- Teen Wolf (TV) (19)
“Dude, you’ve gotta let me!” he yelled with an excited grin on his face, and how could Derek say no to that? So he didn’t even try. It took some maneuvering, what with all of the people pressing in from all around, but the two eventually managed to get Stiles seated precariously atop Derek’s shoulders.
“I asked if… if you wanted to maybe go with me to Three Broomsticks this weekend.” Derek's voice sounded oddly quiet and hesitant, as if he was the one banking on the answer of this question. As if he was the one whose world was suddenly spinning double time, making up for his heart that had stopped.
No fucking way.
Derek's face fell a little, and then drew back into his stone-like scowl, and Stiles was still reeling.
“Dara, what the fuck are you doing?!” Stiles hissed. “You do realize my dad’s the sheriff, right?!”
Dara straightened up, tugging her sleek leather jacket back into place and running a hand through her long, black hair. Then she leveled Stiles with a stare that dripped with judgment and said, at normal volume, “Yeah, and I also know he left for his shift over an hour ago.”
“What, no he hasn’t! It’s only-” Stiles glanced at her alarm clock, “9:12… Okay, yeah, he did, nevermind.”
Dara rolled her eyes in typical Dara fashion before tossing Stiles’ jacket at her. “Come on, let’s go.”
This was all Deaton’s fault.
Okay, it technically wasn’t Deaton’s fault, but he was the guy who had told Stiles about… it. Who had ruined Stiles’ life with this knowledge.
Stiles had a fucking soulmate. A soulmate.
What the fuck?
The phone was snatched by his hand in less than a second, almost creaking under the strength of his grip.
-She’s my girlfriend.
-Was my girlfriend.
And with that, Stiles felt the anger slip out of him, reluctantly making way for sympathy and exhaustion. He slumped down to the floor, back against his bed as he debated what to say. If he should even say anything.
Eventually, he settled for a simple,
That felt too insincere, so he added,
-That hardcore sucks, bro.
That felt even worse.