stop loking at this

  • Gray: I don't like Juvia like that
  • Laxus: My relationship with Freed is entirely platonic
  • Gajeel: I'd never say sappy shit like that to Levy
  • Natsu: Lucy and I are just friends
  • Elfman: Evergreen isn't manly enough for me
  • Zeref: I don't love Mavis anymore
  • Loke: *appears* why tf u lion
  • Loke: why u always lion
  • Loke: emmmohmagahd
  • Loke: stop fuckin lion
WHIPS PT 25

A/N: Aww look at all this plot coming together. This chapter is a few shorter segments slammed together to move the plot along, and look! New character!

Shout out to the wonderful @rivendell101 for helping beta this for me, she’s a doll and def helped me make the flow of it not horrible <3

Natsu Dragneel is just an ordinary 21 year old trying to get by on his craft’s business, keep his landlady off his ass, and grow his friendship with his new weird neighbour Lucy. Without revealing that he’s a witch. Or his cat can fly and talk. So maybe Natsu isn’t that normal. Things take a serious left turn for him when people from his past start showing up, and he and Lucy as well as some new -and old- friends travel across Fiore trying to find some answers. But the question is, will they be happy with what they find?

Wiccan!Natsu AU

Pairings: Nalu, Fairy Tail

Words: 6569

Rating: M

Part: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, Part Six, Part Seven, Part Eight, Part Nine, Part Ten, Part Eleven, Part Twelve, Part Thirteen, Part Fourteen,Part Fifteen, Part Sixteen, Part Seventeen, Part Eighteen, Part Nineteen, Part Twenty, Part Twenty One, Part Twenty Two, Part Twenty Three, Part Twenty Four, Part Twenty Five

“Are we there yet?”

“Cana we have been driving for four hours you damn well know we are not there yet.”

“Oooo Erza’s getting snippy, maybe we should send her out on Natsu’s motorcycle.”

“Do you want them to die?”

“Now Lucy, she may have an idea there.”

“Gray shut up and tell me are we turning off on the one-five-four or the one-four-five?”

“Well judging by how Natsu just took the turn I’d say it was the one-four-five.”

“Aww, Loke’s waving at us.”

“Cana that’s his middle finger.”

Lucy groaned, lifting Happy and burying her face in his back. She had been stuck in the van with her soon to be ex-friends ever since Happy had begged for either her or Natsu to save him from the constant yelling and eyes-removed from the road -which was a frankly terrifyingly high number of times in Lucy’s opinion- at their last rest stop an hour ago.

Lucy was a little surprised at how eager Loke had been to go with Natsu, but he had been talking about how a motorcycle would make him even smoother with the ladies. And the leather with the men.

“Can someone else please drive?” Happy begged. “I’m starting to understand how Natsu feels when he’s motion sick.”

“Do you think you can do better?” Erza hissed, knuckles white on the steering wheel as she pulled an overzealous u-turn in the middle of the highway, much to Lucy’s terror.  

“Yes,” Happy shot back just as quickly, hair starting to raise on the back of his neck.

“You know who drives better than both of you?” Cana asked, lifting her flask as she waited for all the attention to turn to her. “Me!”

“Cana you’re day drinking you are not going behind the wheel.” Gray sighed.

“I’d be better than Erza,” Cana grumbled.

“Lucy!” Happy begged, “Please,  please make her stop trying to kill us.”

“Fine,” Lucy sighed, rubbing her temple. “I’ll drive next.”

“Shotgun!”

“Happy you can’t call shotgun you’re a cat.”

“I’m a familiar, how many times do I have to tell you guys this?” Happy whined. He pouted, climbing onto Lucy’s shoulder and tucking into a ball. His ears laid flat against his skull.

“You can sit on my lap,” Lucy offered, scratching under his chin.

“You’re the best Lucy.”


Lucy rested her head on the cheap, plastic booth table. She was shoved in between Gray and Erza, Cana, Natsu, and Loke all crammed in the opposite side. Natsu seemed to be the only one not ready to kill someone.

“Cana would you stop drinking for one minute? The sound of your flask opening is going to drive me crazy,” Loke said in a low voice, head hanging in his hands.

“Well sucks to be you ‘cus the only way I’m getting back in the car with Miss What’s-a-turn-signal is if I’m blind drunk and no longer fear the sweet embrace of death.”

“You know I should have known you were a fucking witch before considering how much you love to talk about the future and death.” Gray said dryly, pushing his gross eggs around his plate half-heartedly. Lucy’s nose wrinkled just looking at how fluorescent they were.

“Natsu did you just put ten sugars in your coffee?” Loke asked in what Lucy would call abject horror. Loke definitely had finer tastes in all things, coffee especially. Which was why he was sipping water with dejected acceptance despite Lucy knowing for a fact he was in need of a caffeine hit.

“It’s the only way this shit tastes good,” Natsu shrugged, holding Loke’s wide eyes as he dumped an eleventh packet of sugar in his coffee and began to stir it with the weird stir stick Lucy still wasn’t fully convinced wasn’t a poorly constructed straw.

She thought she heard Loke whimper before putting his head onto the table similar to how Lucy had hers before.

“Is that a drug deal going on in the corner?” Gray asked casually, shirt hanging around his shoulders like a scarf and using an ice cube to draw on the table. Lucy focused on the two teens, both sketchy looking with oversized hoodies and one with a face tattoo, black ink standing bright against his oily and pale skin. The tattooed one pressed something into the other kid’s hands, nodding as he stood and walked out the restaurant in what Lucy thought was supposed to be with ‘swag’.

“Yep,” she said, popping the ‘p’ and putting her head back down.

“Wild,” Erza drawled flatly.


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Fairy Tail GO! Ch. 65

Part of my submission for nalu week. Prompt: Tarot (Day Two)

Rated T. I do not own Fairy Tail, Hiro Mashima does.

Summary: Lucy was having fun playing ‘Pokémon Go!’ when she accidentally put herself in harm’s way. Luckily a pink haired boy saved her just in the nick of time. A ‘thank you’ lunch helped spark a new friendship between them, but Lucy got more than she bargained for when she realized the boy she befriended had a complex past full of dark secrets. Fortunately for him, Lucy won’t be scared away so easily. Modern High School AU. Slight Angst/Drama/Fluff.

Read Chapter: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66

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Chapter Sixty-Five: Tarot

Wet, soapy feet padded over the grass as the birthday boy made his way towards his house. Loke stopped a few times, greeting his guests and telling them to have fun before he continued on his way.

The second game of kickball just ended. Although his team won again, they struggled more with Natsu off their team. It didn’t help that they were tired too, but everyone seemed to be having fun, which was Loke’s goal in the end.

He washed off his feet before walking inside, not wanting his mother to complain about mud on the floors. He headed to the laundry room, needing another few bottles of detergent for the third game. He wasn’t participating in that one, but as the host, he felt the obligation to set everything up. After two games, the tarps needed more soap and water.

While his friends refilled the kiddie pools, he was in charge of getting the soap. Loke didn’t think twice as he opened the door, taking a step inside before his entire body froze.

Pressed up against the wall of the small room was a familiar blonde, her eyes screwed shut while one of her hands tangled in pink hair. Loke recognized the two teenagers immediately, Natsu’s mouth near Lucy’s chest and his hand on her butt.

It took the two a few seconds to react to the door opening, Natsu jerking away from Lucy, putting three feet between them. Loke blinked, staring at them for a moment before noticing the reddened skin on Lucy’s neck and collarbone where Natsu bit her.

He turned his face, giving them some much needed privacy. Even if Loke didn’t catch them in the act, he would have known something was up. Their lips were swollen, their hair messy and faces flushed. There was too much evidence to ignore.

Loke coughed, pointing at the ground beside their feet. “I need more detergent.”

He saw Natsu try to grab it, but stopped when he started leaning over, his fist moving to cover his crotch as he straightened up. Loke didn’t have to look to know Natsu was sporting a hard on. Loke couldn’t help but think he would be in the same situation if he had done the same thing.

Lucy ended up grabbing two bottles, handing them to Loke. “We-”

Loke shook his head, cutting her off. “There’s no need to explain.”

“But-”

He held a hand up, stopping her before he took the bottles from her. “Don’t worry. Your secret is safe with me.”

Natsu glanced up, a deep blush on his cheeks as he mumbled, “Thanks.”

Though, Loke didn’t hear him. He was too busy talking over him. “Great job by the way. Didn’t think you had it in ya.”

That was enough to leave Natsu speechless.

Loke left the room, chuckling as he carried the bottles to the backyard. He heard the laundry room door close behind him, a small smirk ghosting over his lips as he headed to the kickball area.

As much as he loved gossip, Loke decided to keep this little secret just that.

A secret.

That didn’t mean he wouldn’t use the information to tease them if the opportunity presented itself. It would be too hard to resist.

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Hakabe Ice : NaLu #2 : [what should've happened]

[Do not reblog/steal/edit]

[No Happy Here]

“Great job Natsu!” Shouted an indignant Celestial Mage. “You got us lost in a cave!” The Dragonslayer frowned. “This cave is full of ice. Maybe Hakabe ice?” Lucy shook her head and stomped off in a promising direction.

“Lucy!”

Silence.

“LUCY!”

She kept ignoring him.

“Luce?”

“LUCE?”

It was getting harder now.

“Lushi?”

“LUSHI?”

“SUSHI~LUSHI?”

The blonde couldn’t stay mad at that one. She turned around to face the salmon-pink haired man and sighed. “Fine. Keep that fire going.” Natsu beamed at her and the fire grew brighter with his grin. She had to keep herself from smiling. She had forgotten his flames were affected by his emotion.

“Okay, so can you smell the exi- KYA~!”

Lucy screamed as gigantic icicles started raining from the ceiling. Natsu bolted and Lucy ran in the other direction. She had dodged all of them, and thought she was safe. Until a chunk of ice 3 times as big as the rest fell from directly above her.

“LUCY!” Yelled Natsu, diving for her. He had just managed to push her out of the way, but he wasn’t as lucky. Lucy trembled, thinking she was dead. She squinted her eyes open once she realized she wasn’t, but then her eyes shot wide open.

“NATSU!”

She crawled over to the limp Dragonslayer.

He was crushed under the heavy ice, and only his shoulders and above were visible. His right arm was outstretched, completely motionless, and he was holding his left arm close to his chest. His eyes were shut, and his mouth slightly open to reveal his extra sharp canines.

“N-natsu?” Lucy whispered, trying not to cry. She cradled his head in her lap as the tears started to fall

Surely the Fiery Dragonslayer couldn’t have gone down that easily?!

She panicked. “OPEN, GATE OF THE LION, LEO!” In a flash of golden light, Loke was there.

“Come to confess your love to…me?”

He trailed off, seeing Lucy’s tear-stained face and the limp form of Natsu Dragneel. He dropped to his knees on the other side of Natsu.

“W-what happened?! H-he’s not…is he?”

The Fire Dragonslayer had been the Leader of the Zodiac’s friend too. His bottom lip started to quiver, and he bit it to look brave for his Wizard.

“T-this huge chunk of ice was going to c-crush me and he pushed me o-out of the w-w-way!” Wailed the blonde. Loke’s eyelids lowered slightly. It sounded like something Natsu would do.

He looked at Lucy. “What can I do?” He asked softly. Being her celestial spirit, he could feel the affection that she held for Natsu. Loke could also feel the grief and pain she felt from seeing Natsu like this.

“Can y-you get the ice off him? A-and maybe wake him up?”

Loke’s heart broke for Lucy. She wouldn’t accept that Natsu might not wake up. Suddenly, an idea popped into his head. “Lucy,” he said firmly, “get back.” Lucy started to shake her head no, but he wasn’t having it. “Lucy. Get. Back.” She complied, but it was clear she hated it.

“Regulus impact!” Shouted the Celestial Spirit. The ice burst into tiny pieces. Lucy stepped forward, but Loke glared at her, and she stopped. He decided to use one of the secret attacks he had. He turned to Natsu and got into stance. “Loke, d-don’t!” The Celestial Mage started.

“Lion’s Flames of Courage!” Roared Loke. A Lion’s snarling head made of Fire zoomed straight for Natsu. He could feel Lucy’s panic level rising. He silently begged it to work. The flames disappeared, but Natsu hadn’t moved an inch, except for his fluffy hair slightly swaying in the breeze.

“N-no…” Loke exclaimed. “ He should be at least MOVING!” Lucy paled. “S-so he’s?”

Just then, the Dragonslayer’s fingers twitched. Loke and Lucy’s eyes widened.

Natsu’s whole body shuddered, and he pushed himself up into a crouching position with one arm braced on his knees and one arm pushing the ground. He groaned and plopped backwards with his arms outspread, breathing heavily.

His spiky salmon-pink haired head slowly turned to the Celestials. “Why you crying, Lushi-Sushi?” He said with a weak smile. His eyes focused on Loke. “Yo. How you been?” Loke smiled and closed his gate.

Lucy’s expression changed into one of rage. She flew at him and tackled him in a hug. “YO? YOU CAN’T JUST SAY YO AFTER YOU ALMOST DIED!”

Natsu had a blank look on his face. “Luce, I passed out. I haven’t slept in 6 days. And I just hit my head.” Lucy blinked and slapped Natsu.

“Owwww! Cut it out Luce!” Whined the male. Lucy pouted and changed the subject. “We need to get out. Let’s go.” Natsu grinned at her and jumped up.

~Later~

“Ugh, I can’t walk much…” The female speaking collapsed just as she said that. “Longer.” She finished tiredly. The Fire Dragonslayer plopped down across from her.

“Yeah…maybe I’ll just…sleep a bit…” He slurred, drifting into a deep sleep.

“DON’T.” Slap.

“YOU.” Slap.

“DARE.” Slap.

“NNNNGGGGGARRRGGHHH!!!” Roared Natsu. “I’M AWAKE!”

Lucy noticed his pale face and dark purple circles forming under Natsu’s now-dull eyes and felt a stab of guilt. She tried to bury it. “Natsu, you sleep, we die!” Lucy snapped.

He sighed and raised an eyebrow. “From what?” Lucy’s eye twitched. “FROM THE COLD!” A twinkle appeared in Natsu’s eyes that made her heart skip a beat. He reached over and wrapped his arms around her waist, pulling her into his lap.

“N-natsu!” Exclaimed the blushing blond. Natsu tightened his arms slightly and buried his face in where her neck and shoulder met. She blushed and Natsu adjusted his scarf to be around both of their necks. Lucy was a nervous wreck.

“Natsu, what are you doing?!” She asked. He grunted and mumbled, “Letting us both sleep.” His voice was sleep-laced and husky, and Lucy mentally labeled it as sexy.

It didn’t help that his lips were tickling her skin.

Lucy could feel his hair against her skin, and marveled at how soft and fluffy it was. His body was firm. Natsu’s scent drifted around her and she inhaled it. He smelled like a campfire mixed with vanilla, but in a good way.

Her eyes started to drift shut. Natsu started to softly snore, and it was a comforting rumble that she could feel in her back. His heartbeat slowed to a steady rhythm, and she smiled. She wanted to stay awake, but the combination of his soft hair, smell, snoring, heartbeat, and his comforting warm presence caused her to drift off.

She melted into his strong body and fell asleep.

~The Next Day~

Team Natsu had gotten worried when Lucy and Natsu hadn’t been at either of their houses or showed up, so they went to Mira and asked for for the last job they went on.

They found they cave. “I-its cold!” Erza exclaimed. And everyone felt it. Gray felt sympathy for the rest of them, because if Erza complained, then it must be bad. He couldn’t feel the cold, being an Ice Wizard.

Then he thought of something. “Guys,” he said worriedly, “if we’re cold, think about those two. They’ve been here for 2 days.”

Erza shook her head. “Natsu’s a Fire Wizard. They’d be fine.” Happy whimpered. “But Natsu hadn’t gotten sleep for 6 days before they got lost. He can’t stay up. He would’ve passed out yesterday.” Everyone exchanged nervous glances.

They were about to lose hope when they saw a tuft of pink hair stuck on an icy rock. They exchanged a glance.

“Natsu.”

Wendy used her Dragonslayer nose to sniff out their scents. “His scent is mixed with Lucy’s. Almost to the point of an entirely new scent.” Erza raised an eyebrow. “I always wanted to know, what does Natsu smell like? You reference his scent a lot when we look for him, so I wanted to know.”

Wendy giggled. “He smells like a vanilla campfire. It smells really good. Just go up to him and sniff. It’s strong for me, which means you can smell it faintly. Natsu won’t think it’s weird, he’s Natsu, and a Dragonslayer at that.”

Erza grinned and nudged Gray. “Let’s sniff Natsu.” Gray nodded-he kind of wanted to smell for himself- and the team followed Wendy. When they stumbled across Natsu and Lucy, Erza and Wendy squealed at the sight.

Natsu’s face was buried in Lucy’s shoulder, and his scarf was wrapped around both of their necks. Lucy was in his lap, and his arms was wrapped around her waist. His soft snoring, in contrast to his usual bear-like snore, was heard throughout the chamber they were in.

Erza and Gray tiptoed over to Natsu. Erza put her nose in the Fire Dragonslayer’s hair and took a deep whiff. She looked at the rest of the Team with shining eyes.

“He smells so good!” She whisper yelled. Wendy put a finger to her lips, and Gray sniffed Natsu. His eyes widened as he pulled back. He DID smell really good.

Wendy walked over and shook the two sleeping wizards. Lucy grunted, and Natsu groaned. They lifted their heads with bleary eyes. “Huh?” Lucy slurred. “What’re you guys doing stuck in this cave?” Natsu said, sleep-laced husky voice and all.

Lucy blushed at his voice. She had forgotten how hot he sounded after waking up.

“You guys went missing so we came to take you back to the guild.” Lucy yawned and poked Natsu’s cheek. “C'mon. Get up.” He pouted, and she sighed.

“I’ll let you eat all my food and sleep in my bed.”

Natsu sat up and wrapped his scarf around Lucy-instead of sharing-then picked up Lucy bridal style, running off. “Lez go!” He said. Lucy sighed again. “I’m going to regret that bargain, aren’t I?” She asked Erza as Happy perched on her stomach. Erza nodded, and Lucy yawned.

“Might as well sleep while I can.” 

The truth was, she liked feeling Natsu’s heartbeat and smelling his scent.

~~~~~~~

Others:

Sick : NaLu #1

Hakabe Ice : NaLu #2

Miss Fairy Tail : NaLu #3  [Part 1] , [Part 2] , [Part 3]

SWF 2

“Sailing with Fire”

Rated M for eventual smut.

Summary: Lucy is in desperate need of a break from the mage life and embarks on a two week cruise alongside her partner, Natsu. What they don’t know is that it’s a cruise designed specifically for couples. With no other choice than to pretend they are married, the two try to enjoy the cruise the best they can, all the while deal with uncharted feelings. 

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Chapter 2

Lucy threw the pink pleated skirt onto the heaping pile of other discarded clothes on the floor, breathing a heavy sigh of discontent. A mountain of fabric was forming in her room, and it was all thanks to the cruise she had scheduled for the next day. With excitement coursing through her veins, the blonde was eagerly packing her things for the next two weeks. Packing clothes, however, was always a struggle for the girl.

Being a girl with a love for clothes, Lucy tended to over pack and bring things that she never touched on her time away. She knew this, and yet she couldn’t stop. Thus, throwing in yet another pair of pants in her suitcase, the blonde grinned. She was just about ready, all that was left was her bathroom essentials, which she would pack the next day.

After eventually shutting her suitcase- which she did by sitting on it and zipping it up while throwing curse words- Lucy began to get ready for the day. She changed into a black mini skirt and a simple pink tank top. Not wanting to strain her feet before her vacation, she paired it with black sandals. With that, she was ready to go.

As Lucy balanced on the edge of the canal and walked towards the guild, she pulled out a silver key. With a swish of her hand, Plue appeared in a golden light. To her surprise, however, Loke stood right beside the much smaller spirit, his lips curled upwards into a slight smirk.

“It must be my lucky day, being summoned by a beautiful Princess and all,” Loke flirted smoothly. He grabbed the girl’s hand and pulled it towards his lips in order to give it a light kiss, only to have her pull away.

“I didn’t summon you,” Lucy said with a sigh, smiling at Plue.

The leader of the zodiac chuckled and replied, “I guess that’s true.”

“So why are you here anyway? I know it’s not just to flirt.”

“Figured I would go see the guild. It’s been a while since I saw any of them and we weren’t fighting someone.”

Lucy laughed and replied, “That’s true. Fairy Tail always seems to be in some sort of trouble. I’m going to be getting away from all of the trouble, though!”

“Oh really?” Loke asked with a raised brow.

A smile etched itself onto Lucy’s face as she nodded. “Yep! I’m going on a cruise starting tomorrow! Which reminds me, I won’t be doing much summoning while I’m there. I’m actually pretty sure it isn’t allowed considering they have a maximum occupancy.”

“That makes sense. Just try to enjoy yourself. You deserve it.”

“Thanks. It’ll be my first vacation in years. Though, I’m not sure I can really call it that since Natsu is coming too.”

Loke stopped in his tracks and gaped at the blonde. “What? Natsu is going with you?”

Lucy’s cheeks pinked and she replied, “I-It’s not a big deal. We’ll have separate beds and everything. We’re just sharing a room, which we’ve done before.”

“Is Happy going?”

“Well, no…”

Loke studied his master, noticing how embarrassed she was. Just like everyone else in the guild, the spirit wasn’t blind towards Lucy’s feelings towards a certain dragon slayer. Only she herself was, and maybe the dragon slayer himself. There had been plenty of times in which he had tried to egg her on, dropping hints to get her to realize her feelings. But he always came up short. She needed to figure things out herself.

Maybe this cruise would give her the opportunity to do so.

“Just have fun and relax,” Loke advised, ruffling the girl’s hair.

Lucy pouted and smoothed her golden hair back into place. With that, the three headed towards the guild.

Natsu frowned and narrowed his eyes as he bit rougly into his chicken, his gaze never wavering form Lucy’s form as she entered the guild along with Loke. The boy knew that his anger towards the spirit was irrational. Loke was a good guy, one that Natsu could trust Lucy with.

But that didn’t mean he couldn’t get jealous.

“Cool it, Ash Breath, they’re just walking in together,” Gray jibed with a heavy and all too knowing smirk. It wasn’t hard to notice the pinkette’s jealousy. He could practically feel it in the air. How Lucy didn’t notice, he would never know.

“Shut it,” Natsu replied tersely.

Lucy’s eyes glazed over the guild, looking for a certain pink-headed partner of hers. Spotting him at the bar with Gray and Erza, the blonde grinned and rushed towards them.

“Hi, everyone!” she greeted, sliding into her seat.

“Hey, Lucy,” Gray replied with a friendly smile.

“You got here late today,” Erza pointed out.

“Yeah, I was packing my things for tomorrow,” Lucy informed them. She then looked towards Natsu sternly and questioned, “Did you start packing yet?”

The boy chuckled and rubbed the back of his head sheepishly. “Not yet.”

“Natsu! We leave tomorrow!”

“Yeah, yeah! I got plenty of time!”

Lucy sighed and shook her head, not bothering to argue any further on the matter. Sooner or later, Natsu would start packing, she knew he would. He would probably forget stuff, but at least he would get it done.

Lucy looked among her fellow guild members, a fond smile gracing her lips. Two weeks was going to be a long time, but at least she would have Natsu with her. Despite his reckless personality, he was her best friend and her favorite person to be around. He would surely make the trip more fun.

After all, things were always more fun when they were together.

When the moon replaced the sun in the sky, Lucy took that as her cue to head out.

“C'mon, Natsu. We should start packing your stuff,” she stated, tugging on the said boy’s scarf.

The pinkette frowned and replied, “We can do that later! We have plenty of time!”

“Our train leaves at seven in the morning and we have to check in. Knowing you, you’ll save it until tomorrow morning and then throw useless junk in your suitcase. Let’s just do it now.”

Natsu pouted and crossed his arms grumpily but rose from his spot at the bar anyways. Turning towards Happy, who was with the other exceeds of Fairy Tail, he waved him over.

“Oi, Happy! We’re heading out now, wanna come?” he asked.

The cat shook his head, for he had something else to do at the guild which involved the two’s absence. “No, I’ll stay here. I’ll come back later!”

Natsu shrugged and nodded, turning back to Lucy, who was being engulfed in a tight hug thanks to Mira. Erza and Gray chuckled on the sidelines as Lucy tried to tell Mira that she couldn’t breathe.

“Make sure you have lots of fun!” the take-over mage instructed. “And take lots of pictures too!”

“I will, I will,” Lucy assured, pulling away from the hug. Not even a moment later, however, her head was bashed against Erza’s chest plate in what was supposed to be a warm embrace. So first she was choked by Mira, then nearly given a concussion by Erza. What was next?

“Be safe,” Erza ordered strictly. “And make sure to keep Natsu in check.”

“Oi! I don’t need her to keep me in check!” the pinkette protested.

Erza sighed and shook her head. “Yes you do. Have fun, Natsu. But don’t you dare do anything stupid.” The threatening gleam in her eyes had Natsu nodding his head at the speed of light.

Lucy and Gray laughed at the scene before turning towards each other with a smile.

“Have fun, Lucy,” Gray stated, ruffling the blonde’s hair. She pouted, though it was better than what she received from Mira and Erza.

“I will,” the blonde replied. The two hugged, ignoring the faint whispers of love rival from the other side of the guild. Pulling away, the girl smiled at the entirety of the guild. “So long, everyone! We’ll see you all in two weeks!”

“Bring souvenirs,” Cana said, taking a swig of whiskey.

With that, Lucy and Natsu headed out of the guild and towards the latter’s cottage. The girl felt tears pricking her eyes from her goodbye with the guild and she mentally cursed herself.

“Two weeks isn’t even that long,” she mentally reminded herself.

With their bodies basking in moonlight, the two walked in a serene silence. It wasn’t awkward or uncomfortable, just quiet. Nobody was out on the streets and most of the lights were dimmed. The stars twinkled in the dark sky. Everything was just perfect.

Until Lucy reached Natsu’s house and saw what a pigsty it was.

Trash littered the floor and dirty dishes piled up in the sink. The smell of fish hit her like a brick as she entered the small home, nearly causing her to throw up. How the hell could someone live in a place like that?

“Natsu!” Lucy screeched, her eyes narrowing in annoyance. “You really need to take better care of your place!”

The boy covered his ears with his hands and glared back at her. “It’s fine! You get used to the smell and I know where everything is!”

“That doesn’t matter! C'mon, we’re going to clean before we pack your things.”

“But Lucy-”

“No buts. I’m not going to let you leave here with a disgusting home to come back to. You take the kitchen and I’ll take the bedroom.”

Natsu muttered under his breath but obliged, knowing that the blonde could be just as bit of scary as Erza if she was provoked enough. Starting with the living room, he picked up the trash, grimacing as he found Happy’s stash of fish, most of which being rotten.

“This is gonna take a while,” he thought.

Lucy face palmed as she stepped into Natsu’s room. Aside from on top of the hammock, there was no clean space whatsoever. Starting with the pile of dirty clothes, she threw them into the hamper- one that she had purchased, by the way, after coming to Natsu’s house and finding out that he simply left his clothes on the floor forever.

It was much better once she finished with the clothes. Next was the trash. She nearly threw up twice picking up the garbage, some of which she couldn’t even identify. Two showers were in order after this whole ordeal.

As Lucy tidied up the room, her eyes glazed over a wrinkled piece of paper in the corner of the room. Not wanting to throw it away in case it was important, the girl straightened the sheet and studied it. Her lips curled upwards into a warm smile, her body feeling warm and light. It was the job flier from their most recent mission.

Natsu liked to keep every memento of their jobs, and it warmed her heart to no end. Just knowing that he treasured the time they spent together just as she did made her feel wanted. Like she wasn’t some burden.

Putting the memento gently onto the hammock so Natsu could find a proper place for it later, Lucy finished cleaning the rest of Natsu’s room before going out to help him. An approving grin appeared on her face noticing how much cleaner it was.

“Good job, Natsu!” Lucy exclaimed. “This looks much better!”

“Yeah, whatever,” the boy replied, cleaning the last of the dishes. “We done yet?”

“Fine, fine. Wanna start packing then?”

Natsu nodded, following Lucy back into his bedroom. His eyes glazed over her body, stopping over her bum. He felt guilty looking at her in such a way, so he brought his gaze back onto her shoulders, wondering what she would think if she knew how he looked at her.

The two sat on the floor, Natsu’s suitcase between them.

“Alright, so you’ll definitely need swim trunks,” Lucy stated. “Do you have any?”

“Yeah,” Natsu answered with a nod. He retrieved the black swim trunks with orange flames at the bottom and threw them into the suitcase.

Lucy sighed and picked them up in order to neatly fold them before putting them back in the suitcase. “If you fold them, you can put more stuff in it.”

Natsu shrugged. “I don’t have anything else to pack other than food.”

“What? What about a change of clothes?”

“Don’t need it.”

Lucy sighed and shook her head, not wanting to argue with the boy. Instead, she grabbed the few articles of clothing she could find and packed them away.

“You can’t bring food,” Lucy stated.

Natsu’s eyes widened and his jaw slacked. “What the hell? You can’t bring food on a cruise?”

“Nope. Meals are included in the costs of the room. But you can’t bring outside food.”

“That’s terrible! Are you sure you really wanna go on this thing, Lucy?”

“Yes, I do. And you already agreed to come with me so you can’t back out now!”

Natsu crossed his arms and muttered under his breath. So far, this cruise thing wasn’t sounding too fun. But unbeknownst to him at the time, those two weeks were going to be some of the best- and worst- days of his life.

“It sucks Lucy isn’t gonna be here for a while,” Cana stated, clutching her barrel of booze to her chest.

Happy’s ears perked up at the brunette’s words.

“Who am I gonna mess with now?” Cana asked.

Mira giggled and answered, “You could mess with Gray.”

“No,” the ice-make mage chimed in.

Erza paused from eating her cake and added, “I can’t believe those two are going on a cruise and don’t see how romantic it is.”

Happy took that as his cue to join in. Snickering behind his paw, he flew onto the countertop in front of everyone, gaining their attention.

“Don’t worry, they will,” he stated with a mischievous cackle.

Everyone in the guild paused what they were doing and shared a quick glance before looking back to the cat and beckoning him to continue.

“Get this, everyone!” Happy exclaimed, nearly bursting with laughter then and there. “The cruise they’re going on is for married couples!”

“M-Married couples!?” Erza asked in bewilderment and with rosy cheeks. “A-Are you saying that Natsu and Lucy have been m-married this whole time!?”

Happy shook his head. “Lucy didn’t read all of the pamphlet! Inside it says that the cruise is for married couples only!” Reaching into his knapsack, he pulled out the slightly crinkled brochure and held it out for everyone to see.

Gray snatched it out of the exceed’s hand and allowed everyone to circle around him to inspect it. Sure enough, when he opened the pamphlet, the words were printed in a small font at the bottom of the paper.

“Wait a second,” Gray stated with wide eyes. “Are you telling me that Natsu and Lucy are on a-”

“A COUPLES’ CRUISE!” Mira squealed at the top of her lungs.

Cana bent forward, clutching her stomach as she burst with laughter. “How the hell could or Lucy make a mistake like that?”

“Should we stop them?” Erza suggested.

“No!” Happy answered. “This is the perfect chance to get them together!”

“There’s no way this is gonna work,” Gray added.

Cana raised a brow. “Oho. That sounds like a bet in the making. I think Happy’s onto something. I’m guessing those two are gonna come back with a baby in the oven.”

“I wouldn’t go that far, but I do see them realizing their feelings,” Mira stated, her blue eyes twinkling with excitement.

“I agree. There’s no way they wouldn’t,” Erza added.

Gray scoffed and crossed his arms over his naked chest. “It’s not gonna happen. There’s no way Flame Brain is gonna be able to confess.”

“Why don’t you put your money where your mouth is,” Cana suggested with a heavy smirk.

“Fine, I will!”

The two shook hands and with that, everyone at the guild was joining in. Cana along with the rest of the girls and Happy betted that the two would come back as a couple while Gray and the other boys argued they wouldn’t.

But they wouldn’t find out who would win for another two weeks.

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To Flirt With A Bookworm - LunaLockser - Fairy Tail [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Rating: G

Warnings: none

Fandom: fairy tail

Ships: Gajevy mentioned: nalu, gruvia, lories

Characters: Gajeel, Levy, Loke, Lucy, Natsu, Gray, Juvia, Mira, Cana, Jet, Droy,

Link to FF.net version

Summary: Gajeel learns just how much Levy loves her books

Note: Hey Puddin’s, first fanfiction ever! I got the idea for this story while joking with my sister, Levy is a very playful character, and I can see her as everyone’s best friend, so I can see her finding the best way to let a person down.Please drop a review, and any constructive criticism is encouraged!
I do not own Fairy Tail, Hiro Mashima does.


“Oi Shrimp, are you even listenin’?”

“U-huh yeah,” the bluenette murmured not glimpsing up from her page. Gajeel sighed, annoyed at the lack of attention. He didn’t mean to sound clingy but was it too much to ask for his girlfriend to listen to a story. All he wanted to do was boast about his latest fight with Salamander, but no, his little Shrimp was too absorbed in her new book.

“Probably best you wait ‘till she finishes her book.”

Gajeel turned around at the sound of the male Shadow Gear members. He fought the urge to scowl at their smirks as if they ever did any better getting her attention.

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The Powers That Be

TITLE: The Powers That Be

CHAPTER NO./ONE SHOT: Chapter Thirty Two


AUTHOR: wolfpawn

ORIGINAL IMAGINE: Imagine Loki discovering a hidden mutant when he realises they are at risk of being found by S.H.I.E.L.D. who experiments on mutants, he is the one to help them.

RATING: Teen and Up


Thor returned to Midgard to assist the Avengers with another issue, leaving Alexia and Loki to deal with the less than pleased court that still felt as though she should be concerned with childbearing, however Odin seemed to have silenced any public voicing of opinions, and somehow managed to bite his own tongue on the subject also.

In the month since Thor’s departure, Alexia ensured she never went a day without spending some time in Loki’s company, the pair often speaking about nothing in particular if talking at all, but the silences were very much comfortable, both usually either reading or Loki giving Alexia some advice of how to merge elements. He even was present for many of her training sessions, watching silently as she excelled passed anything Diarmaid requested of her, earning a smug grin from the Aesir prince when she did so.

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Gruvia AU - Strangers: Chapter 3

Summary:  “And suddenly we were strangers again…” What happens when a great love ends and lovers become mere strangers in each other’s lives?
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Gray had spent the whole morning in his favorite cafeteria solving some work problems on his notebook, and even started designing some house plans during the time he sat there. His job was the only thing that kept him distracted and busy recently. After the restaurant incident - two weeks ago - he did not have the opportunity to meet up with his friends and, consequently, his ex-girlfriend. The odds of finding her while roaming the city were few thanks to the location of her house.

Suddenly, “Something” from The Beatles began to play on the speakers of the establishment and that made him nostalgic for a few minutes. He remembered to meet Juvia while the same song played in a concert a few years ago. The two went to the performance of the new rock band of the moment, Phantom Lord, and Gray saw her at the bar with her friend Meredy, wearing a tight T-shirt and ripped jeans, her blue hair just below her shoulders and she had a straight fringe at the time. Few people know but the person who made Gray and Juvia a couple was Loke. He was present that day, noticed the glances that his friend cast into the bluenette’s direction from afar and then took action. At some point in the night, the orange-haired man disappeared and when Gray finally saw him, he wanted to kill Loke. The idiot was at the bar talking to the two girls and pointing at the dark haired friend with a broad smile.

That’s when black eyes finally met with blue ones and their story began.

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In the afternoon, Loke and Natsu came to his apartment to play video games. At first none of the three wanted to say anything and an uncomfortable silence settled between them, but it didn’t take long until his friends’ concern spoke louder.

“So, how are you?” Natsu was the first to break the silence, without taking his eyes off the TV.

“Who? Me?” Gray asked, pretending not to understand.

“Gray, you know you can talk to us.”

After several seconds, the brunet finally spoke what was on his mind. “I… I don’t know.” He gave a long sigh and his eyes, which were focused before, became sad. “It’s not being easy for me.”

“Do you miss her?”

“Every single day, Natsu…”

“We know how badly you two are suffering.” Loke patted his friend’s shoulder lightly. “I’m sorry, man. You know I was the one who prayed for you to get married someday.”

Gray gave him a small smile. “I know.”

“But what happened?” Natsu paused the game to look at the dark-haired man with a confused countenance. “One day you were fine and the other Lucy called me saying that Juvia was at her house crying because you broke up.”

“We were not ‘fine’ for quite some time.” He replied, making the two men look at him curiously.

“What do you mean?”

“I’m a selfish idiot, that’s what I mean.” Gray ran his hands over his face and took a deep breath. His friends stared at him blankly, “Look, I don’t want to talk about it. Can we just play? Please?”

“Right.” The pink-haired man sighed and returned to play in the game.

“Hey, why don’t we go out tonight?” Loke proposed. “We can call Gajeel and Jellal and make it a boys night. It would be good for you, Gray.”

“I don’t know if Lucy is going to like this, man.” Natsu’s face grew worried.

“If you explain that this can help our friend, I’m sure she’ll understand. What do you think, Gray?”

“It can be fun.” Gray nodded without looking at his friends. “But now you’d better concentrate on the game, otherwise you’ll have a humiliating defeat.”

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At about seven o'clock, the trio met with Gajeel and Jellal in a pizzeria near Gray’s apartment. It would be a 'all you can eat night’ and the boys’ goal was for the black hole in Natsu’s stomach to make the owner of the establishment offer something in return for them to leave - otherwise all the pizzas would disappear.

It was very rare for them to get together without the girls, but that didn’t stop them from enjoying themselves. Jellal talked about the upcoming work trips he would make, Gajeel revealed some of his projects for the restoration of a car that was in his workshop, Loke kept chattering about his encounters, and Natsu was being - in Gray’s opinion – just his stupid self, making jokes and trying to pull some nonsensical fights with the other guys.

Of course at some point, the girls became the subject between them.

“[…]I swear that sometimes I want to take that little shrimp, put it in a box and send it to the other side of the world!”

“[…] and I don’t understand why she gets so angry when I go to her house without warning. She gave me the key!”

“[…] she said something about trying to have a baby, and then something about me always traveling.”

Loke then stood up in exasperation and slammed his fist on the table.

“Can’t you stay one night without talking about women?”

All his friends looked at him in disbelief.

“Do you really have any right to say that?” Gajeel snorted. “Since we got here I’ve heard you talking about six different girls.”

“It’s totally different!”

“Fine. What’s our next stop after we get out of here?” Jellal asked curiously.

“Let’s go straight to the Bakuhatsu Club.” Loke said proudly as he showed off some VIP bracelets.

“The nightclub?!” Natsu widened his eyes. “Dude, that place is awesome! Lucy and I went once and-” He received a stern look from his orange-haired friend “Geez, sorry… enough talk about the girls.”

When the pizzeria owner started looking at the boys’ table with a scowl, they all smiled.

“It looks like he can’t handle it for much longer.” Gray nudged the ribs of his pink-haired friend.

Natsu took another slice of pizza. “There’s only one way to find out.”

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“I still can not believe he offered free pizza a week for a whole month!” Jellal said as he chortled with his friends.

“It was the best I could negotiate.” Natsu said proudly. “But I’ll come back.”

“Salamander, I’m going to take you to all the places that serve food.” Gajeel half joked.

“You had to see the day a guy literally paid Natsu away. That day was epic!” Gray told them excitedly.

They went down the street and were ready to walk to the nightclub Loke had said, but something on the other side of the asphalt made the Fullbuster freeze in place and drained the color of his face. Right there, inside the diner that stood next to the flower shop, he spotted her. Juvia was sitting drinking a milkshake and accompanied by Lyon. Loke, realizing that his friend had lagged behind him and was staring intently at something, went to the dark-haired man, followed his gaze, and then looked back at him with concern.

“Gray… I’m sure it’s nothing.” Loke tried to reassure him, but at the same time they saw Lyon take the bluenette’s hand and it made Gray grit his teeth and walk again in a rage.

“Hey, you bastards! Don’t leave Loke and me behind!” He complained to his friends, pretending nothing happened.

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When the boys arrived at the nightclub, Gray and Loke headed straight for the bar while their friends headed for the dance floor.

“What do you want, gentlemen?” The bartender asked.

“The strongest drink you have” Gray said nervously.

“Don’t do anything stupid, Gray. You may be jumping to conclusions.” The orange-haired boy tried to warn him.

“Did you see that bastard holding her hand, Loke?”

“But-”

“Did you see it or not?!”

“I did…”

“That’s all I needed to know.” Gray spoke earnestly, then drank his drink in one sip. “Another dose, please.” He asked the bartender, who just nodded.

“I did not bring you here to get drunk. We should be having fun.”

At that moment a woman with long black hair and beautiful green eyes sits on the bench on the left side of the dark haired man and smiles seductively at him.

“Please tell me this is not your boyfriend and you’re going to dance with me.” She spoke and bit her lower lip lightly as she waited for the answer.

“What is your name?” Gray asked her.

“Risa.”

“If you’ll excuse me, Loke.. I’m going to have fun with Risa.” He got up and walked the woman toward the crowd where people was dancing to extremely loud music.

“GRAY!” Loke screamed for him to stop him, but the brunet didn’t listen.

If Juvia can move on so fast, it’s only fair that he does the same and enjoy his 'single’ status… Right?


Prompt 1: Koi no Yokan

Written by: @born-potty

A/N: I had to. Hope you enjoy.

All of his life, Gray had struggled against the notion of Fate. Or Destiny. Or any crap like that. Like Keanu Reeves in The Matrix. I still needta watch John Wick 2. Dammit.

Loke had been unable to stop gushing about it. Apparently the sequel had outdone the original. He had his doubts, though. The first one had been really good, but sequels tended to not live up to the originals. Not all the time anyway.

Gray loosened his tie and yawned. It was the wrong time to do so since the train came to a lurching halt. Gulping down the yawn, he immediately reached up and grabbed the overhead handle to stop himself from slamming into other people in the already crowded train.

But it didn’t stop someone else from crashing into him.

The evening rush hour was always worse than the morning. On their way to work, people smelled so nice and fresh. On their way back, they smelled of defeat and sweat and disappointment. Nobody had a single damn to give anymore, so Gray expected people to bump into him.

He honestly never expected a cute redhead to bump into him.

The woman placed both of her palms on his chest to stop herself from hugging him. With one hand holding the handle and the other guarding his wallet, Gray had no means to push her away or even stabilise her. Not that she needed it, of course. No sooner had the train halted that she’d straightened with a muttered apology, brushing away the few stray strands of crimson hair which had come loose from her ponytail and tucking them behind her ear.

Is this the gods’ way of making it up to me after I attended an all-boy’s highschool?

She wore a business suit, the top two buttons of her white dress shirt now open. Her bangs were clipped to the right side of her head, and brown eyes now downcast behind her glasses.

Gray smiled. He knew he was about to say something very weird. The stars had aligned to make him bump into someone who wasn’t a hairy, overweight man with a dandruff problem. No way in hell could his poor social skills not muck this up.

“I see you just fell for me.”

She looked up. The doors of the train closed and it started moving again. Gray gulped. With the doors, his opportunity of hightailing it had also just closed.

I should not be allowed to talk to people.

“I beg your pardon, but I fell on you. There is a difference.”

There was an edge of sarcasm to her voice, but she mostly just sounded tired. Gray was happy that she hadn’t kneed him in the nuts. Anything he got was better than what he’d anticipated.

“Right. Of course. Sorry,” he said quickly and turned towards the window. What was I thinking about again? I lost my train of thought on a train. Ahh, I crack myself up.

He watched the lights flash by outside as evening settled over the city. The voice-lady announced the next stop and he sighed. His stop was still a long way off. About a half hour more of dangling. Just what he needed.

“Thank you, though.”

Wait, what? He blinked down at the redhead, who offered a small smile. “For holding me. Thank you.”

“I, uh, I didn’t-”

“I know. But you were more gracious than the others.”

You say that like you’re a connoisseur of bumping into people or something.

“Yes, well, neither do people greet each other with lame puns.”

“Yet you did.”

“What can I say?” Gray shrugged nonchalantly. “I felt something was missing in my life, so I took a course in weirdness after highschool.”

That made her grin. “It seems to have served you well.”

He couldn’t help his chuckle. “You’re the first one to say that to me, Miss.”

“Aren’t you lucky, then?”

“Very. I would shuffle my feet like a country bumpkin, but as you can see, I’m a bit short on space at the moment.”

Bringing up a hand to cover her mouth, she laughed. Gray liked the sound of that. It was nice. Soft and sonorous. Like church bells ringing on a lazy summer afternoon. Wait, no, too poetic.

The train-voice announced the oncoming station and Gray let go of the handle. “You hold it.”

She looked hesitant. “Are you sure?”

“Sure I’m sure. I’m used to it.”

And he was. When the train slowed down, Gray leant forward on the balls of his feet, against the momentum, and lowered himself down on his heels when the train stopped. The woman had taken his hanging handle with a grateful smile.

“Thank you.”

“Don’t mention it.”

As people disembarked, he looked around for empty seats but frowned upon not finding any. The train started again and he leant back against the momentum this time. Like a pro, Fullbuster. Full points.

“I’m Erza, by the way. Erza Scarlet.” She must’ve seen his grin, because she rolled her eyes. “Yes, like my hair.”

Still smiling, he said, “Gray Fullbuster. Gray… like my life, I guess.”

The corners of her lips twitched, but she fought back the smile. “Fullbuster? That’s… odd.”

“I know. Evidently, when I get busted, it’s always in full. No half-assing.” He sighed dramatically. “Such is my lamentable legacy.”

“But hey, if you get busted a lot, you cannot say your life is gray.”

“Ah, but I don’t. I always get away with it. I’m just that good.” He pulled his wallet out of his back pocket and put in his breast pocket. “But I’m thinking I might start a law firm or a private investation agency.”

“Oh?”

“Yeah. Scarlet and Gray, Discreet Investigations. I can see it now. It’d be pretty colourful.”

“Heh. Thank you for putting me first.”

“I’m a gentleman at heart, you know.”

“Oh? I see chivalry is not as dead as I thought.”

He smiled at that. “You know the chivalric code started out as a treatise on how to kill people, right?”

“Do you mean how the chivalry is derived from the Old French chevalerie horse-soldiery and was translated as cavalry in later times?” She tilted her head and smiled brightly. “Why no, Gray, I did not know that.”

Gray nodded, impressed. “Well, ya know what they say. Right action is better than knowledge; but in order to do what is right, we must know what is right.”

Her eyes sparkled as he said it. “Would that I had twelve clerks so learned in all wisdom and so perfectly trained as is Gray Fullbuster.”

He laughed aloud. “The Maker of heaven and earth has not many like to that man and do you expect to have twelve?”

“Why Gray,” she said with a smirk, “I do believe you just became my new favourite person.”

“What, I can just become your favourite person by quoting some Charlemagne?” He tutted. “You have low standards, Erza.”

They went back and forth like that for a time, their topics ranging from Beowulf (“Talk about plot armour, huh?”), to the Ramayana (“He knew how to uphold what was right, King Rama.”), to the Trojan War (“Pshh. Helen. What a bitch.”), to Troy (“It is unfortunate how Heinrich Schliemann destroyed what he was looking for. Imagine excavating Troy with today’s technology!”), to the German school of fencing (“Liechtenauer’s still pretty easy, though.”) and finally to medieval Italian armour.

“I rather like it,” Erza stated.

“Better than the German version?”

“Gothic armour is beautiful, but there is just something about the asymmetrical pauldrons of Italian armour that just speaks to me.”

“Fair enough.” Gray listened to the train-lady call out the name of his approaching stop. He smiled. “Well, that’s my stop coming up.”

Erza nodded. “I see. It was good talking to you, Gray.”

“Likewise.” He felt the train starting to slow down. “Listen, I know this is random and weird, but could I ask for your number? It’s not every day that I meet someone who speaks my language.”

She smiled mischievously. “Are you lowering your standards, Gray?”

“Hey, I have no dignity.”

“I leave it to Fate. If we are meant to meet again, we shall.” The train stopped. “Go. You’ll miss your stop.”

Gray didn’t believe in Fate. Or Destiny. Or any of that crap. Like Aaron Eckhart in The Dark Knight. He liked to make his own luck.

He remembered how Ultear had written to him from Japan that very morning saying that she’d met some guy with a tattoo on his face and they’d been going out. Said that she’d felt something hit her in the feels when they’d first met. Said it was what J. K. Rowling felt when she’d first conceptualised Harry Potter on that damn train ride.

It’s this incredibly elated feeling you get when you’ve just met someone with whom you might eventually fall in love with, she’d written. The Japanese have a phrase for that, you know. Koi no Yokan. Not exactly Fate or Destiny. But Inevitability, I suppose. Hitsuzen, if you remember Cardcaptor Sakura.

That damn cousin of his would never let him live down the fact that he’d watched – and enjoyed – what was essentially a girl’s show.

Gray didn’t claim to understand all that Japanese jiggery-pokery, but he thought that it was what he felt as he stared at the smiling redhead before him. As if he’d met someone wonderful and they were about to embark on some wondrous affair. A kind of excitement and light-headedness that he couldn’t quite decipher.

While he didn’t believe in the Fate crap, this Koi no Yokan business didn’t sound all that bad.

So Gray smiled back at Erza as the doors closed and the train lurched forward.

“Y’know what,” he said and brought out his phone. “It’s not my stop after all. Now, how about that number?”

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Loke always been one of my favorite characters, and I'm a little pissed that he was reduced to a gag spirit after the GMG arc. But... if you could develop him, his magic, and his relationships, what do you think you'd do? I wanted to see more of the Casanova Spirit

Me toooooo god, I still can’t believe what Mashima did to him. Just shove the dude on a bus when you don’t need him and drag him back for drama, whatever. I don’t care yes I do

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🔥@talahdorei.;  highschool au trash

After having chased the bullies off, Loke gently pats the girl’s shoulder, giving her a concerned look. Hopefully no real physicall damage had been done. Being shoved into lockers never was a pleasant experience, and if collding from the wrong angle, it could be harmful. Hey, blondie, you didn’t hit your head or anything, right?

For The Heart Can Still See: Part Three


Pairing: Nalu

Rating: T (for themes)

Summary: Dimaria may have stolen her vision, but could not her pride. Sightless or not, Lucy would save Natsu. A what-if, canon-deviant multi-shot, assuming Lucy had indeed been blinded by Dimaria, set in the ongoing Alvarez war arc.

Genre: Angst and romance

Warnings: Spoilers for chapter 503 onwards, mentions of torture in initial chapters.

Notes: Well, didn’t this update take its own sweet time?

Part One

Part Two

Part Three


Gray had to reinforce his ice for a third time before the wave of dark magic relented. Not wanting to risk any harm to Lucy, Gray took the chance as soon as it did to grab her and leap far enough to avoid another onslaught.

The distance also gave him the chance to see what his instincts were telling him all along - how on one side stood Zeref - a picture of tranquillity, had it not been for the violent swarm of darkness swirling angrily around him.

And on the other stood -

“Natsu!” Lucy gasped, fighting Gray’s hold.

“Lucy don’t, you’ll get - ”

“Natsu’s right there, Gray! I can feel him, and he needs us!” Lucy argued, not pausing her frantic struggle.

Gray took a moment to take in Lucy’s expression. She was clearly panicking.

“Exactly. Which is why you can’t simply run in between them. We need a plan.”

That worked; Lucy stopped struggling against him.

“Good. Now you’re thinking, and we’ll have a strategy in no ti - ”

“Okay, listen up,” she interrupted, with all the authority of the brains of Team Natsu.

And Gray did. It wasn’t the most extensive plan, nor was it the most risk-free. By a long shot. But if there was anyone’s ideas he would bet his life on, it would be Lucy’s and she did make a strong argument.

Still…

“Are you sure about this, Lucy?”

“Not entirely, but I think it’s our best shot at saving him.”

“So, clearly, no pressure,” said Gray, bumping Lucy’s shoulder, trying to alleviate some the very obvious tension.

Lucy though, in no mood to joke around, only nodded, switching effortlessly to her Scorpio Stardress. “Let’s do this.”

The two warring mages before them were far too engrossed in their ongoing battle to notice them - something Lucy and Gray exploited. Zeref and Natsu leapt away from each other after a particularly intense attack, and Gray notified Lucy of their chance, mirroring her as she lay her palms on the ground.

At a whispered signal, they combined their powers in the earth, fusing sand and ice into a large barrier to separate the two brothers.

Knowing the wall wouldn’t last very long, they took to their decided sides, the weight of the entire war on their shoulders.


It took Gray every effort to split away from Lucy.

Mentally, he knew there was a plan and that Lucy knew what she was doing, but it still worried him to leave her side especially in her current circumstances.

The glow of Loke’s key was a source of solace, though. Gray knew better than most how dedicated his best friend was to his key-holder, and if there was anyone who could keep Lucy safe with what was happening, it’d be Loke.

It was with that thought that Gray doubled up his speed. He had a job to do, and lives relied on it.

And despite his fears, his gut told him that he could count on Lucy to deal with him. Unlike the flame-brain, the risks she took were calculated ones.

Stilling before his own opponent, he decided to ensure that he honoured her trust in him as well.

He re-engaged Silver, confidence surging as he braced for what could not be an easy battle.

“Sorry, but this is as far as I can let you go.”

Dark eyes locked onto his midnight blue ones in crazed anger.

“Gray,” Natsu growled.

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Hey Guys! It’s time for the sad reactions ): I hope you like them! Admin A~
Please Remember that today requests are closed but I’m actually doing 10 Requests for you <3

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Chanyeol: “Jagi? Can’t you see me? What’s wrong? *Worried*

Kris: *Doesn’t know what to do* “We’ll solve this out baobei… we will”

Sehun: “It was my light right? You should have stopped loking at me. But I know it’s impossible” *He just wants to lighten the mood*

Tao: *Shocked. He doesn’t want you to stop smiling because of it, he is so worried and doens’t know what to do*

Kai: “You don’t have to worry abut anything Y/N. I’ll be by your side always” *He is your bodyguard but also makes the guys go away*

Xiumin: *He’s been crying for weeks, he wants to do something but you aren’t talking about it.. and he doesn’t want to make you upset*

Baekhyun: *He takes you to the hospital hoping it can be cured.* “Maybe it’s just temporal” *He stays by yourside always*

Luhan: *It won’t change things between you, he would take you to places and describe every single detail for you. He doesn’t want you to lose hope*

Chen: *Tries not to cry but eventually he will* “What did the doctors say?

Kyungsoo: *Never lets go of  your hand* “There’s nothing to worry about, I’m here Y/N”

Lay: “I will heal you… I’m sure my love can do that¨*In despair*

Suho: *He will always there to support you, he will try to find a way to solve the problem, but even if he can’t find it, he will be by your side* “I love you, that’s the only thing I need to say”