They are already standing in line at the register when Keith sees her,
just a little way ahead of them. He isn’t even sure why he recognizes
her because the years have not exactly been kind to her, but when she
angles her head to smile at the cashier, Keith is struck with the empty
realization that this random woman on this random day is one of his
former foster mothers.
They are watching pokemon re-runs, all of them cuddled
up in the living-room. It’s a day like any other and that means it’s
“What’s your favorite pokemon?” Lance asks into the ending credits, sprawling across Shiro’s lap.
Shiro pretends to think for a moment before he answers. “I’ll have to go with Pikachu on that one.”
just saying that because you can’t think of any others!” Lance pouts,
even as Shiro reaches out a hand and wipes the frown off his face.
“Nope,” Shiro grins, “Pikachu just kind of reminds me of Keith when I first met him.”
“Hey!” Keith complains from the other end of the couch because he knows exactly what Shiro is thinking.
“My favorite is Magnemite!” Pidge announces to the surprise of absolutely no one.