“I have always been kinda determined. I have always had a vision of
things I have wanted to do and goals I have wanted to reach and nothing
could stop me getting that. I am focused and I know what I want to
achieve and I won’t get side-tracked. And even though I get down
sometimes, I keep running the race of endurance to achieve those goals.
It keeps me on track. I am dedicated.” Michael Jackson 1958-
A FFVII Fanfiction Pairing: Sephiroth/Cloud Summary: Birthday gift for modeoheim. Prompt: “i can’t believe that pick up line actually worked on you i didn’t plan for this i mean you’re a total dreamboat but i don’t know what to do now”
Happy birthday, my dear Cinnamon! They’re probably really OOC (because I’m literally not even in this fandom haha), but I wanted to do something for your birthday, and this made the perfect long-distance gift for until we can see each other. I hope you enjoy it. I love you!
Another day, another evening spent at 7th Heaven trying to relax amidst the noise and chatter of the bar patrons.
The bar itself was crowded, so after getting his drink from Tifa, Cloud searched for an empty seat at the tables. There was one man sitting alone at the back, so Cloud walked over. He set down his drink so it let out a distinct knock against the wooden table, catching the man’s attention.
“Do you mind if I sit here?” he said, gesturing to an empty chair.
“Go ahead,” the man said, not even looking up.
Letting out a deep breath, Cloud settled himself comfortably in the chair and wrapped both hands around the drink in front of him. It hadn’t even been a particularly rough day, but he already felt so tired.
Curiously, he glanced at the man whose table he was sharing. He seemed tall, much taller than Cloud even when they were both seated, and had angular features. His long, silver hair was pulled back in a high ponytail. He couldn’t place it, but somehow Cloud felt this man seemed familiar, like he knew him from somewhere.
When he realized, he couldn’t stop his mouth from blurting it out: “Sephiroth!”
The man blinked in surprise, meeting Cloud’s eyes for just a moment before putting a finger to his lips.
“I’m on leave right now,” Sephiroth said, his voice low and smooth. “Most don’t recognize me when I’m not in uniform, so I would prefer not to become the center of attention.”
Cloud pressed his lips together and nodded.
He couldn’t believe he was actually sitting with Sephiroth. The Sephiroth. The insanely strong, extremely hot 1st Class SOLDIER Sephiroth. Cloud had never imagined they’d ever meet, especially so suddenly and unexpectedly like this. It left him tongue-tied and awe-struck. Sephiroth was even more beautiful in person than Cloud had imagined him to be.