Loki’s more than a little surprised when Tony holds his hand for the first time, intertwines their fingers like stitches on old wounds. It’s quiet in the museum Tony’s bought out for the day. And they’ve just stopped to contemplate abstract works of art.
The god looks at him oddly as Tony asks, “They don’t do this kind of thing in Asgard, do they?"
There are several heartbeats of silence as Loki wonders about the feeling of Tony’s hand in his, the warmth of his palm. He squeezes lightly. "Not with me,” he answers.
villain!Tony AU ▸ Part VIII: Infiltrate, trick, destroy and bye-bye, one of SHIELD’s bases down. Shup Loki up in between, but Tony can quickly adapt to an unexpected situation. That was basically the plan. It was easy to follow. It worked. So Tony doesn’t understand. Doesn’t understand why everything seems complicated all of a sudden.