Dick sighed quietly, smoothing his bangs back in frustration. Newspaper ads and printouts were scattered across his bed, some marked with circles or highlighter strokes. Others were pushed to the side, soon to join the growing pile of rejects on the floor. “This shouldn’t be so hard.” He glared at the papers in annoyance before his gaze flicked sideways, landing on his cell phone. Reaching for it hesitantly, he waited for the screen to light up before navigating to his contacts. Dick scrolled all the way to the bottom before stopping, his breath catching in his throat.
It had been a week since the two had split, and she had been avoiding him like the plague—seemingly absent every time he visited Mount Justice. He’d heard rumors of her potentially moving out, although he didn’t know where to. He wasn’t about to pry after what he’d done. She could use the space. Still…
With a few taps on the screen, Dick pressed the phone to his ear, calling the one person he hoped could talk to about this mess.
“…Hey, Wally? It’s me.”
Dogs & Sun
It’s felt like forever since the last time Artemis felt like she’d gotten a break from the same old, same old routine. She’d been itching to stretch and just break out of her little hibernation of studying and piles of papers. All the extra classes this semester, yeah, those were starting to take their toll. So at the very suggestion of taking a break to let the dog out seemed like the most brilliant idea in the world to her. Wally agreeing to tag along was just icing on the cake really.
With a quick tug of her hoodie over her head, she was ready to venture out in order to feel a little less cooped up than she felt. She turns to Wally, a smile stretching on her face for the first time today, “Got the dog and leash, babe?”
OOC: Wally the red nose speedster
OOC: So I got this idea from here http://justyouraverageteenagemartian.tumblr.com/post/36462940632/ooc
I’m sorry I just couldn’t resist it. This is why I usually don’t photoshop it creates stuff like this…..
Staring at a blank Word document...
In the dim lighting of her dank and drafty room, the glow of Artemis’s computer screen reflected off her face and gave her skin a pale pallor. In reality, she was flushed with frustration, about ready to chuck the darn laptop out the window if she had to stand another minute of staring at this blank word document, with the cursor blinking at her incessantly. It’s like it was mocking her for not being able to figure out what to type.
“UGH!” She shouted, letting her head fall onto the keyboard, letting out a half-whine, half-groan. “Why can’t college applications just fill out themselves?”
The Pool Games
Tula: -Emerging from room and heading through the Cave towards the pool, deciding a swim would be nice. Not bothering to grab a towel and looking forward to the cool water-
Garfield Logan: -He comes out of his room in his own swimsuit and towel as he practically pranced excitedly down the hall since he found out that Wally and Artemis were coming to swim with him while M’gann and Conner were away on a mission. As he reaches the end of the hall, he notices and unfamiliar girl walking down the hall but he simply smiles at her while saying.- Hey there! You must be Aquagirl right?
There's Always Room for Change
Wally West: Recognized: Kid Flash, B03 -steps out of the zeta into the Cave, looking around while waiting for Artemis-
Conner Kent: -looks up from the living room at the noise, Wolf shifting to stand and look towards the zetas-
Story Time and Cookies|| M'gann, Wally, and Jason
Robin: RECOGNIZED: ROBIN B12-I walk out of the zetas, looking around the training mat and the mission room, unsure now that this was my first time here at the Mountain, without Dick-
M’gann: -Gathering ingredients and calling over the mind link- Wally? Where’d you go? I thought you were going to help.
Wally: -hears her- Oh! Right! Coming! -zooms into the kitchen- Now I have two very important questions: what am I helping with again and do I get to eat some of it? -grins, waiting for her answer-
M’gann: smiling and shaking head, setting things down- Cookies. For the whole Team. So there’ll be lots. And yes, I’ll let you lick the spoon when we’re done.
Wally: -frowns out of disappointment- The spoon? That’s it?
Robin: -I hear voices and start to head towards what I assume to be the kitchen- Um, hi?
Out On the Town
Wally West: It was Wally’s favorite time of the day: the end of classes. The usual papers and tests were stressful enough at times but then add in the major finals coming up, he wasn’t sure how much longer that he could keep up with this and keep up with missions, training and everything else in the hero gig. Though Wally seemed to have a certain lingering feeling for awhile now that he had somewhat become a bit more content with living his life in Palo Alto with Artemis and Brucely even moreso than in the hero gig. Just living a normal life felt…nice. He wasn’t sure if it was from the lack of sleep from studying all night that was clouding his thoughts or not though. He took a deep breath, letting his mind rest before entering his apartment as he noticed Artemis sitting on the couch while Brucely jumped from beside her to greet him. He smiled for probably the first time today besides having breakfast in the morning with them as he petted the pup’s head and said in calm tone. “Hey boy.” After that, he sits next to Artemis before asking with a warm smile on his face. “Hey babe. How was your day?”
Artemis Crock: Artemis’ eyes find his before she twists in her current position on the couch to greet him eagerly. She was glad he was home. She’d spent much of the afternoon doing every except what she was supposed to do and it worried her. She’d slapped sticky notes between chapters of literature she was trying to force herself to read through, and when that didn’t work she’d resigned to playing with Brucely on the couch. It was nice to have Wally home.
“Um, productive,” she answered nervously, but she was quick to keep the conversation going before he could really delve into anything she was really saying. “How about you? You holding up still?”
Tag! You're IT!
Rule 1: Post the rules.
Rule 2: Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post then make 11 new ones.
Rule 3: Tag 11 people and link them to your post.
Rule 4: Let them know you’ve tagged them.
1. What is your top favorite ship?
One does not simply choose one top favorite ship.
2. Do you play video games?
3. What’s your top 5 favorite movies?
- Pursuit of Happyness
- Eagle Eye
- Captain America
- The Amazing Spiderman
4. Can you sing?
Yes but not well.
5. Top 3 Disney Movies?
- Atlantis: The Lost Empire
6. Favorite DC Character?
One does not simply choose ONE favorite DC character.
7. Favorite Marvel character?
One does not simply choose ONE favorite Marvel Character!
8. How many accounts on Tumblr do you have?
9. What would you do if your favorite hero was real?
10. Writer or a Drawer?
11. How many blogs do you follow?
My 11 Questions:
1. You can either save one person you love a lot or everyone in the world EXCEPT that person. Which do you choose?
2. Favorite childhood memory?
3. You were given ONE wish. What would you wish for?
4. You can only watch one thing for the rest of your life; what do you choose?
5. You have to lose one of your five senses; which one do you choose to lose?
6. You just ran into your favorite celebrity! How do you react?
7. You can either cure all illnesses or end war; which do you choose to do?
8. A train is coming at a group of children on the railways. On the other side is a group of elderly women, and you are at the control panel. You don’t have time to warn either side, and you don’t have time to push them out of the way. You have a choice to make. Let it kill the children or the elderly women. Which do you choose?
9. Your child and your significant other are dangling over a cliff. You can only save one. Who do you choose to save?
10. What would you do if you woke up tomorrow and found out everything that you thought you lived was a dream and you are really only eleven years old?
11. Do you believe in Jack Frost?
Note: These events occurred Tuesday night, post-funeral services.
Dick Grayson: Dick started up the stairway inside the Manor, sighing, his every limb feeling weighted from the exhaustion of keeping up appearances. He allowed the mask of calm sadness to slip for just a moment as he tugged at the tie around his neck. The pain and grief were both clear in his expression as Dick loosened the knot, but nobody was near…no, there were footsteps following behind him. Careful to put the facade back in place after another quiet sigh, he turned. “Wally…? What are you doing?”
Wally West: He had been following Dick ever since the funeral ended. Stealthing seemed to working much better for him lately but nonetheless he refused to leave Dick. He knew this especially after seeing him hiding most of his guilt and pain inside over all of this. Dick usually tended to do this but after seeing him so distraught, angry and ready to die in the fire with Jason, there was no way he was leaving his side until he help get him back on his feet again. He placed his hand around his shoulder, replying in a stern tone. “I’m staying here tonight, with you. We need to talk, Dick.”
The Price of Fate
Wally West: /Recognized: Kid Flash, B03./ After another long and grueling day of finals and Artemis staying a bit late on campus to get a head start on her own, Wally decided to come to the Cave to see if he could possibly hang out with Gar like he promised a few days back. “Hello? Conner? M’gann? Gar? Is anyone in the house?” He called out in a fairly clear tone in which he figured either Conner or M’gann would pick up by now. “Huh. They must be out with either Clark or J’onn no doubt.” He deduced while deciding to grab an energy bar from his stash as he laid back on the couch comfortably. “Oh well. They should be back soon.”
Zatanna Zatara: The computer voicing KF’s arrival reached Zatanna in the workout room and she took a deep breath before aiming one last kick to the punching bag. She grabbed a towel and a bottle of water that she quickly half-emptied. She had wanted to keep her promise to M’gann of visiting more often, but she should have checked first if anyone was home; as Wally, she had found no one upon arriving at the cave an hour-or-so ago, and, in the end, decided that working out would be a great way of letting go her frustrations.
“Hey, Wally, what’s up?” She greeted him from a distance once she got to the lounge. “Long time no see, I’d hug but I’m all sweaty”.
Third Time Isn't the Charm
Artemis Crock: -Artemis tugs down on her sleeve, doing a final check in the bathroom mirror before deciding it was time to leave and meet up with Wally. She’s become way too good at concealing her own excitement, but Wally had said they were going out. And considering it was Valentine’s Day, she figured the idiot was aware and probably doing something dopey. She didn’t want to admit that she had set up her expectations for something fun and great. She was completely oblivious of the way she moved a lot faster to meet him outside of the double doors of the main campus building. She just wanted to get there. She pushes at the doors and steps outside, peering around for any signs of Wally.-
Wally West: -Wally sighed out of exhaustion from a long day of classes with yet another night of barely any sleep. Some days even he had a hard time keeping with everything. Granted it had been the second year and it the spring semester had just started not long ago but it was still quite a lot to keep up with classes, homework, life with Artemis as well as occasional missions and training. These thoughts continued swimming through his already dazed brain as his stomach started to growl loudly halfway through his walk down the campus. He could hardly wait to meet Artemis so that they could go somewhere to eat, talk and mainly relax from their busy schedules-