The Old and New ScarfThe Old ScarfMore Like This
She had asked his mother what his favorite color was. She wasn't entirely surprised when the answer she received was red. He was from the Fire Nation, and he was a fire bender. Of course his favorite color was red.
After buying the nicest red yarn she could afford along with some knitting needles, she got to work on her gift for him.
As a woman who was also an earth bender, she wasn't very good at homey things like knitting or sewing, but for him, she was determined to try.
There were several times where she wanted to give up. However, when she spent some time with him, she realized just how much she loved him, and she would go back to work on that gift.
It didn't turn out as nice as she had hoped. There were several areas where she had messed up and tried to fix it, but it was as nice as it was going to get.
She gave it to him on the day of their wedding. She blushed as she handed him the hand made scarf. She didn't see the soft smile on his face as he accepted he
Five Times/One Time Fic, Mako and Bolin (4/6)(4)More Like This
The first few months were terrible.
Neither of them had any idea what they were doing or how to do it. While their family wasn't rich, they weren't poor either. There was always food on the table, a nice warm bed to sleep in, and lots of laughs and smiles.
Now there was none of that.
Now they had to scrounge for their food, fight for a place to sleep, and any laughs or smiles were forced and fake. Mako was constantly stressing about money and trying to find a job, but work was hard to find when you were just eight-years-old. Welldecent work, anyway. Mako was able to find some work, but the pay he received for the long, grueling hours wasn't worth it.
Yet it was their only option, so he worked.
Bolin did his best to help, but with him being even younger than Mako it was impossible for him to get a paying job. He was stuck with sneaking around public places and snatching fallen yuans or sifting through the trash for meals. But Bolin's real job (at least for the