The Better Men -- Part 2X-Men First Class/Harry Potter fusionMore Like This
Continued from Part 1 (http://turtletotem.deviantart.com/art/The-Better-Men-Part-1-263147807)
~5,000 words (in Part 2)
Author's Note: The choice of song in this section is in homage to my induction to this fandom, LyknScribe's lovely long post-beach fix-it fic "Echoes of the Mind," found on deviantArt here: http://lyknscribe.deviantart.com/gallery/?offset=48#/d3j2hsi. And yes, don't worry, you will see more of that dance.
And hey, check out this portrait of our boys: http://shaish.tumblr.com/post/9579943090/phantomilee-it-was-just-a-matter-of-time#notes
Charles's absence seemed to loom over the staff table, accentuated by Raven's glares in his direction. The other teachers gave Erik sidelong looks, whispered behind their hands; Erik wondered what stories Raven had been spreading. Some looked amused--particularly the Apparition instructor, Azazel, muttering some remark to Professor Logan, who had been teaching Defense Against the Dark Arts as long a
X-Men - Strange BedfellowsMore Like This
Ororos first impression of Wade Wilson was good. He was cute and funny, and the positive effect he had on Logans peace of mind was only slightly less obvious than the nose on her face.
Then again, the first time she met Wade Wilson, she had about five minutes before students would start pouring into the study for college-level world history, and all Wade had the time to do before she asked him to wait in the hall was smile, wave, and say, Sup, Cocoa Pebbles? (immediately followed by Logan putting a hand over Wades mouth).
Logan warned her about their shared para-military past, and about Wades shaky grasp on concepts like nonviolence, sharing, and consequences. Treat him like a four-year-old who never shuts up and always manages to get his paws on sharp, dangerous objects, Logan had said. A little worrying, but theyd dealt with all manner of mental instability, including thi