“I’m burning my bridges. I hope you’re standing on one when I do.”

“You can’t tell me I don’t care. I’m the one who starts the conversations. Every single time.”

“The first step is to tell the truth.”

“Now that’s just excessive." 

"I didn’t know I was dating a famous superhero. I guess I should have told you that you were dating a famous super villain. Wait, you knew?”

“This is why you should listen to me more often.”
The Stratigraphic Column
By Organization for Transformative Works

An odd and insubstantial collection of cherik tumblr ficlets!

21. *NEW* Soulmate AU: Charles meets his soulmate at last by getting into a car accident
22. *NEW* Coffee Shop AU + Demon AU: Charles wants a little real-world human connection
23. *NEW* Slug AU: The One With Slug Porn
24. *NEW* Modern Day AU: Erik builds a pillow and blanket nest (and then sex)
25. *NEW* Star Wars AU 1: Jedi!Charles must convince Sith!Erik to come back with him

“I can’t tell you to keep your nose out of my business, but I’d appreciate it all the same.”

“I may not look like it and I may not act like it, but I’m royalty. Have some respect.”

“If you appoint me as leader, you do realize you’re going to have to listen to what I say.”

"I want to make my mark on history. Good or bad, it’ll be there for centuries to come.”

“You have the worst interior decorating skills I’ve ever seen. Keep your tacky fingers away from my house.”

“I told you how I felt already and you made it quite clear you didn’t feel the same.”

“I don’t feel any remorse.”

“I still make the same old bad choices I was warned against.”

“Why’re you listening to me? I don’t have any idea what I’m doing.”

“I could study one specific thing for ten years and still get something wrong. It’s just how it is.”

“Look, I appreciate you trying to help me all the time, but there are times where you need to focus on yourself, too.”

“I’m sorry. You mean a lot to me and I’m not going to let you go- not over something like this.”

“You know, pity and sympathy isn’t as bad as you make it out to be.”

“I wasn’t looking down on you. I never have.”

“You’re not my kids. Go home already.”

“I meant to stop by last night, but it was late. Forgive me.”

“The one time we have a normal conversation and you have to ruin it.”

“The perks of this job is the stories that these people tell me.”

“If you want to be a better person, you’ve gotta start putting forth the effort.”

“I’ve waited for years. Do you think I’d let this stop me?”

“Don’t come back for me.”

“I’m over the moon when I’m with you.”

“You seem to think I can’t hear you when you’re complaining about me.”

“You wasted a perfect opportunity.”