I’ll be honest - I’m not sure how I feel about this one. I did my best and I’m quite happy with how it ended but I feel like there’s more to Tony and the reader’s relationship that I should’ve explored. However, after the conversation with Loki it was just too long. You guys will let me know what you think. Thanks to @thefallenbibliophilequote for the request. Enjoy, my darlings!
What’s the chance that you can do a second part to “The Beast” please?
It was the season of ice-cream and lemonade. All the windows
in your apartment were wide open, as well as the doors to your balcony, on
which you sat. After about twenty minutes of sun-soaking fun, you decided that
you couldn’t tolerate the sunshine any more.
Despite the shorts and vest you were currently sporting, you
could feel the beads of sweat on your forehead, which no amount of wiping away cleared
up permanently. You opened your fridge and pulled out a bottle of water. Just
holding it helped you feel cooler, and placing it on the back of your neck, as
you closed the fridge with your foot, provided small sweet relief from the
You unscrewed the lid and poured a little water down your
“Fuck me, it’s hot…” you sighed to yourself as you ambled down the corridor. You’d
already passed your front doorway before you realised someone had been stood in
it. You froze.
“Perhaps I might be able to assist with that,” the figure said.
Moving onto your back foot, you leaned backwards and peered
around the corner. You knew that face. Surely not…