24 Dec 2017
Tony is so. damn. tired of losing control. He gave it away freely before, and that got him stuck with some sharp metal and a magnet in his chest. He tried taking it back, and that got his heart ripped out of his goddamn chest. He pours his heart and soul into a system to protect the people he can’t save, tries to take control of his own flaws, and nearly destroys the world via genocidal robot. He realizes that hey, he’s one man. One terribly-human, incredibly-fallible man, and tries to make himself more accountable. Tries to give the control to people who might actually know what the fuck they’re doing. He tries to stop being the one to condemn young kids with bright futures.
He ends up half-dead in Siberia, as one of his best friends walks away. Leaves him there. Tony had never possessed an ounce of control over that situation to begin with.
The only one who’s going to get hurt in this little game is Tony, and that’s fine. At least he’ll be in control.
In which Tony Stark develops an eating disorder. This does not glorify eating disorders, and in fact will focus mainly on the consequences and recovery.
Tony has always known that he loves people more than they love him. It's been a constant pattern all of his life - his parents, Jarvis, Obie, Rhodey, Pepper, Steve, everyone. He just never seems to be able to win. That's ok though, he's too old to believe in fairy tales anymore anyways. He obviously isn't meant for it. Who needs that kind of love anyways? He's fine without it. And then comes Thor...
26 Jun 2016
Clint zeroed in on the tattered tattoo below Tony’s heart.
The tattoo was barely recognizable, beheaded not only by the arc reactor but also torn and stretched apart by the valley of scar tissue across Tony’s chest. Through it all though, Clint could see the three gears that formed a crescent together. He saw the two large feathers that the gears nested in and the arrow that shot through the center of the gears like cupid's arrow shot through hearts.
The tattoo–-the mark–-was painfully familiar. It matched the same mark that appeared right below Clint’s heart too. His soul mark; the very same mark Clint was destined to share with his soul mate.
Tony Stark was his soul mate.
18 Aug 2018
Fandom: Agent Carter (TV), Iron Man (Movies), Jessica Jones (TV), Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor (Movies)
19 Apr 2018
The collective backstories for my MCU stuff.