Soulmate Countdown - Lovely stories. And to think, mine would have been on a strange day, still in my teens, trying out something new in a bar I'd never heard of, in a city I'd never been to, full of people I'd never met. As my clock ticked down it could have been any one of those brightly-dressed characters, laughing and gesticulating in large, friendly swoops.
Open. Stucky AU. Post- Winter Soldier. Be Steve?) I always had a black tally mark. No matter what my handlers tried, it was always there and always black. They eventually gave up trying to get rid of it and instead left out the information about what they meant. I had always assumed that it was a tattoo until the bridge. And again at the helicarrier. The man had two tally marks, but only one was black. The other was scarred. I need to ask him what they mean. That's why I'm in his apartment.