Breaking the Habit
it had been no surprise when Peter had come home so late to find Starfire not in their bed. She usually went to spend time with her friends when he had to work late, after all. He was glad of that, honestly… better she have someone to be with when he couldn’t be around. So he didn’t feel too concerned when he flopped into bed and dozed off in a matter of seconds.
Waking up alone, that seemed a little stranger. Peter got up that morning, ready for another day of work (and some superheroing, if need be) but there was no sign of his fiance. Maybe she was just hanging out with Rocket?
No, that theory didn’t pan out. As Peter passed through the living room on his way out, he saw Rocket with Cindy. Both of them just… sitting there, for some reason. Okay…? “See you later, guys,” he called as he rushed out the door. There would be time to ask what was up later, when he didn’t need to get to the Bugle.
Still, Peter couldn’t help but wonder where Starfire could be. If not at home, and not with Rocket…? As he walked, Peter decided it couldn’t hurt to check in, and he took out his cellphone, dialing her number.