Sterek + zookeeper au
“You know, they say that penguins use pebbles as a way of wooing their chosen mate; they search through piles and piles of pebble until the find the perfect one to express their feelings and if the pebble is accepted, they mate for life.”
The voice jolts Derek out of his thoughts; he turns his head away from the penguin pool to see Stiles, a fellow Zoo employee, standing behind him, leaning against the wall with his hands shoved in his pockets.
Just as Derek opens his mouth to respond, Stiles pulls something out of his pocket and throws it in his direction; as a reflex, he reaches out and catches it. Stiles shoots him a quick grin before walking away. Looking down at his hand, Derek’s heart skips at the item resting in his palm: A pebble.
give me a pairing + an AU setting + I’ll write a three-sentence fic