Lucy’s heart twisted with fear as she sat on a bench in the
guildhall. Her fingers clutched Natsu’s tightly, and his own gloved
hands squeezed hers gently in reassurance. His onyx eyes were fierce as
he reassured Happy that he’d be fine on his own, that he needed to stick
On her other side was Loke, having showed up with his
own magic. His shaded eyes were serious, his lips set in a frown. He was
close enough that his arm brushed hers, but Lucy couldn’t help but want
to hide against her most powerful Spirit like a child.
Who wouldn’t be scared on a day like this?
was quietly sitting with Gajeel, their heads close together. He
murmured something to her, and she replied with a reassuring smile. He
was going with her, he’d announced, though he wouldn’t use his magic.
and Juvia spoke quietly to one another, having agreed to do their work
near one another so that if trouble arose, they could help each other
out. Lucy smiled at the sight of how close they were, and then arched an
eyebrow when she realized that their fingers were tangled together. When did that happen?
gaze darted to her companion’s. Natsu searched her eyes for a second,
and then gave her a signature grin, showing off his teeth. “I’ll meet
you here at three, kay?”
“Yeah,” she agreed, relaxing. She returned the smile warmly. “Three. I’ll be here.”
“I do believe we’ve broken your human girlfriend, Natsu.”
“She’s not my girlfriend, older brother, she’s my partner. And don’t worry, Lucy’s fine. All she needs to do is forget things for a little while, and she’ll be right as rain. Ready to continue her neverending adventure with me once more.”
From lighthearted comedy to angst central at breakneck speed, because this fandom definitely needs more angst right now (ﾉ◕ヮ◕)ﾉ*:･ﾟ✧
Fairy Tail and Captain America: Civil War promotional image drawn by Hiro Mashima. This will appear in Weekly Shonen Magazine on April 13, and be made into (700,000 limited) postcards handed out at theaters.