TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 4"I. . ." she skidd her board to a stop. "I'd love to... but It doesn't work like that. I'm a ward of the state. If I went missing, they'd know. They'd look for me. I cant just leave."
Donnie thought for a moment, trying to think of a plan
"Unless they find some long lost aunt I never knew about or I get miraculously adopted, theres no escape." she scoffed a little, "like that's ever going to happen." She kicked her board and started moving again.
"They would need to see someone in person." Donnie stated
"Yeah," she said. "Someone human. Someone with a stable job and no criminal background with a house and money. It's not as easy as making a phonecall."
Donnie sighed, "can we track down some family?"
"My parents were both only children and my grandparents are pushing up daisies. I'm sorry, Donnie, but there's no way to help." She didn't look back at him. "It's alright though. I'm used to it."
"What if find your brothers?"
"That would be a dream come true, Donnie, but I can't ask y
TMNT:: OST: Sleeping with Big Brother LeoLeo asked Splinter for extra training sessions, Raph and Donnie thought he was crazy. With the edition of Mikey to the family two years ago Leo wanted to be sure he could protect his baby brother the best he could and that meant more training. Leo sighed and he laid down the the couch. Today’s session was rough. He was tired and did not want to move. Leo could hear rough footsteps, he know it was Mikey who still had some difficulty walking. Leo turned his head to see Mikey holding his bottle and his stuffed turtle a blanket.TMNT:: OST: Sleeping with Big Brother Leo2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Mikey pushed over the small chair he sat on and used it as a step stool. He handed Leo the bottle and the stuffed turtled and then laid the blanket over Leo.
Leo raised and eye brow as Mikey stepped offer and move the the chair down slightly.
Climbing back on Mikey was now by Leo’s head. He climbed on his his Leo forehead the way everyone did when putting Mikey to bed. “Night-night ‘Eo,” Mikey said.
Leo smiled, “Mikey come here,&
TMNT: OSTEK: Keeping Warm: Chapter 1Mikey’s alarm sounded, he hit the snooze button. Seven minutes later his alarm when off again, hitting snooze again Mikey buried his head under his pillow, he had a pounding headache and felt sick to his stomach. “Michelangelo!” Leo yelled out. Mikey groaned as he pulled himself out of his bed, he knew he missed breakfast, but he felt to terrible.TMNT: OSTEK: Keeping Warm: Chapter 12 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Mikey walked into the dojo surprised to see Raph there as well. “Morning,” Mikey mumbled. He looked around the room so find pillars of different heights.
“We are going to work on your balance,” Leo said, “Raph is here as a spotter.”
Mikey shook his head to try and clear his foggy brain.
“I want you to get on the first pillar,” Leo instructed, with no clear instructions on how to complete this task. Mikey found it was easier to jump up on to the pillar, but staying up there was the hard part. Once Mikey thought he had balanced himself, he would fall off and Raph would catch him
TMNT: One Small Turtle EK: Keeping Warm: Chapter 2Donnie pulled his crying brother his arms, "Mikey you are safe, no cages."TMNT: One Small Turtle EK: Keeping Warm: Chapter 22 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Aww shell. Damnit, not a nightmare too" Raph said
She stood aside letting Raph look in. She looked up at him worried, then back at Mikey. Leo joined behind them and Donnie spoke softly to Mikey, who was slowly starting to calm down. Kala felt out of place in the middle of their family emergency, but she didn't want to leave Mikey, she stood in the hallway silently, her nose stung with the threat of tears. Leo placed a hand on her shoulder.
"He will be alright," Leo said.
"Yeah-" her voice cracked and she cleared her throat. "Yeah thats good..."
"It's one of his after seizure, symptoms" Leo said.
"The whole ordeal sounds like a nightmare to me..."
"That too," Leo said, "it's both really"
Mikey was calmed down and Donnie motioned for Kala to come over. Hesitantly she looked up at leo then entered the room, "I know him, he will be waking up soon. I thought you'd want to be here for him, watch out though he m
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 3A/N: this is an AUTMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 32 years ago in Drama More Like This
"Don't let Mikey go after the Kraang alone."
"I-'Ill try," she looked down, brushing her hair behind her ear. "I don't want him to get hurt."
"It's a little more than that, He was taken by the Kraang a few years ago, they recognized him…."
"Did they hurt him?" she seemed surprised, worried
"They did try to experiment on him…."
She looked down at Mikey, worried. "He...he’s okay though...right?"
"Yeah he was fine after, I don't think he was in the substance long enough. After our father died he went to the Kraang lair looking for answers…."
"Why would he go alone!?" she seemed angry at him
"His father just died in front of his eyes…" Donnie gulped
She didn't respond. Only looked at Donnie shocked then down cast her eyes then looked at Mikey. She bit her lip.
"That's…when….it all started, cutting himself was not the only way he's tried to…."
"When he fell..." she whispered under her breath
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 7 "It says," Leo took a deep breath, 'My dearest son, Michelangelo. May the joy you've brought to our lives be returned to you ten fold." Leo closed his eyes, "father must've taken it after we all went to bed." Mikey gulped hard and started to cry. "This character here, stands for precious and beloved." He noted, putting an arm around Mikey.TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 72 years ago in Drama More Like This
"Leo…I…I…." Mikey stammered.
Leo pulled Mikey into a hug. "He was a good father," he said quietly
"I'm sorry," Mikey sobbed
Leo shook his head. "He loved you so much, Mikey. He loved all of us. He would've given his life for any of us without a secound thought." Leo held him close. "That was how great he was... I know he doesn't regret his decision. You shouldn't either."
"Because your confused." Leo said pulling away slightly. "He's not gone, Mikey. He's still here with us. . . right here," he put a hand over Mikey's heart. "As long as we
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 5"Mikey, really it's no big deal, hold on I have see Leo," Donnie said, then he turned to the door, "Leo can it wait?"TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 52 years ago in Drama More Like This
"Whats this all about? Care to explain?" Leo turned the laptop around
"Uh, nothing," Donnie lied.
Leo glanced at Mikey's room and lowered his voice "Your planning on breaking her out? With this plan? You're out of your mind!"
"It's mostly true!" Donnie tried to explain himself.
"Donnie we aren't humans! We can't adopt her!" Mikey could hear the whispers from his room but he couldnt make them out.
"It's not adopting"
Leo face palmed himself, "it's pretty much the entire plot of Annie!"
"Well it worked for her!" the genius tried to explain.
"That was a movie, Donnie! In the 1980's! It doesn't work like that anymore!"
"You have a better idea?" Donnie challenged making Leo doubt his brother's sanity.
"Yeah! Leaving her alone! She's perfectly fine where she is!"
"Leo I know something is wrong!" Donnie snapped.
"Well, untill you have proof, and a s
TMNT: OST: Rescuing Kala: Chapter 1A/N: my au *mild Language warning*TMNT: OST: Rescuing Kala: Chapter 12 years ago in Drama More Like This
Leo was in a hurry. He was eager to get her out of there, but he was also afraid she wouldn't go along with it. He ran across the building tops swiftly, but Raph could tell something was off. Leo stopped trying to remember which way the Center was.
"Leo, what's up?"
"It's on fifth street right?" He scanned the roads
"Leo you okay?"
He looked up at Raph, "yeah..." he said unconvincingly. "Come on, we need to keep moving." He started running again.
"Leo stop!" Raph snapped, "this is important you told me that, are you ready for this?"
Leo looked back at his brother, "you. . . you didn't see her last night. She thought I was going to hit her. She was so scared..." he looked down at his hands.
Raph put his hand on Leo's shoulder, "but you didn't"
"I still scared her. . . She's a lot more broken than we thought. She smiles and laughs to hide it but. . ." he trailed off.
"She needs Mikey as much he needs her."
"Lets hurry. I don't want to miss her."
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 6Mikey pulled out his t-phone to text to KalaTMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 62 years ago in Drama More Like This
Mikey: hey sorry bout yesterday i no u wanted 2 skate. wish i could make it up 2 u but leo wont let me leave the lair
A few minutes go by before Mikey's phone buzzes. He looked down and rolled his eyes.
Kala: its ok. u should rest
Mikey: I'm fine
Kala: Sure you are. ;]
Mikey: why does everyone think im not fine!!
Mikey: its not like its never happened!!
Kala: don't get your panties in a twist. I cant skate today anyway
Mikey: first off i don't wear clothes….second off why?? you still coming??
Kala: I took a nasty fall last night. I got pebbled. My knee is out. I can still come over once i get out of this hell hole, but I might take longer on foot.
Mikey: maybe leo will let me meet you at the tunnel by ur school
Mikey: that sucks that you got pebbled
Kala: Its no trouble. Im used to walking in the city. It's the same distance. yeah pebbles are the bane of my existence, they should all be boiled in a vat of hot l
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Too Far Gone? in the stormmy AU. This fic contains many references to my pervious fics for the One Small Turtle series.TMNT: One Small Turtle: Too Far Gone? in the storm2 years ago in Drama More Like This
The room was lined with twelve cages, each cage held a lamp and turtle egg. Mikey could feel himself breaking out of his egg, it was hard work. Time flashed forward he was happily eating a slice of apple when a cold robotic hand reached inside the cage and dumped a substance on him that began to burn his body. He began to cry it was painful, his body began to grow. Time flashed forward again. This time he was being loaded into a truck, but then he felt himself falling...the cage opened he began to crawl..he found something to hold onto.
Mikey bolted up right. He was breathing heavily. This must was a memory from his time with the Kraang. Mikey sighed and pulled his covers over his head and attempted to fall back to sleep, but when he closed his eyes he saw his father, laying across him protecting him to the point of death. Mikey rubbed his head. His heart was racing. It was one in the mor
TMNT: OST: Keeping Warm: Chapter 9 (final)"Kala what is it?" he said panicked, "you okay?"TMNT: OST: Keeping Warm: Chapter 9 (final)2 years ago in Drama More Like This
"Swear to secrecy!" she cried "Swear on your life!"
"You can't tell anyone!"
"You know I can't promise that kid."
"Damn it Casey! I'm in a load of trouble okay! If the turtles find out they'd have my head on a silver platter! You gotta help me out! I'm calling in a foster family favor!"
"THE TURTLES? KALA!"
"DONT YELL AT ME, IM STRESSED!"
"Damn it, where are you"
"We're at the Luxberry Skate Park off central park, Mikey's hurt."
"Hurt?" Casey stopped, "that's Don's thing"
"I KNOW THAT! But Don can't find out! Or I'll never see daylight again!"
"Be right there," Casey sighed.
"Thanks! But don't tell anyone! We just need to get out of the rain so I can think of a way out of this!"
"I know I will regret this" Casey said grabbing his keys.
Mikey was shivering cold from the rain. The clothes he was wearing stuck to his body. Kala slipped her phone back in her pocket and gathered their boards and Mikey's bag. She sat beside
TMNT: One Small Turtle: M09292012part of my AUTMNT: One Small Turtle: M092920122 years ago in Drama More Like This
Leo and Mikey were out skateboarding. It was fall, so the night came sooner. It was pitch dark at nine o’clock. With Splinter’s permission Leo brought Mikey topside to secluded skatepark. It was quiet day. Mikey was getting the hang of everything he even learnt how to heel break.
“Leo watch this!” Mikey shouted speeding forward so he could jump over a bar.
“Very good!” Leo said joining up with him, “you are a quick learner!”
“Well I have the best teacher ever!” Mikey smiled as he followed Leo into the half pipe. Leo smiled back, “look Leo! I can do and Ollie like you and Raphie!”
Leo smiled, “good.”
“Hey Leo, Raph said you are too chicken to a double kick flip to do in the air from the half pipe. I told him he was crazy! And that you can do anything! Show me Leo! I know you can do it!”
Leo hesitated. Every time he did that move in the past he would wipeout, but he wanted t
TMNT:: OST: Adventures in Turtle Sitting (again)“My sons,” Splinter said, “I have talked with Miss O’Neil and she has agreed.”TMNT:: OST: Adventures in Turtle Sitting (again)2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
“To do what sensei?” Leo asked.
“I would like to take you three on weekend training camp. I have discovered a place that is about four hours away, it will help enhance your skills as a ninja, you must learn to survive away from home. Donatello is well versed in medical techniques, but I would like you two to learn some more advanced first aid then you know,” Splinter explained, “you three never really foraged for food the way I had to when you three were young and I will teach you that as well.”
“So where does April come into all this?” Raph asked.
“Her aunt is leaving Friday and returning Monday, she will watch Michelangelo when we leave. We will be leave Friday and return late on Sunday. Since it will be an extended time I thought it best he stay with her in her home.”
“She can control the heat better too,
TMNT:: OST: Adventures in Turtle Sittingpart of my AUTMNT:: OST: Adventures in Turtle Sitting2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
April’s aunt was away for the weekend business trip. April was going to visit her turtle friends, but it was heavily snowing. So she opted to stay home with hot chocolate and movie. She covered herself with a blanket and flipped the TV on.
It was getting to the best part of the movie when her t-phone went off, “hey Leo what is it?” she asked.
“You said your aunt is away this weekend right?” he asked, she heard a hint of panic in his voice.
“We lost power in the lair because of the storm, we can handle it but...Mikey...we don’t want him to get sick, can he stay with you until Donnie gets--” Leo stopped when the sound of screaming could be heard in the background.
“What that Donnie? Is he okay?” she asked.
“Uh yeah I think so...so can Mikey stay?”
“Yeah sure, but my aunt is coming home Sunday afternoon, so he needs to be back in the lair Sunday morning, It’s
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 8Mikey was laying in his bed, he was tiered and still felt horrible. He hated to admit it, but he did not think he could be full functioning tomorrow either. With all the emotional drain over the last year it seemed to be effecting him. Mikey's phone went off it was Kala.TMNT: One Small Turtle: Keeping Warm: Chapter 82 years ago in Drama More Like This
Kala: Hey bro~! Whuzzzzabe?
Mikey: huh? Kala?
Kala: Mikey, Im bored. Entertain me.
Mikey: where are you?'
Kala: Chillin at the skate park on central. Theres no one here. Mega lame. Ive gone down the same half pipe fifty times in the last hour, im running out of tricks to do. lol How are you feelin?
Mikey: fine. . .
Kala: it looks like its going to rain
Mikey: I love the rain, feels good on my skin.
Kala: me too, but it messes up my hair.
Mikey: I'm sure you will still be fine. want me to come?'
Kala: its daylight, what if someone sees you?
Mikey: i don't know
Kala: your brothers would never let you
Kala: then again, they dont have to know.
Mikey: thats true
Kala: you could just tell them you
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Enter KalaA/N: part of my AU. This fic contains mentions of suicide.TMNT: One Small Turtle: Enter Kala2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Casey knew Kala would be perfect for Mikey. Kala was sixteen, loved to skateboard, knew was it was like to lose a parent and even though she hardly showed it she loved to have fun.
Casey walked into the Youth Clinic, “Hey Case-man!” one of the boys called.
“Hey,” Casey responded, “has anyone seen Kala?”
“Yeah she’s out back.”
“Thanks,” Casey said heading to the back. It was not long before he spotted the red-headed girl in the eccentric outfit, “Kala!” he called out.
“S’up?” she asked.
“I need to talk to you,” Casey said sounding more serious than he wanted.
“Okay Mr. Jones,” Kala laughed.
“C’mon kid,” Casey said putting his arm around her. He brought her into his shared office and locked the door.
“Whoa, what’s with the locked door?” she asked.
Casey sighed, “My best
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Past and PresentPart of my AU ficTMNT: One Small Turtle: Past and Present3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
“So, Donnie how did you figure out it was the freckles?” Leo asked.
“I found his complete file,” Donnie said, “they have pictures from when he was turtle, the non mutant kind. From looking at all the pictures he was the smallest one. I printed it out,” Donnie showed his brothers the picture, “and this was taken right after his mutation,” Donnie showed a picture of Mikey who looked only a few months old, “it was a very simple reason why they thought he was sick because of the freckles, he is the only one of the twelve to have freckles.”
“Is it really that simple?” Leo asked.
“I hope so,” Donnie said, “I will keep an eye on him.”
Donnie was taking a break from his research. He was sitting on the floor playing with Mikey. After awhile Mikey crawled into his brother’s lap. “You cold Mikey?” Donnie asked. The smaller turtle yawned,
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Heart of the MatterPart of my AUTMNT: One Small Turtle: Heart of the Matter2 years ago in Drama More Like This
Donnie was sitting on the edge of his bed, he rubbed his hand over his heart.
“Donnie you okay?” Mikey asked.
Donnie sighed, “if I tell you you must promise not to tell anyone okay? Our secret,” Donnie’s eye locked on Mikey’s.
“Is it your heart?” Mikey asked.
“Yeah,” Donnie sighed, “I feel like the katana tip is moving,” Donnie ran his hand over his head.
“Nie that is not good,” Mikey said.
“I know, but it will be okay,” Donnie said smiling, “I just have to be carful, more careful.” He smiled, “time to train,” he said, “can’t be late.”
“Not a word Mikey, I can handle this. I have been for all these years.”
Now that Mikey was ten he trained with his brothers little more and more. He knew they went easy on him when they sparred.
Mikey was sparring Leo, while Raph and Donnie were sparring.
TMNT:: One Small Turtle: Leonardo and MichelangeloA/N: this is for my AU ficTMNT:: One Small Turtle: Leonardo and Michelangelo2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Three months ago while fighting the Kraang we found a small mutant turtle, like us. We took him home and adopted him into our family. Having Michelangelo in our lives has been, well interesting. He is an infant and requirers a great deal of care. We all take turns changing his diaper, feeding him, bathing him, and caring for him. I never knew how much babies needed, I feel sorry for Splinter for having three of us at once, although he saids we were mutated to an older age than Mikey.
Right now I am watching Mikey. Donnie is working in his lab to help build up safety measures with with Mikey around and Master Splinter took Raph on a training run, so that leaves me with Mikey.
We had a bad fight last night, we narrowly escaped, once again. Being the leader is more stressful than I could ever have imagined. I find it hard to relax at times, and last thing I want to do I watch Mikey; I would rather a moment to myself. I love Mikey, he is my brother, but
TMNT:: One Small Turtle: Mikey's New FriendAU warningTMNT:: One Small Turtle: Mikey's New Friend2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Mikey was two, he was walking, and starting to talk more, in general causing disaster around the lair. Mikey came into the living room. Raph turned around to see his brother talking to himself and pointing things out as he went.
“Mikey what are you doing buddy?” Raph asked.
“Talking to Miwa,” he said.
Raph stopped he knew who Miwa was, their father’s daughter he lost in a fire back in Japan. Mikey on the other hand never hear of their, well sister.
“Mikey who is she?” Raph asked.
“Friend, made up!”
“Why Miwa?” Raph asked.
“I hear it.”
“Where?” Raph asked. Mikey just shrugged. and walked off, “Mikey come back,” Raph sighed.
“I show Miwa around,” Mikey said.
“Michelangelo what did you say?”
“Miwa she is my friend!” Mikey said smiling.
Splinter’s heart dropped, “My son where did you hear the name?” Just like when Raph a
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Why?A/N: this is for my AU ficTMNT: One Small Turtle: Why?3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Splinter rubbed his head, it was well past midnight and little Michelangelo had woken the entire lair, again. Splinter rose to his feet and headed off to sooth his crying son. He smiled when he saw Donatello with his brother in his arms soothing him. “It’s okay Mikey,” Donnie said gently bouncing his brother. Donnie turned to see his father in the doorway, “how did you do this with three of us?” the former youngest son asked.
Splinter laughed, “it was difficult but, I managed. For the most part only one of you three would wake up during the night.” Splinter placed a hand on his son’s shoulder, “you do well with your brother.”
“Thanks sensei,” Donnie said laying Mikey down in his nest of a bed on his plastron. Donnie watched as little Mikey performed his ritual of when he was placed in bed; he wiggled his little diapered butt and the stuck it up in the air and began to su
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Red Raphpart of my AU (some violence...but I dunno if it needs to be rated....so take this as your warning.....if you think I should rate this please tell me.....TMNT: One Small Turtle: Red Raph2 years ago in Drama More Like This
“Mikey!” Raph called, “time to go!” It was Raph’s turn to make sure Mikey had the sewer tunnels and ways memorized.
“Coming!” Mikey said running up to his brother.
“Okay Little Ninja, today is your big test. I’m going to take you out a little ways and you will lead us home okay?”
Mikey nodded. “Can do!”
“Good now let’s go!”
Raph lead Mikey nearly thirty minutes away. This was Mikey’s first time this way be he had to learn to mark his way home, in a way no one would know. It was nice trip, Raph was telling Mikey stories about when Leo, Donnie, and himself were younger.
Mikey pulled at Raph’s hand, “Raphie I---”
Raph held a finger to his lips, the look on his face told Mikey he heard it too. The pair looked a
TMNT: OSTEK: Birthday Surprise: Chapter 5 (final)Donnie nodded. After Kala ate dinner she went to her room and hadn’t come out for a few hours. It wasn’t unusual for her though. When Raph passed her door he could hear retro video game music. She didn’t have a bed time, so it didn’t concern him. His phone buzzed in his belt.TMNT: OSTEK: Birthday Surprise: Chapter 5 (final)2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Yeah," he answered.
"Hey, good your up," it was Leo.
"What do ya want Fearless?"
"We have...an issue. Did Kala say anything to you?"
"She only asked me for Oreos," Raph replied confused.
"He doesn’t know," Leo said to Donnie.
"I don't know what? Is it Mikey…is he okay?" Raph was growing concerned.
"Mikey’s fine. Sort of. He isn’t hurt," Leo did not sound too convincing.
"Spit it out," Raph snapped.
Leo sighed, "when Mikey and Kala went to their tunnel yesterday Mikey kissed her. Did she tell you?"
"Mikey is confused and he doesn’t know what to think or do, says it was an accident. We talked to him and told him to try and just sta
TMNT: OST: The Purple Mask: Two Years Latermy AUTMNT: OST: The Purple Mask: Two Years Later2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Donnie was sitting on the couch. It had been two years to the day since he nearly died. Two years since he saw a dream where he died. Since he saw a future that he never wanted to happen. For a long time when he got even slightly injured he could see Mikey at ten-years-old wearing his purple mask around his neck. Mikey never knew it because he was very young, but he was the reason Donatello kept breathing when it hurt him so much to do so. Donnie rubbed his had over the healing scar. Unlike Raph’s complete chip to his plastron Donnie’s plastron would heal, in time. The phantom pains he felt would never go away. Last year at this time he hurt him again as well.
Donnie was so lost in this thoughts he did not see or hear his now five-year-old brother standing in front of him.
“Nie ‘kay?” Mikey asked climbing on the couch next to Donnie.
“Yeah buddy I will be fine,” Donnie said rubbing is brother’s head.
“Nie hurt?” Mik
TMNT: One Small Turtle: Mikey Can't SleepA/N: this is for my AU ficTMNT: One Small Turtle: Mikey Can't Sleep2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
It was almost eleven thirty when Raph could heard his door being slowly pushed open. The dull hallway light entered his room. Raph could see his two-year-brother standing in the doorway.
Mikey rubbed his eye with his right hand, he had a stuffed bear under his left arm. “Raphie can’t sleep,” he said walking closer, “Donnie sleeping at desk again.”
Raph smiled. Mikey always went to Donnie when he could not sleep, except when he fell asleep in his lab. “Sure come on over little ninja,” Raph said lifting the covers so Mikey could climb under. Mikey wiggled his way onto Raph’s plastron. “Good night little ninja,” Raph said giving him a kiss on the forehead.
“Raphie warm…” Mikey said before falling asleep.
Mikey unconsciously grabbed Raph’s mask for the first and last time and began to chew on the ends of his already chewed mask.