you won’t ever be alone (wait for me to come home)
five times they are not okay. five times they say they are. once they might be. ao3.
It’s been three weeks since she died—since he killed her. It’s a little less since he saved her. Not him, exactly, but the scientists and doctors he dug up through his Hydra connections (and now he owes a lot of dangerous people a lot of money).
She wakes screaming. He holds her against his chest as she shakes, and knows that this is his fault.