ONE STEP AT A TIME by charlesdk
Word Count: 20k+
Pairing: Steve Rogers/Bucky Barnes
Moodboard Credit: @atticuos. ♡
“It’s not a dream, Buck,” he said, a smile forming on his lips when he noticed the hard lines on Bucky’s face starting to soften little by little. “It’s real.”
“I’m free,” Bucky breathed after a minute. A little smile slowly curled at the corners of his lips, and he repeated himself. “I’m free.”
Steve’s own smile widened, and he scooted closer to him, reaching out to put a hand on Bucky’s. “Yeah, Buck,” he said, voice soft and smile happy. “It’s over. You’re free.”
OR – in which progress is made, Alexander Pierce is arrested, and Rebecca Barnes Proctor gets her brother back.
A sequel to Coming Home.