It turns out Hong Kong was grounded for putting firecrackers in China’s pants and had his phone taken away, therefore not allowing him to contact Iceland and tell him. Iceland didn’t find that out until it was too late.
me: aww~ they’re so cute and adorable and nice and fluffy so cute and perfect such a wonderful ship–
brain: yes but what would happen if one of them died? or got into a tragic accident? how would the other react? what if one of them cheated? but accidentally? imagine the angst! imagine one of them being depressed! getting drunk over the other! suicide themes! blood! d e a t h! a n g s t! imagine them in an au where they’re forced to be enemies! imagine one dying in the others arms! person a’s death was caused by person b!