Lucky Us Ch. 20
-AU- Marinette Dupain-Cheng’s life isn’t going as planned: twenty-six, recently dumped, and running her parents’ bakery. The highlights of her day are the emails sent by her mysterious pen pal, Chat Noir. That is, until handsome model Adrien Agreste starts swinging by the bakery after hours. But how is he to know the Ladybug he loves is standing right in front of him?
“Let me make it up to you,” Marinette said. She stepped in front of him and walked in reverse, hands clasped behind her back. “Come over Sunday. I’ve got another recipe I want to try out, and it’ll take me a day or two to tinker with.” He could keep insisting she had nothing to make up for, but she knew that he wouldn’t pass up an invitation for free dessert.
Sure enough, he gave her a look that bordered on suspicion, but then his eyes flickered past her shoulder and—