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26 Aug 2019
“What were you doing?”
He’s less caustic than she remembers so Pepper finds herself telling the truth. “I was looking for the dragon,” she says.
“What, you were gonna kill it all by yourself?” says Tony, and now his voice is sharp and sarcastic and his face has a kind of frozen ridgid impassivity that she can just tell is faked.
Pepper can feel blood flushing her cheeks and the tips of her ears are burning with embarrassment. “Actually I wanted to speak to it,” she says haughtily.
Tony’s expression doesn’t change but his voice gets a little softer and his eyes seem strangely pleading when he says “Why would you want to speak to it?” The firelight casts dancing shadows across his features and Pepper is struck by an odd compulsion to reach out and cup his jaw in her hand. She suddenly realises he’s really very handsome.
Pepper looks away, into the fire.
“It’s never actually eaten anyone.”
It's a fact of life that there's a dragon living in the mountains. It's a fact of life that dragons are evil...