Rules for Dating
Pianogirl’s Rules for Healthy, Communicative Dating Between Messed-Up But Awesome People by Pianogirl for gwynhefar
26 Jun 2012
In which I tell fictional characters to get their shit together. Because it seemed like a thing to do.
- Part 1 of Rules for Dating
10 Nov 2012
"You mean a date?" Steph blurts, and promptly blushes, deeply and uncontrollably, like she hasn't done since she was all of fourteen and got tongue-tied around her best friend. She can feel mortification and hope and pure adrenaline chasing themselves across her face as she struggles to regain some kind of equilibrium.
"Yes," Natasha says, too loudly. "A date. Um. Yes. Date. Hmm." Natasha is never this... verbose.
Steph's smile feels like she’s waking up from the ice all over again, scared and euphoric and disoriented and powerfully alive.
"Yes," she says, and impulsively grabs Natasha's hand back and pulls her closer for a sweaty, awkward hug that Natasha obviously has no clue how to react to. "It's a date. I'd like that. A lot. Um. Thank you?"
Natasha just smiles, her composure slipping back in place, and shakes her head a little, looking dazedly amused. "No thanks necessary, Cap."
- Part 2 of Rules for Dating
Five Times Phil’s Captain America Trading Cards Helped Him Bond With Clint (and One Time They Were No Help At All) by Pianogirl
24 Jul 2012
Phil Coulson is a nerdy gay BAMF who collections Captain America/Stephanie Rogers trading cards and saves the world. A lot. He’s also the first person to ever earn Clint’s trust.
- Part 3 of Rules for Dating