BargainingBargaining2 years ago in Drama More Like This
Author's Note: This story has been in the works for a very long time. Again, it wouldn't have been possible if not for the lovely and uber wonderful Fiona who worked with me on this during a very difficult time in her life. Hun, you are just too cool for words! Thanks again.
The picture used for the story was created by Mxi665. Actually, the pic is what inspire the story in the first place. It just took me a really long time to finish it. The artwork can be found here: I'm Okay Now.
Thanks, Mxi665, for letting me use the image.
Disclaimer: None of it is mine, which is a crying shame I tell ya!
August 28, 2015 21:27 EST
The engine cut off, sending the garage into silence. Eighteen-year-old Dick Grayson lifted the dark blue helmet off of his head with a wry chu
BloodlinesBloodlines3 years ago in Drama More Like This
Author's Note: A while back, I held a poll on which RiD one-shot I would write next. This one came in 4th on Deviant Art with 13% of the vote and 3rd on with 14% of the vote. I've tried to write the others before it, but they weren't cooperating so here we are!
This has been a nibble in my mind for a while now and I think I've broken through my writer's block enough to get this out. I hope it meets my expectations as well as yours. It begins during the battle on Malina Island at the end of the second season episode "Alienated".
Disclaimer: Young Justice is not mine; Batman/Robin/et al are not mine; basically none of it is mine but I'm playing with them anyway! I promise I'll return them when I'm done with them… hopefully with all the right pieces. *EvilGrin*
January 6, 21:02HAST
The crimson light intensified the scowl of the young Atlantean when he turned to f
Fish [Bruce, bb!Dick, Damian]"This is ridiculous," Damian announces, as he tosses a pack of diapers into the shopping cart.Fish [Bruce, bb!Dick, Damian]3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Fish," says Dick, pointing. Bruce turns to see a stuffed clownfish, still attached to a price tag and apparently abandoned amongst the plethora of diapers.
Bruce takes it down and hands it to him. This nets him a bright smile, and
The first time Dick said this, earlier that day, Bruce thought it was referring to him. Considering he was wearing the Batsuit at the time, it was more than a little surreal. Mommy is a definite first as far as names the Batman has been called go.
"Mommy's not here, Dick." Bruce tries for a gentle tone, adding a pat on the little head for good measure.
It isn't enough, though: Dick frowns, and puts his hands up, clearly asking to be taken out of the cart. Perhaps it's better not to indulge him, but Bruce does so, anyway. Dick at this age is terribly small, fitting easily into Bruce's big, clumsy arms.
"We need a feeding b
Five and One...Five and One...2 years ago in Humor More Like This
Five and One - Okay, make it Six
SUMMARY: (AU) Five times a Cat got the better of a Bat and the one time... well, maybe we should just make it six.
AUTHOR'S NOTES: This little nibble struck me the other day after I was going through my favorites over on DA trying to get some inspiration for a few YJ pieces I'm working on. Then I saw this image by Callousvixen:
It's a shame they never got to introduce Catwoman to the Young Justice Verse. There are so many versions of Catwoman that do the character justice, but I think I'm most fond of the Animated version from the 90s. She was just the perfect counterpoint for Batman. However, I adored Anne Hathaway's costume from The Dark Knight Rises so that's what I've based the look on. Google it if you'd like a reference.
This story is pure ridiculous. I started writing it and it just kept getting worse and worse. And I love every wo
Say SomethingSay Something2 years ago in Drama More Like This
Author's Note: This fic came to me after I heard, then saw the video for, the A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera duet "Say Something". It struck something in me and... well, this story is what came of it. If you haven't heard it, it can be found here: Say Something.
Usage of the cover image, entitled "Mission failed" was granted by artist f19850928.
Warning: I never thought I would write one of these, but it turns out I was wrong. Not only is this a sonfic (something I'm not a big fan of) but it is also a Death!Fic.
Disclaimer: Young Justice & Batman, or the song "Say Something", are not mine. Any recognizable content is not mine.
Say something I'm g
Date Night Chapter 5Wally and I zetaed back to Gotham and for the first time, despite the amount of times he’s seen it, his eyes didn’t go wide at the site of the Batcave.Date Night Chapter 52 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Alfred was doing some dusting around Bruce’s computer area when he heard us come in. “Master Wallace, what a pleasant surprise!” He stopped what he was doing to open the door/ bookshelf for us. “Is there anything I can get you two?”
I snake my arm around Wally’s waist, “Maybe in a bit, we have to talk with Bruce. Is he home?”
“Yes, he is in his study.”
I look up at Wally as we walk out of the library and towards Bruce’s study. His eyes were sunken in and his face was pale; he looked… empty. It’s amazing that he could have been in such a good mood this morning and now he was in this pit of depression. The words Wally and depressed just didn’t even seem to go together.
I stop our walk towards the study and take both of his hands in mine.
Not My BatmanIt was morning at Wayne manor and as usual the majority of it's residents were up bright and early. Alfred was preparing breakfast for the household while Damian sat at the counter reading through one of his school text books. Dick entered the kitchen dressed in his usual work attire, pants and a button down shirk with no tie and a jacket he slung over one of the chairs.Not My Batman4 years ago in Humor More Like This
"Morning everyone," he said in that cheery voice they all knew well. "Where's Bruce?"
"Master Bruce has decided to sleep in this morning. Apparently he isn't quite ready to go back to work." Alfred explained placing a bowl of cereal in front of Damian. The ten year old glared at the corn flakes floating in the milk, but began eating none the less. Dick sat beside him and flipped open the morning paper.
"Alfred have you seen my suit case?" he asked casually.
"Going somewhere, Grayson?" Damian questioned.
"I'm returning to New York," Dick answered.
"I'm going to resume my role as Nightwing," Dick explained.
Damian's school week Thursday"Master Damian, are you sure you are feeling well enough to go to school today?"Damian's school week Thursday2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"I'm fine, Pennyworth." Damian grumbled, wiped some sweat of his brow and continued eating his cereal.
He looked up when Tim entered the kitchen.
"Hey Dami, are you okay?"
Why did everybody all of a sudden care so much about him?
"Fine." Damian grumbled again.
Alfred walked to door, checked the hallways and closed it.
"What are you doing, Alfred?" Tim asked
"Making sure Master Dick is not here."
Damian looked up again,
"It's his birthday today, so please remember to be home in time. We will have some guests."
"Sure thing, Alfie. " Tim said, grabbing his backpack. He waved to Damian with a mock smile "See you later Damian." and exited the kitchen. Damian watched him go with a scowl.
"We shall be leaving soon too, Master Damian. Are you finished?"
Damian looked at his unfinished cereal and pushed the bowl away.
"Yes, I am finished Pennyworth."
Damian's school week Monday"Grayson! How do I put on this stupid necktie!" Damian yelled from his room.Damian's school week Monday4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Um," Dick hesitated a moment while struggling with his own necktie, "Why don't you ask Alfred, I'm busy!" he yelled back.
Five minutes later everyone was ready to go to school, or in Dick's case, ready to go to a Wayne Enterprises meeting.
"Alfred needs to run some errant's, so I'll drop you off at school today, Damian. " Dick said.
"Maybe then you can warn the teachers." Tim said chewing on an apple.
"Tt!" was the boy's only response.
"Come on! Get in the car, or you'll be late for your first day of school!"
"Students, this is your new classmate Damian Wayne." The teacher introduced him, "I'm Mr. Williams and I will be your teacher for the rest of the year."
Damian looked around the class with his arms crossed.
He wasn't planning on making it easy for his new teacher.
The kids were all his age but they seemed so ignorant and dum
Damian's school week Tuesday"Master Damian, if you keep moving I can never get this necktie right." Alfred scolded Damian calmly.Damian's school week Tuesday3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Alfie, can you help me next?" Dick sounded a little helpless.
"Do I have to tie your shoelaces too, master Dick?" Alfred said stoically.
"Very funny, Alfie. Will you please help me now?"
"Sometimes I wonder where you would all be right now, if I was not here to help you." Alfred said turning to Dick to help him.
"Uhm, I don't want to know I think." Was all that Dick said.
Then he turned to Damian, "Why don't you try to make some friends today instead of making them cry, little D."
He didn't look forward to another talk with Damian's principal.
Damian just grumbled.
"Class, today we're going on a fieldtrip." Mr. Williams said.
The other kids looked at the teacher expectantly, so Damian followed their example.
"We'll be going to a museum that is out in the open and just outside of Gotham. There is a park wi
Sorry"That was truly pathetic."Sorry4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Batman was snarling at the team, but most specifically, at Robin. The mission had been long and hard, with three days and two nights invested in what ultimately turned out to be a failure. The goal was surprisingly simple: get in, get the sample, get out. Unfortunately, it hadn't gone so smoothly. An alarm had been tripped at the warehouse they had been investigating, somehow slipping by Robin's electronic precautions. Armed gunmen had immediately arrived, shooting and blowing things up until there wasn't much left.
The team, bloody and bruised and battered, had managed to escape with their lives, but hadn't managed to get a sample of the chemical they were supposed to be investigating. Their mentors, frantic and worried, had beamed the team up to the Watchtower, where they recieved immediate medical care.
Batman was furious, but worst of all, he blamed Robin.
"How could you let your guard down?" The Dark Knight's voice was a whisper, but it somehow managed t
Angry Birds"JASON!"Angry Birds4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Jason recognized that his name was called but blatantly ignored it, involved in repairing his motorcycle.
He gripped the wrench in his hand stronger and jerked a bolt extra tight to let out his annoyance, mumbling, "Tim..."
"JAYJAY?! YOUR ASSISTANCE IS BEING REQUESTED!"
He looked up from his spot kneeling in front of one of the tires. He huffed as he threw his wrench aside into a toolbox and wiped the grease off with a handkerchief, "What do you want, baby bird?"
"DAMIAN'S SMOTHERING COLIN WITH HIS PELICAN!"
He wiped the back of his still oily hand on his forehead, "Again?"
"HURRY PLEA--- AAAGH DAMIAN, MY LEG IS NOT FOR TEETHING!"
Rubbing his temple with his fingers, he walked at his leisurely own pace down the hall, despite Tim's desperate cries echoing down the halls. He finally located where the shouting was coming from and creaked the door open with one hand to peek in.
All three of the young boys were engaged in a frenzied dog pile. Tim was on the bottom, looki
Damian's school week Wednesday"Okay class, we have some time left until lunch break, so use it to work on your projects." Mr. William's voice rang through the classroom.Damian's school week Wednesday3 years ago in Humor More Like This
Damian sighted. Since it was only his third day of school he didn't have a project to work on so he probably would be stuck again with some stupid assignment of which he didn't see the point.
And indeed it didn't take Mr. William's long to come up to his table with a piece of paper in his hand.
"I have a different assignment for you, Damian."
Damian rolled his eyes, but Mr. William's just ignored it.
"I'd like you make a card for your father, since it's his birthday tomorrow.."
"Grayson's not my father!" Damian snapped, but instantly he regretted it. Dick had been more of a father to him lately, then anybody ever had.
"He's my brother, I guess." he added , his voice a little less sharp.
"Brother then. Here I have some pencils and a card for you. I would like to see it when you're done."
Damian grumbled and started working on his card.
At the end of
A Number of BatsComaA Number of Bats3 years ago in Humor More Like This
"Damian wait!" Mar'i yelled as the Boy Wonder ran out of the room, flinging his yellow cape behind him, tears streaming down his face.
"Stay away from Mar'i or I might get you killed too."
That made the alien girl halt in her steps as the teen guy finally slammed the front door of Wayne Manor closed behind him.
"Damian," she whispered before straitening her shoulders and turning back around.
The clock was still open and she easily floated down the staircase, following her mother's cries. When she herself reached the bottom though, she couldn't help but gasp and release her own tears.
He was lying so still. They said it had been the blast from the radiation core of the factory.
"Daddy, please wake up."
There were many forms of warmth in Gotham. Fire, blood, hugs, smoke, fur coats, birds' nests, caves, hot springs, scarfs, gloves and overly stuffed cotton coats.
On a high tower, a lone figure was peering
Blindness is a Strength~Dick + Babs~Blindness is a Strength5 years ago in Romance More Like This
In my dreams, I fly again.
I close my eyes and, once more, I've got that line tight in my grip. My fingers are gloved, my face is masked. I can breathe again. I can breathe the air of the night, can breathe in every sound and every sight as the city does its dance of darkness. I can feel the sirens blaring in the distance, their pulsating lights creating a vibration against my skin.
I'm free again.
I can race forward, running on my own two feet, my legs long and lean, my heart pounding against my chest, shooting me with adrenaline like a drug. Fresh, alive, healthy. Not a single thought of doubt crosses my mind as I take that leap, as I dive headlong off another rooftop. I cast my line and it reels me back in and I fly like a spider, like a bird through the open air. I laugh. I cry. I feel something and that's what matters.
And then I'm falling, tumbling, and I remember reality.
My eyes flash open as I wake with a start. I stare ahead of me for a moment, recovering
Dad"You're never going to call me 'Father,' are you?" I ask Damian with a smirk as he stomps through the batcave with a small scowl. He stops for a moment and turns to me, blue eyes narrowing into a glare.Dad4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Never," he replies sharply. I just chuckle at his childish attitude before turning back to the Batcomputer to type in the report, the cave going silent. About halfway through, a word breaks through the silence, so soft I almost don't hear it.
"However..." I hear quietly behind me. I turn my head just enough to glance over my shoulder and catch a glimpse of the barely noticeable blush on Damian's cheeks before he looks away. I can't keep myself from smiling at it.
"I think the term 'Dad' would fit you better."
Damian's school week Prologue"Damian!" Dick yelled upstairs.Damian's school week Prologue4 years ago in Humor More Like This
Next to him he heard Tim chuckle.
"What?" he asked the teen raising his eyebrows.
Tim shrugged, "Nothing." He answered with an innocent smile on his face.
"You're scaring me, Tim. Why are you laughing?" Dick asked again worriedly.
"I'm just imagining what Damian's reaction is going to be, when you tell him the good news."
Dick shuddered. "That's why I asked you as my backup." Then he turned towards the stair again.
"Damian!" he yelled again.
"What do you want, Grayson?" came the boy's voice from upstairs.
"Can you come down for a moment? I want to talk to you about something."
Tim laughed again, "Good way to start. My dad used to yell that to me when I did something wrong."
It seemed like Damian also thought he was in trouble again, because all the way down to the living room he was muttering.
"Talk." He ordered when he was standing face to face with Dick.
"Well " Dick started, "I've been taking care of you for a while now and I've noticed that you
Date Night Chapter 4I woke up the next morning with Wally spooning me. I nestle myself closer to him and sigh feeling contempt.Date Night Chapter 42 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“Morning Boy Wonderful,” He whispers into my ear and then kisses my shoulder.
“Hey,” I twist myself in his arms so I can see him. He smiles at me as I look into his sleepy emerald eyes. I kiss him gently, “I’m glad we did this.”
“Me too,” Wally kisses me back. “Do you want breakfast before daddy bats picks you up?”
“Sure, I was thinking, “I gently trace my fingers over his pectorals and bite my bottom lip seductively.
“Oh no,” He jokes and gives me a huge smile.
“I was thinking, that I could call daddy and have him not pick me up. We could enjoy this a little longer an-”
“Dick, I don’t want to make him suspicious. Besides I want to tell the team today about us. So we’ll calm our sex hair, I’ll make breakfast, you go home get cleaned up, then we can m
Oneshot: Sons Of WarThe rain always fell heavy in Gotham City, but on this day, it fell heavier and harder than it had in years. It hammered and drummed on the surface of so many black umbrellas, gathered in a cluster around the mohagony casket in solemn mourning.Oneshot: Sons Of War3 years ago in Drama More Like This
The coffin was small, too small for an adult, and this added to the deep sense of loss that lodged itself within the hearts of those present. Almost everyone had stepped forward already to pay their respects, then resumed position, heads bowed and hands folded. A few faces were cast down, rivers of tears running silent down their cheeks, while others were raised, dry but cold, pain shining brightly in their eyes.
"Alright, if there are no further--"
Then one figure stepped forward from among the gathered, leaving the relative dry sanctuary of the umbrellas and reaching out, pain and conflicting emotions playing across his face. Those surrounding the coffin stepped back, startled, and watched as Tim Drake's mouth twiste
Date Night Chapter 1I wave Alfred goodbye as I head off to Wally's house. He invited me over for a date since his parents were out of town. We had lots of dates before but I hadn't been this nervous since our first date. I guess it was because we'd be alone in his house. I’d been to his house lots of times before, but we’ve never been…alone. I looked down at myself before knocking on the door. I checked to make sure the clothes were straight. I wore black jeans, a red shirt, red Converse and a black blazer with the sleeves rolled up to my elbows. I decided to go casual but still sexy.Date Night Chapter 12 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
I take in a deep breath and knock on Wally's door. A millisecond later my speedster is standing in front of me. He smiles as he looks down at me. He is wearing blue jeans, a white shirt, and a striped collared shirt that he left open and rolled the sleeves up to his elbows. "You look beyond sexy tonight," He smirks and gives me a quick kiss before inviting me in.
"Well I wanted to look good for you."
ReplacementTitle: ReplacementReplacement4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Category: Hurt/Comfort, Family
Rating: T for Jay's mouth.
Summary: Dick chose Damian as his Robin, and Tim feels hurt. Tim has a run-in with Jason and finally can empathize with why Jason calls him "Replacement."
A/N: My take on Timmy's feelings about Damian and Dick as the Dynamic Duo. And I added some cute moments between Jay and Tim. This is before Tim became Red Robin.
Timothy Drake-Wayne was miserable. This feeling wasn't uncommon for him, but usually he could keep it at bay. Now, the emotion hit him full force, overwhelming him. Never had he felt so unwanted and alone. Someone else had become Robin. Batman's partner was no longer Tim Drake. Perhaps it was because Batman was no longer Bruce Wayne, or perhaps it was because the new Robin was Bruce Wayne's biological son. No matter what it was, Tim wasn't <