parasimmons + things you didn't say at all
content warning for some dubious consent due to power imbalances
Despite all of the improvements that have been made, Hive’s best scientists fear the ability to transition full-humans is still years away. A disappointment, to be certain, but he remains positive. The breakthrough will come and in the meantime the world is still better off. Its people may not yet live in the true peace he dreams of, but HYDRA’s rule has brought them nearer than they have ever been.
And then there are smaller, more personal joys to be had while he awaits the coming of his full victory.
He grins at the slight quaver in the voice. There is no defiance, no hatred. In fact, Jemma smiles beautifully when he beckons her nearer.