so i saw this post and i didn’t want to actively make it les mis related, so i’m making a specific post with the idea i had
Imagine Eponine one day being super tired and asking grantaire for help to look after gavroche. R is The Best Friend Ever so he doesn’t even hesitates and goes to her house as soon as he can.
When he gets there Gavroche asks R if he can see R’s tattoos. Grantaire takes his shirt off so he can show all of the tattoos on the upper part of his body to Gavroche. Gav is amazed and starts asking Grantaire questions about the tattoos like “did it hurt?” “what does this one mean?” “when did you get this one?”, until he asks “why are all them black and white?”
R shrugs. Gavroche asks “you don’t want them to be colourful?”. And that’s when R has an idea. So he gathers all the colourful markers he can and hands them over to Gavroche with a smile saying “be my guest, kiddo”. gavroche’s smile is priceless.
That becomes quite a habit for the two of them. Whenever they’re indoors or in a more private space R gets topless so Gavroche can colour most of his tattoos. If they’re in public spaces, Gavroche settles with colouring just the ones on Grantaire’s arms.