Before and After
After by LunaLucrea
15 Jan 2018
1. It's cold and dark and his head refuses to work as it should.
2. Something has happened to one of his students, and there's no way Aizawa Shouta is just going to let that sit.
3. Yagi Toshinori doesn't know if he can keep it together.
- Part 1 of Before and After
29 Jan 2018
There’s still got to be some muscle wrapping those bones, because the hold is strong, and solid, and Shouto isn’t sure he’d be able to escape without at least a little bit of a struggle even if he wanted to.
Which, he’s a little hesitant to admit, he doesn’t. He realizes he’s still standing there all dumbfounded and ridged, arms ramrod straight at his sides, hands curled into fists. He lets out a deep sigh, willing himself to relent, and the tension finally starts to dissipate, so he brings his arms up to return the gesture. Despite his best efforts to not seem so completely pitiful, he finds himself sagging almost defeatedly into the embrace… and he can’t help but press his face into All Might’s chest, hiding his eyes in the soft, loosely woven folds of his sweater.
For some absurd reason, his mind wanders then. He doesn’t know why, but now he’s hyper focused on the fact that the sweater actually fits All Might’s frame, as well as any heavy sweater should. It strikes him that All Might hasn’t really worn any oversized, baggy clothes in quite some time.
- Part 2 of Before and After
27 Oct 2018
He can feel the weight on his shoulder—five long, boney fingers pressing down heavy and solid—and the very real memory of agony flares to the forefront of his mind.
He has to pull away—no, no, no, that didn’t work last time, and this time it feels like his legs are tied together—He has to fight, to defend himself, but he’s so tired. So broken. It’s so hard to breathe.
He panics. He cries out to that wonderful, comforting ball of warmth deep inside and it answers. It finally answers. He grabs hold and yanks it to the surface… and it’s there, ready to lash out. So he does.
Because he can’t let it happen again.
- Part 3 of Before and After