Ink :: tattoo artists!klaine
Summary: Blaine is a tattoo artist in California. Kurt is a nomad tattoo artist, living and working in a different city every few weeks leaving behind nothing but a few tattoos. Until he meets Blaine.
A/N: This is going to be a verse of mine that I got to thinking about while talking to maddie. It’s not going to go in order or have a definite end, I’m just going to write different parts of their story as they come to me. This part is tame— just the story of how they meet. There could be warnings for future instalments, though. Thanks for reading!
Blaine’s in the ink room going through CDs to play for the shop when Santana calls him to the front. He sighs, glancing back and forth between two discs in his hands before ultimately deciding which one to place in the pile atop the sound system beside Santana and Lauren’s picks for the day.
He pushes aside the barrier separating the ink and business sections of the shop (a mixture of curtains and beads) and steps into the front room. The front is where they do most of the business. It holds the cash register and a few chairs for waiting customers, along with samples of their work hanging on the walls. It’s early yet, the parlour doesn’t open until ten, so with the exception of himself and Santana the entire shop should be empty.
But it’s not, because there’s someone standing next to Santana.