. It's just across the street, you know. And, seriously! There were so many-"
You shoved all the meat in his arms and got ready to walk off to the next aisle. "Carry them yourself, Jones."
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:Weightless: PirateSpainTruth be told...life on the high seas was boring.:Weightless: PirateSpain4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Nothing interested Captain Antonio Fernandez Carriedo any longer. His fleets had suffered much damage against that...he even detested to say the word, English pirate, and it seemed to be just one mission after another.
He had missed home. The warm sun, the gentle breeze, the tomato fields. Those idyllic times before he had joined his nation's Navy. His wanderlust had been more than quenched, and even though he was going home, he wasn't all too happy. He knew that in a few days, he would have to be back on the waters again.
This meaningless...drivel was insane. There seemed to be nothing to look forward to, nothing-
Followed by many crashing noises, and other strange cries and noises, it dawned on Antonio that his ship was under siege.
And the fact that his crew was extremely unprepared was like a blow right in the solar plexus for him. They carried no riches; the crew consisted mostly of lackeys who wou
Spain x Reader - Selling Dreams 4"You may now kiss the bride."Spain x Reader - Selling Dreams 43 years ago in Romance More Like This
For once, Ludwig didn't look like he was blushing so hard that he would just burst, or something like that, as he kissed his bride. Clapping and various cheers filled the garden, and you joined in a well, cheering for your friend, who seemed the happiest she'd ever looked.
"It's nice seeing people happy, no?"
You turned around to find Antonio standing there, merrily whistling a tune, as he looked straight ahead.
"W-Wh what're you..."You didn't even get to finish your question.
"Oh, Ludwig and I have some common friends." He grinned, as he leant forward, to try and assess your expression. However, from the corner of his eye, he caught sight of two people he didn't want to see right now...
...or maybe they'd be the perfect excuse.
You made a strange squeaking sound, as you felt Antonio wrap his fingers around your wrist, and felt yourself almost being dragged through the crowds. Before you could coherently protest, or anything of that sort, you f
Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 7"I never thought circuses could be so interesting, Ludwig," [Name] smiled wider, as she wrapped her coat around herself tighter. Ludwig glanced towards her, a smile on his face mirroring hers, as the tips of their noses were bright red, from the cold.Germany x Reader - Ten Steps - Part 73 years ago in Romance More Like This
"I'm glad you liked it," Ludwig ran his gloved hand through his hair, getting used to the strange pain in the cheekbones that comes from smiling for prolonged times. "Ehm, [Name]...is this coffee place really far? Maybe we should've just taken the car."
"Oh, it's not that far," she shook her head. "Just down the road, really...I think it seems longer because of the cold...oh, you're not cold, are you?"
Ludwig shook his head, and [Name] continued. "Yes, well, I thought that I should kind of show you my thanks, and the bakery beside it has some really nice stuff, too."
"You didn't need to show me your thanks, [Name]," Ludwig chuckled briefly.
"Oh, but I do!" [Name] shook her head. "Plus, the coffee here is nice, anyway. You like coffee, don