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    “Sergeant Barnes?”

    “Oh, hell no, don’t call him that, man,” Sam warned.

    “Captain Fuck Off!” Barnes shouted over him. “Fight me!”

    Steve didn’t know whether to laugh or just slink away. He managed to combine the two by pacing two steps and snorting instead. Like a bull.

    “I’m gonna need you to calm your ass, Barnes,” Sam said as he went limp again, obstructing Barnes’s struggling under him. “This is so undignified. That is Captain goddamn America.”

    “Captain goddamn America!” Barnes repeated, louder. And angrier.

    Steve cleared his throat again. “I’ve been looking for you,” he told Barnes.

    “I hope you brought lube this time!” Barnes shouted.

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    Loki is far too high-born to be executed for his crimes. Instead he is forced into a monastery.

    The night before he is to take his orders, he receives a visitor who changes everything.

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    04 Mar 2018

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    Bucky thinks he's pretty lucky to have moments like this with someone as great as Steve Rogers.

    --or--

    Bucky has a nightmare and wakes up wanting pancakes.

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    25 Oct 2016

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    Sleep requires trust.

    The trust that you can leave your body somewhere while you go out into the wilderness and it'll still be there in one piece when you return (he was awake when they took his arm he was awake). You have to leave your body somewhere safe, a suddenly vulnerable shell without anything inside to defend it (they come for him weak and shivering after cryo and he's awake he was awake). It's involuntary, something you can't control. You don't choose sleep, sleep chooses you.

    There's a reason it's called falling asleep, and Bucky doesn't want to fall ever again.

    [Bucky isn't sleeping. Shit hits the fan.]

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    12 Oct 2016

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    The asset is not having an optimal day.

    “Our cycles are syncing,” his mission says from the other side of the exam room, quiet and apologetic. He’s standing against the wall and the asset is sitting on an exam table. They’re in . . . a tower. The asset isn’t sure why. He doesn’t feel right, overheated and over-energized, and isn’t sure about that either.

    “So you’re--my alpha, then,” he says haltingly, eyes flicking up to his mission’s face. Not his mission anymore. But always his mission, he thinks.

    “Other way around,” his mission answers with a smile that all of the asset’s training can’t decipher the full meaning behind. It looks injured, and . . . and things the asset doesn’t know.

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    20 Aug 2016