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Sweet, In A Way

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I think a lot of my classmates thought I was mute my first week at UA.

I got in on recommendation, so I didn't have to do the entrance exam, which I was so thankful for. I heard the students had to fight robots and shit, and I don't even know how my quirk would fend off against a robot.

I didn't talk much to my classmates at all, not until I had moved a complex coloring book, some packs of colored pencils, and my laptop and some earbuds to the living room and sat on the couch to watch (or listen to) a movie as I colored.

"What are you doing?" Todoroki came over to me and sat beside me.

"Coloring. Watching a movie." I hummed, and he looked surprised that I could speak. We were both sort of quiet, speaking only when needing to.

"Can I watch?" He asked.

"Sure," I said and gave him an earbud. "Do you want me to start it over? I've seen it loads of times already, it's one of my favorites, so I don't mind."

"Would you, please?" He got comfy and I went and started the movie over again and got back to coloring.

"What are you coloring?" He asked.

"Mythical creatures. My mom and I both have this coloring book. She tells me when she's finished a page, and then I'll color that page, then we send each other pictures and compare how we colored them differently." I explained.

We were quiet for a good long while as he watched the movie, which was a horror movie technically, but it wasn't very scary. Maybe more of a psych thriller, I guess? Anyway, I didn't see him getting scared, but he did make a certain face and gave me a look when one character began to hurt herself with a smile on.

"So, you like scary movies?" He hummed.

"Yep. I don't get scared easily." I nodded and sharpened a pencil as I spoke.

"Hey, what are you two doing?" Uraraka asked as a bunch of people came into the common room of our dorms.

"We're watching a movie." Todoroki just said and I wasn't paying attention at all. There were too many people for me to be comfortable.

"Wait, what happened to the..." Todoroki asked.

"She wasn't dead. She's about to get killed, though. There." I said as the attack began on screen.

"What... is she going to use the fire poker?" He asked, staring at the screen, and I looked up, pushing my hair back.

"No, she gets stabbed in the neck with a pair of scissors," I said right before it happened.

"The hell are you watching?" Bakugou just huffed. "Sounds sick to me."

"It's a good movie." I just shrugged and went back to coloring without even looking at him.

I guess that pissed him off because since then, Bakugou's been looking to pick a fight with me since. He'd always come up to me and forcefully ask me why I never talked to anyone, and if I thought I was better than everyone. Once he asked what my quirk even was, as no one had really seen it before.

Once, I got so fed up with him, that I calmly reached out and touched his arm, and he lost his voice in half a second. He made this odd choking noise and started to yell at me, but no sound came out.

"Now that you're quiet, I can tell you what my quirk is," I said, looking up from my book, and the whole room was quiet.

"I call it Three No Evil. If I touch someone, I can make them blind, deaf, or mute for about thirty minutes. See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil." I said and he was just silently fuming in front of my desk, glaring down at me and I went back to reading my book.

Later that day, long after he got his voice back, he came back to my desk and growled deeply at me.

"Take my voice again, and I will kill you. I'm serious." He said before walking out, and I honestly didn't pay it any mind.

Midoriya used to talk about how Bakugou would bully him when they were younger. Since their relationship has improved slightly, it looks like I was his new Deku.

Todoroki had become my friend and was often there to tell Bakugou to back off when he was being mean to me. I was very thankful, and I told him that every time.

"I mean, if you ask me, it seems like Bakugou might just like you." Kirishima came over after Bakugou had stormed out of the room.

"You're funny," I rolled my eyes.

"No, I'm serious." He said, shaking his head. "Kaminari and I have been thinking lately, and we think Bakugou's type is someone who can actually take him in a fight, or at least someone who isn't afraid to fight him. You've definitely proved that, Kaida."

I just rolled my eyes and shook my head while future me was laughing her fucking ass off at how right he was.