Log in

No account? Create an account
November 2018   01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Drabble: Valor

Posted on 2013.04.24 at 20:23
Title: Valor
Featuring: Bobby Drake, implied Bobby&John
Rating: PG
Word Count: 100 words
Summary: In the aftermath of terrorism, Bobby has a conversation with his teachers.
Notes: This can be read as a prequel to Bridges but it also stands alone.

“You failed him,” Bobby tells the small plot of earth that marks Xavier’s grave. He swallows, but turns to include Jean’s and Scott’s with a glance. “I did, too, I was a shitty friend. But you were responsible, and he needed you to take care of all of us and you failed him.”

It’s a long time before he goes back to the house. There, he avoids the TV, helps the cook defrost twenty pounds of beef, watches Piotr pound the pieces nice and soft, all the while wishing he had the guts to say the words to Ororo’s face.

Previous Entry  Next Entry