A Time Stuck AU fic where Mabel gets trapped in the past with a younger version of Stan. Stuff starts to get real this chapter, guys, I am so excited.
Stanley, Oregon, 1979
A person could make
the trip from Northern Missouri to Oregon in two days if they didn’t
mind long hours on the road. It took Stan four days, delayed a little
bit by car trouble but mostly by reluctance.
Along the way he’d had
to stop and pull over six times, each time telling Mabel he just
wanted to stretch his legs. Really what he’d needed was a chance to find an isolated spot someplace where he could put his head between his knees and quietly panic. Where he could rock back and forth and breathe in and out until he stopped feeling lightheaded. On one occasion, Mabel had followed him
and caught him like that. He’d resolved not to let her see it a
He was glad to have
her holding his hand as they approached the door.
I really want Shiro to get stuck somewhere where the paladins are known and he has to go into hiding and give an alias rather than his real name and he’s all “My name is…Sven.” And then he and some of the natives meet up with the others and the natives are like, “Sven, are these your friends?” And they’re all, “Sven?”