she must have had to shower for like three days

Where Lily and James end up handcuffed to his bed due to their incessant need to challenge one another 

A Jily Fic

“James, what the fuck?”

This had started with a discussion about Green Peace. Lily had been telling James and the others about a rally that the protesters had all been chained together.

“Three days, they did it.” Lily said, shaking her head. “I can’t imagine being chained to anything that long. They must have hated each other by the end of it.”

“I don’t think so.” James said, donning a look that had become quite familiar to Lily over the last few months. “I mean, they were working towards a common goal- and they ended up getting what they wanted, right?”

“Yes,” She allowed. “But they were chained together. Not only is that extremely close quarters to be sitting next to someone who hasn’t showered in at least three days-”

“And she’s saying ‘at least’ because these folks like to conserve water,” Marlene interjected with a smirk.

Lily dropped her head slightly and gave Marlene a look. “Sure,” She turned back to James, “But it’s also not comfortable to sit around on the ground for three days straight. I just feel like they deserve more credit than you’re giving them.”

“I could do it.” James said with a nonchalant shrug that made Lily roll her eyes.

“Of course you’re going to say that.”

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