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Practice- birdflash fic

Hey guys! So here’s the second version to the prompt I got- feel free to leave me more (FLUFFY) prompts in my ask box and i’ll do my best!

you can read it on ff.net or ao3


Title: Practice

Fandom: Young Justice (the cartoon)

Pairing: BirdFlash (Kid Flash-Wally/Robin-Dick)

Rating: K

Disclaimer: The DC characters aren’t owned by me.

Word count: 2,397

Summary: Dick and Wally don’t wanna suck at kissing so the logical thing to do is obviously practice with your best bro. Second version for the kissing practices prompt- BIRDFLASH, FLUFF.

A/N so like I said, the prompt idea wasn’t really my style, but I still wanted to give the anon what they asked, so here’s the second version of it, less pining, more fluff.

Have fun!

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It started a couple of years ago, when Robin was 13 and Kid Flash was 15.

The team was sitting in the living-room, watching some cheesy movie that just ended with a true love’s kiss.

“Yuck.” Artemis said as magical sparkles started flying around the couple kissing on the screen.

“What?” M'gann asked in wonder. “Don’t you think it was the cutest most romantic thing?” Her voice turned dreamy.

“I think cute romantic things say ‘yuck’ about Arty too.” The team’s speedster laughed.

“Shut up, Baywatch.” The archer glared at him.

“But I saw in all the movies that a true love’s kiss always fixes up everything!” The Martian continued, having learnt by now to ignore the two teens’ bickering.

Artemis sighed, not wanting to crush the alien’s dream, but also not wanting her friend to get hurt later.

“Look, I know it looks really amazing and magical, but kissing for the first time is never like this. It’s awkward and messy and pretty embarrassing.” The look on M'gann’s face made her continue. “But it’s okay, you just need to practice a lot and then it will be fun. And magical.” She added in an afterthought with a roll of her eyes.

“I guess that makes sense…” M'gann glanced at Superboy (who was sitting across from her, trying to make sense of the Tetris game in his hands) and bit her lips. She really hoped they’d get together soon.

“Don’t worry, miss M, you’ll get your prince in shining armor.” Robin reassured her before standing up. The credits have been rolling for the past couple of minutes already so he turned off the TV. “That was fun, but I still prefer violent video games.” He smirked and looked at Wally. “You coming, dude?”

The redhead grinned and shot to his feet. “Definitely.”

Artemis rolled her eyes again, and Aqualad who’s been quiet this entire time just sighed.

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Later, in Robin’s room, the two boys were laughing almost hysterically at a joke Robin just said, which made it hard for them to keep up with the characters on the screen.

“Dude.” Wally wiped a tear from his eye.

Robin just grinned at him and then made the final blow needed to win the game.

Wally’s expression turned sour. “Hey! Not fair.”

“All is fair in war and game.” The younger boy smirked.

“Whatever.” Wally threw his controller on the carpet and flipped down on Robin’s bed. “It’s a boring game anyways. Let’s do something else.”

Robin chuckled and put both controllers back in their place. “Wanna watch another chick-flick?” He raised an eyebrow.

Wally laughed and sat up. “Did you see poor M'gann when Arty told her about the whole kissing thing?”

“Pff I know. Why do they make such a big deal out of it?” He sat down on the chair and rolled it next to the bed.

“I know, right?” After that, the two sat together in a comfortable silence. That is, until Wally broke it. “Uhm, Rob?” He asked quietly. “Have you ever actually kissed anyone?”

The younger boy stayed quiet for another moment before replying. “No, not really. I got a kiss on the cheek if that counts.” He laughed weakly.

“I don’t think it does.” The redhead smiled before biting his lips unsurely. “Aren’t you worried, though? From what Arty said?”

Robin looked at the speedster. “I haven’t really thought about it before…Why? Are you?”

“I don’t know, I guess?” He ran his hand through his hair.

“But you heard Arty, it gets better with practice.” He tried reassuring his friend.

“Yeah but I don’t want my first kiss to be awkward and embarrassing and terrible.”

At that, Robin looked thoughtful. “I guess you have a point.”

Wally sighed. “Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could just come to our first date practiced and skip all the awkward part with them?”

“Haha, yeah.” The silence returned for another moment before both boys looked at each other.

“You wanna…” The redhead trailed off.

Robin hesitated only for a second before he jumped from his chair and sat down next to Wally on the bed.

“Let’s do it.”

They did it.

It was awkward.

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A few days later, they decided to try again.

“Well, Arty was right, it was terrible.” Wally said, back in Robin’s room.

The Boy Wonder flushed bright red. “Gee, thanks.”

Wally chuckled, though his face was also flushed. “Come on, man, it wasn’t your fault. Like she said, we just need to practice some more.” He looked up from his position on the bed.

“Like, right now?” The younger boy asked nervously.

“Well, why not?” the redhead asked, scooting closer to his friend who sat next to him.

“Okay.” Robin simply said before shutting his eyes tightly and leaning closer.

The speedster followed suit and soon after, their lips met. They stayed like that, unmoving, for a short moment before they pulled apart.

They slowly opened their eyes and looked at each other, then, without warning, they both burst into laughter.

“We suck.” The acrobat let out between giggles.

“I know.” After they calmed down a bit, Wally added: “I think we need to be less stiff.”

“Should we try again?” Robin asked and casually took his sunglasses off.

The redhead shrugged as if saying, “why not?”

They repositioned themselves in front of each other and made sure not to make eye contact. They both got closer and closer until their lips met once more. For the first 15 seconds it was stiff and awkward like the last two times. Then, remembering what Wally had just told him, Dick tried to move his lips.

They immediately bolted apart, not expecting that new sensation they just experienced.

“That was weird.” Wally breathed out.

“Yeah.” His friend agreed. He pulled his knees up and wrapped his arms around them. “I think… I think we tried enough for now.”

Wally bit his lips. Dick was right. He was starting to regret these practices.

He really didn’t want things to become weird between them because of it.

“How about we go get ice cream instead?”

The younger boy looked up, lifting his head from his knees and smiled. “Sounds good.”

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It was easy for them to go back to normal- they were best friends after all. They talked with each other, played video games, watched movies together, and most importantly- they had each other’s back.

It’s been a couple of months since the last 'practice’ incident when Dick brought it up again.

“So, Babs went on a date last week.” The acrobat started. They were both in civvies, eyes revealed and everything, and munched on some snacks Iris had brought them a few minutes before. They were sitting on the floor in Wally’s room at the Allens, with textbooks scattered around them, doing their homework.

“Really?” The redhead asked distractedly as he wrote down the answer to the equation he was solving. Only two more to go!

“Yup. This guy, David, asked her out.” Dick was almost done as well so he allowed himself to drift to other matters.

“Did she tell you how it went?” Wally shoved another handful of chips to his mouth.

“Uh-huh.” Dick played with the pen in his hand, and had Wally been looking, he’d have seen he clearly had an ulterior motive for this conversation. “She said he was cute and they had fun but…” The speedster looked up to see why his friend stopped. Soon he found out though, when Dick finished the sentence. “She said he was a terrible kisser.”

“Oh.” The older teen put down his pen and pushed his textbook aside a bit. He bit his lips, trying not to burst into laughter.

“Yeah… So she doesn’t think she’ll go to another date with him.” Dick closed his textbook and moved it aside as well. He looked at Wally and a tiny chuckle escaped his lips when he saw his expression.

“That’s kinda harsh.” The redhead gave up on holding it in and simply started to laugh.

“I know! The poor guy.” Now Dick was laughing too.

“Dude, this is so gonna be us someday, you know that, right?” Wally said, still in a cheerful laughing mood.

“Pretty much, yeah.”

Both boys continued laughing for a little longer before the laughter died down and only shy smiles remained.

“So…” The now 14-year-old teen started, looking at his friend with a hopeful look. “I know we said we should stop, but last time wasn’t that bad, right?”

Wally looked at him; he knew exactly what he was referring to. He saw the worry and uncertainty behind Dick’s smile and he really wanted his friend to not feel those things. He might have also wanted not to be dumped on his first date.

“Definitely.”  His smile got wider as he made sure to reassure Dick.

Dick smiled back and watched as Wally wiped his hands on his jeans to rid any stray chips crumbs left on them before he crawled on the floor to where the acrobat sat. “Third time’s a charm, right?”

“Well, technically, it’s our fourth time.”  Dick corrected him cheekily.

“Oh, shut up.”

And with that, their smiles met.

Wally tasted salty from the chips but also sweet, which didn’t really make any sense. Dick didn’t mind, though, because Wally’s lips tasted delicious.

This time, they moved in sync, and didn’t immediately pull back. Wally’s arm automatically reached up and wrapped itself around Dick’s waist, pulling him closer in the process. Dick shyly nibbled on Wally’s lower lip, and took advantage of the gasp Wally let out to slip in his tongue.

Wally was completely taken aback by what was taking place, not expecting Dick’s boldness in the least. He got over his surprise fairly quickly, and his tongue joined his friend’s in battle.

A few minutes later, they both pulled away, breathless, and flushed and their lips kind of swollen. They sat back next to each other on the floor, their knees still touching.

“Wow.” Wally whispered, his eyes magnetized to the other’s pair.

“I know.” What started as a shy smile was beginning to turn into a small smirk.

“What are you so smug about?” The redhead was trying to get over his embarrassment, not quite successfully, judging by the color of his face.

“Nothing.” The younger teen bit down his smile, having a better luck in the calming down department.

“Where did you learn to-” Wally gestured with his hands between them, “you know.”

Dick looked down; his cheeks back to full on red. “I might have gotten some tips from someone.”

“You wh- wait from whom?” He looked at him suspiciously.

Dick picked up his pen again, spinning it around with his fingers, before he mumbled something quietly.

“What was that?” The speedster leaned in closer to hear him better.

“From the internet alright?” Dick let out loudly.

Wally snorted. “That is so like you, dude. You’re such a nerd.”

“Shut up, like you are any better.” Robin maybe didn’t pout, but spoiled little Dick definitely did.

“Okay, true.” He admitted. “I still can’t believe you looked it up. How did you even found tips like that?”

Dick rolled his eyes at that. “Oh, you know, with my special secret amazing skills of googling.”

The redhead was already used to his friend’s sarcasm so he simply craned his neck to the side so he could see the screen of the laptop Dick just pulled from Wally’s desk. The younger teen quickly logged in (he knew all of Wally’s passwords) and typed in the google search bar 'how to kiss’.

“See? Tons of results.”

“Wow.” Wally said, impressed, and took the laptop to his lap (ha!) to look at the different sites. “We should totally check them out.”

And so, for the next half an hour the two boys sat on the floor and read different tips for kissing and making out. And while theory was important, it was useless if they didn’t do practical practice after learning it.

And when Iris and Barry called them for dinner that evening, if they noticed the flushed faces or the slightly swollen lips, they didn’t say anything about it to either of them.

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And that brings us to this day, almost two years after the first incident.

Through the time that passed since, the best friends found themselves “practicing” more frequently, each time less awkward from the last. Eventually they fell into a routine of sort, practicing almost every time they found themselves alone, and without noticing, they became more and more affectionate when they were not alone as well.

Nobody seemed to notice, or maybe they just thought it was natural, when the two boys started cuddling on the couch when watching a movie, or held hands when the team walked to the small café in Happy Harbor.

Currently, they were both in the mansion, lying on Dick’s large comfy bed. Dick’s head was resting on Wally’s bicep, leaving his hand free to play with his hair, with his other hand intertwined with Dick’s between them.

The peaceful nice atmosphere was interrupted though, when Wally’s stomach made loud noise.

Wally buried his head in Dick’s hair as the younger teen’s body shook with laughter. “Shut up.” He mumbled into it.

The younger boy chuckled a bit more before reassuring his friend. “Don’t worry, dinner is in a few minutes and Alfred probably made extra food for you.” He then turned around in the redhead’s arm, and gave him a small peck on the lips.

“Good, I’m starving.” That caused Dick to start laughing again because of course he was starving, it was kind of obvious. Not liking where this was going, Wally decided to shut him up with another kiss.

They pulled away, but their faces remained only inches apart. They both smiled now, feeling warm, comfortable, and happy just lying together like that.

“Hey, Dick,” Wally started, “I think that maybe we should date.”

Dick’s smile got wider. “I think we already are.”

“You’re probably right.”

And just like that, they went back to lying on the bed quietly, stealing a kiss here and there, before they got called to dinner.

And the first kiss they shared on their first official date a few nights later, wasn’t awkward at all.

Practicing, as it seemed, did pay off.

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Hope you liked it! Please review and let me know what you think :D

A Mystery Skulls Evaluation By An Amateur Tumblrist.

Let’s start at the beginning shall we.

(AndYes I do mean the very Beginning)

Our story starts with an amazing song and a couple friends riding in a van kinda Scooby Doo-ish

We are introduced to these lovely well designed cartoon characters whose names are (From left to right) Vivi Mystery and Arthur who actually seem to enjoy each other’s company all smiles.

They roll up to this spooky mansion and the adventure begins.

Now I know it’s been like two years since the first release of this amazing story. And I’m pretty sure we’re all caught up but look at the picture. This should tell you right here. Somebody’s happy to be here.  The other a tad bit worried. And poor arty looks depressed regretful even. We know the story right?

Right?

Right….??

This is Lewis’s story but why on earth do I feel so bad for Arthur.  I mean some unspeakable things happened in a cave which resulted in this.

This

That

And Yeesh

Oh My Gawd. See what I mean things went south for this makeshift Scooby Doo team. I mean Fred (Lewis)  died. And where the hell is Velma? or Daphne. I’m still unsure of who Vivi represents.

But Anyhoe. Lewis makes this mansion to find the love of his life

And he almost had her but because Arthur was such a scaredy cat he pulled Vivi away causing nothing but heartbreak for these Starbucks Lovers.

Aww Poor Baby.

Anyslut. This was a four minute video which basically set up the emotion and fandomonium for a Television Series. I mean is the creator of this cartoon just a fan of Mystery Skulls the band or is he a part of the group.

I don’t know. But.

This wasn’t the end and deep down I knew that.

My take from this Tale of heartbreak death envy and kitsunes is

Vivi and Lewis loved each other.

Was Arthur Jealous. ( Whether he was jealous of Vivi or Lewis who knows because nowadays you can just assume somebody’s straight right away.  I mean he could’ve killed Lewis because if I can’t have you nobody can. Or he could’ve killed Lewis because he’s the only thing standing in the way of him and Vivi) I do know that whatever possessed Arthur only wanted to possess Arthur because hello he’s the only one showing feelings in this photo.

It’s okay baby. I still think ur beautiful.

And what happened to Vivi some said her memory was wiped by Lewis. Other say Mystery did it. I speculate that maybe it happened unintentionally and for the integrity of the team. This doesn’t look like a mystery team who just lost a member.

They seem pretty happy right?

And What is up with Mystery he bit Arthur’s arm off I kinda wanna know what happened to his arm did Mystery eat it and bury the bones for later. I mean he is a dog/fox creature.

Mystery Skulls Ghost is an enchanting story and I didn’t think it could get any better

Oh fucking hot cakes and sausages what is this.

Yes Part Twah and I’m about to bust this case wide open with this Analysis.

What the fuck is that.

No wait what the fuck is that?

Is that the arm. Not just the arm but Arthur’s Arm the one Mystery Ate and buried. It’s Sentient. Ooooooh Shiiiet. I’m gonna enjoy this. What does this mean what is it doing? What is it looking for. Is it looking for Arthur. Oh my gawd so many Quackadoos.  Let’s toon in.

So this happened. She’s not familiar at all. I like her bandages and stuff she’s pretty pawpin. But what is she doing in the cave and yes I mean.

This cave.

Beware Something wicked this way comes.

Now I posted this photo again because this should explain why this happened.

His (Lewis) Body is still down there.  Clearly this she-bitch was trying to get something else but. I guess the essence of dead Lewis was enough for her to get what she needed.

Is this what she needed. Nope it’s just the sad heart from Ghost. And is it me or has Lewis gotten Hawter I mean look at this. Death never looked so good.

You can thank me later for the screenshot I know how tumblr likes to get nasty.

Anyways this bisquick mix decide to stick her hands in other people’s business.

And by stick I mean pick and by pick I mean girls gon gardening pulling out some lovely begonias and sunflowers. And if you thought those colors were familiar let me shed some light on this.

What is with Shiromori. Uhhh ermm I mean Bonsai Watch. She has these flower powers digging up dirty secrets and what for. That rose she made that died earlier.

Oh. So she wants. Mystery. Wait let me get this straight she blows flowers and the petals lead you to the person or spirit. Got it. (we need this for later.)

Euughck she is one conniving bush.  She is clearly gonna be an antagonist or somethings. Who knows.

Well he might. And boy is my boy pissed. I done told that dandelion to stay away from my begonias.

Me so sorry Master Lewis I no mean to harm you me take roses and go.

Yeah not today you bean sprout. Look at this. Lewis is mad not only because his love is missing again but this gardener is out here spilling tea. I knew she’d get what was coming to her.

She literally lost her head.  Now it makes me wonder if Mystery Skulls should use music from The Bloody Beetroots instead.

So Lewis retrieved his heart but makes me wonder is he only looking for love or is revenge also an option.

Heh heh heh uhhhhh….

Oh yeah so the Gardener was fired and went on her search to find the Kitsune.  Umm but our story didn’t end here.

It’s My beautiful bubbly buddy Arty. And it looks like he’s been losing sleep I said this before but I’ll say it again. I know this is Lewis’s story but look at this guy.

He’s really going through the motions. Makes me wonder if those smiles they had in the beginning was all just for show.

And….Is Arthur looking for Lewis. Man this is kinda sad. I mean if Arthur is an innocent bystander in this than who can I be mad at.

Oh okay I think I’ve got the idea. What the hell is Mystery doing. These pictures are very important because. The image on the computer starts disappearing and it seems like Vivi’s to blame but it’s Mystery that gets all Shady eyed and growlish. I think this Kitsune maybe hiding some deep deep secrets. Damn where’s The Gardener when you need the tea.

Now I really have some mixed feelings about Mystery (Ben) what the hell you scaring my baby like that for.

Oh shit he’s gone full Kira Yukimura on these bitches. What the actual hell is going on here.

Was it a flashback a hallucination or something. No I believe that Arty is so sleep deprived he’s starting to see the truth. The way Mystery looked at him seemed more like oh shit he can see my true form. You do know kitsunes choose their forms. So if one can come back as a human. Why not a dog.

Vivi wakes up and Oh look Scappy Doo is back to his old self again.

Telling lies and keeping secrets. You mangy mutt.

Lewis has those petals from the flower the Gardener left. And remember what I said about that.

Awwwww Yeah. Looks like somebody’s gonna get their true love and maybe some revenge too.

Until then I’ll be waiting a few more years until Mystery Skulls drops another single the creator of this show really likes.  

OH YEAH I’M BROKE

So not only is it a way to pay, but IT LITERALLY SCANS YOUR GENES

I HAVE NO IDEA WHY THIS IS NECESSARY BUT LET’S SIMULTANEOUSLY THINK ABOUT IT AND NOT THINK ABOUT IT. Does it indicate that there are certain areas restricted if your genetic code doesn’t pass muster? I think we can safely assume so.

YOU SUCK WORLD

One detail I didn’t capture. The machine goes on to say that it’s a product of this particular corporate group, and that “The future is [corporate name I forget]”. But the interesting part is that the machine gets stuck. This doesn’t seem a planned “glitch” like the terminal outside our room which was only “free” if you paid for it, but more like a symptom of a larger problem. I’m not sure if that problem is simply the neglect of this dimension/zone/area – which is certainly very possible. April’s poor, it seems most everyone in the area is poor and arty bohemian types, and it was the site of a conflict that the implied downtrodden won. Is what they won abandonment?

Or it could be a symptom of something much, much bigger that I can’t begin to guess at yet.

G/T short story: The rules

I’ve decided that rather than keeping all my rough drafts for things I’ve told myself are going to turn into bigger stories, I’m posting them as they are!
So this is probably the first of many stories you’ll see that either aren’t as fledged out as they were planned, end abruptly or are otherwise a little bit rough around the edges.
Hopefully I’ll be able to get back into the swing of writing fairly regular short stories!

Keep reading

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Arthur: “By the gods, I can’t use WHAT?!” 

Amelia: “What, indeed…I think Arthur needs a nap…or a vacation. He’s been screaming unintelligible words for the past half hour.” (Perhaps fatherhood is getting to him.)

Arthur: “AAAAAAALFREEEEEEEEED!”

anonymous asked:

*trying not to freak out* Bro! BRO! Keep it together! I believe in you! Vivi, Lew and Mystery are DEFINITELY on their way to help! Friends! Do you hear? Can you focus? Fight to stay here! Keep your mind bro. You don't wanna hurt your friends! Arthur?

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I just can’t stop thinking about the recent Mystery Skulls video
I mean, you really get to know more about them (in a way)
and Arthur, I just feel so bad for him, I feel bad for all of them really, but I just feel like he’s got the worst end of it all

You got Lewis who thinks that his best friend betrayed and killed him

You got Vivi who saw Lewis DIE right in front of her and doesn’t even remember who he is

And then you got Arthur…. a man who was possessed into killing his best friend, lost his arm in the process, is trying to find him not knowing that he killed him, and doesn’t know he’s in terrible danger

Poor Artie…
I just think he has a lot on his plate…

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someone teach me how to drawcomic lol
please click to readthe captions

i remembered that prompts an anon sent koshkavinni about these dorks getting into a food fight in the kitchenand then shower together because of Arthur insulting Alfred’s baking or something. not sure if anyone did it already but heeeyy here’s them precious

Part 1 / Part ?

to be continue maybe? ;3;

ask-slytherin-kirkland

What kind of babysitter you two are looking for?

…Is there even someone like that-?

You know, you have a very likeable face, young man. How would you like to earn a few extra funds over the Fall holiday by watching the most adorable and well-behaved babies on earth?? It would only be for a few hours–Oh and there’s a cat. You seem like a guy who would like cats, am I right??

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