#18: Love

Lost Star Child AU

Summary: It’s Valentine’s Day in the Mushroom Kingdom, and one of the Super Mario Brothers is catching everyone’s eye.

TW: Mentions of abuse

“Morning, bro.” Luigi yawned, pressing a soft kiss to his big brother’s forehead as he passed. Mario hummed happily as he separated letters. Luigi watched in confusion. “What’re you doing?”

“Sorting the mail.” Mario smiled. “It’s-a Valentine’s day, Luigi.”

“I’m-a sure there’s not that much to sort.” Luigi joked.

“You’re right.” Mario shrugged, indicating to the table where a large pile and a small pile of envelopes. Luigi reached for the small pile, but Mario stopped him, grabbing his wrist gently in his hand. “That’s-a my pile.” Mario smiled. Luigi blinked.

“You’re joking.”

“I’m-a not.” Mario pushed the larger pile to Luigi. Luigi scanned the envelopes, each one with his name on.

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