still looking to plot with canons who know doom (tony, amara, reed or sue or any of the four + kidlets or doom’s other kidlets, nadia) don’t care what verse, just hmu–that would really help me get going here again.
He hasn’t slept, really, only fell in and out of fitful nightmares composed of dark and roaring and overwhelming guilt. He’s gross and exhausted and his grip on his magic is weak, and he keeps nodding off only to be plagued by memories he’s already tried desperately to bury. Like now, in the middle of standing in the kitchen, trying to remember what he was looking for.
Instead of turning to the fridge like he’s supposed to, he shuts his eyes for a second, wavering on the spot, and jumps awake when something lunges at him in his dream.
No - no no no no no –
Sarkis shudders, gripping the counter tightly, golden veins rolling through him in a bright pulse before he gets himself under control. And promptly crumples to the floor and bursts into tears. Oops.