Valentine's Day Fluff
Arcade/Vulpes - Fallout: New Vegas
Arcade opened the suspiciously damp and bloodstained package. "It's a Deathclaw heart."
Vulpes grinned. "Yes. I killed it myself."
"I don't doubt that. But…." The doctor gingerly placed the package on the table and wiped his palms on his lab coat.
"This is more what the holiday calls for." Arcade reached into a pocket and handed Vulpes a red paper heart with A + V written in gold glitter on it.
Vulpes held the valentine like it was a frag mine, and regarded it with unease. "I can't eat this."
"You're not supposed to eat it."
"I thought this was a tribal observance."
"No, it's Pre-War."
"Oh. Well, eating the heart of your enemies is said to bestow your enemies' merits upon you."
"I'm not eating that." Arcade pointed at the dripping package.
"I could have saved myself the trouble and felled a Bighorner then, only you already have the heart of a sheep."
"Very funny. Just leave the snark to me. You