Hole in the Fence (Coldwave with goats)

Fic: Hole in the Fence (ao3 link) - chapter 1/3
Fandom: Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
Pairing: Mick Rory/Leonard Snart

Summary: Mick Rory’s life was changed forever by the fire he didn’t escape.

(in which Mick Rory retires, raises goats, and saves the world more than a few times)

WARNINGS: medical procedures, hospitalization, detailed description of injury recovery, emotional trauma, hurt/comfort


First, there is the fire.

Then there is pain.

And in the end, there is darkness.


Mick comes to awareness slowly, sporadically.

There are machines around him, he knows that first, and people, too, flitting in and out.

It’s perhaps three times before he realizes that he’s breathing by machine. He’s been intubated.

A hospital, then.

He’ll have to break out before they transfer him to prison, though it depends on the severity of the injury. He doesn’t entirely remembers what happened, but that’s fine. He’s still in shock.

He tries to move a hand.

It doesn’t really work, but a few cords seem to quiver in the air as a result.

IV, he thinks. Several of them, even. Ugh, that probably means he has a catheter, too, which always makes breaking out…tricky.

He’ll worry about that later.

He slips back into sleep.

The next time he wakes up, he hears voices.

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