Guardian Angel!Shaw and Human!Root, where Root has a fascination with Shaw’s wings.
This one was fun and delightful. Slightly NSFW though. Most is underneath the cut.
“Well,” Root says, smiling as Shaw walks into the subway,
“back from heaven, are we?”
sighs. They couldn’t’ve assigned her a more annoying human being if they tried,
but she won’t admit that Root’s been growing on her the past year. Even if she
does stroke Shaw’s wings when they’re in bed together, when Shaw chooses to
there yet,” Shaw says, unlocking her locker at the back of the subway and
changing into a tank top. “I haven’t died, or been called back.” She takes a
half-cold protein shake from one of the shelves and downs half of it. “Clearly
I’m doing something right.”
higher deities take amusement in watching this play out.”
There are innumerable ways of defining civilization. However, the most determining trait seems to be that human labour, once it yields significantly more produce than is required for immediate consumption, becomes subservient to a social elite that administers and appropriates such surpluses.
Abdullah Ocalan, Prison Writings: Roots of Civilisation