Jay gave him a smile, it was painted with a knowing empathy. She saw the faint darkening under his eyes, the tension that had built up around his shoulders more so than usual. She pulled a few hairs that stuck out from his hair to put back into place.
“Hi,” she set the first of five plates down, avoiding his question all together. “I figured it had been a while since you last ate something that wasn’t a donut.”
Honestly she had gone on another cooking spree and ran out of room in her fridge. She knew he wouldn’t complain about free food and so she had a solution to the issue. She could read the fatigue in his body from the near constant studying that he had been doing. She had been in his shoes before as finals kicked her ass too. It wasn’t the the material that sent her to sleep. It was the waiting between tests that did her in.
“Eat up, you need the energy to get though this.” She went about making fresh coffee. She readied two cups while she waited for the liquid to brew.
“I haven’t seen you in three weeks I was getting worried that you died.”
Started writing the day 1 story, theme ‘Family’, today. I was afraid that this was going to be a lot harder than the other two so far, since it is the beginning of a three-parter, but somehow, it actually turned out pretty well:
- About 3k words written so far.
- Still about 4/5 to go.
- All the backtracking through previous fics to make sure that this can fit into Batman: Arkham Compendium, if people want it to x_x