Taking In Strays - Chapter 9
A/N: Sorry its taken a while to update.
Fic Summary: Emily Embers is at rock bottom, doing what she can to care for her son after the death of her husband. A fall on an icy street finds her in the arms of Steve Rogers, who offers her some assistance that she gratefully accepts, but little does Steve know just how deep he will have to get himself into someone else’s world in order to save them.
Chapter Summary: Emily starts to adjust to life in 1941 whilst Steve has to suddenly adjust to being a parent in the present day.
Taking In Strays – Chapter 9
New York 1941
Bucky looked at Emily with a confused look on his face;
“Do I know you?”
“No…” Emily stuttered on her words; “Steve… Steve told me about you…”
“I did?” he asked quietly, cut off from saying anything else as Emily slid her hand around his thigh to keep him quiet.
“You wanna wait outside and we’ll be right out”
Emily told rather than asked Bucky who slunk away, pulling the door closed behind him. Turning quickly to Steve she kept her voice low;
“Shit… Okay… So Bucky is our next door neighbour in the future. But just tell him that we work together”
“At the hospital?”
“That’s where you work?”
“Yeah. A guy who used to know my Mom gives me work as a porter when he’s short staffed”
“Ok… great” Emily quickly got out of bed, rummaging through the box of his Mom’s things that he’d let her use and found a robe, pulling it over her nightgown before peering out of the doorway;
“Panic over, he’s passed out on the couch”