”For your own sake, darling.
——Something you hardly seem concerned about.”
"My own sake? Are you trying to threaten me?”
Furthest thing from.
Bank robber? Cool. What’s your best heist.
Yes, I am completely capable. I have attempted such a feat a time before, I got bored with such a prospect. This world is tedious and filled with much too many humans than I wish to deal with. A purge is necessary first, surely you understand such a train of thought.
I understand that I’m actually so fucking sick of genocidal maniacs, but. Whatever. I’m not offended that you’re talking about wiping out this entire race or anything. You’re welcome.
( he covers her hands with one
of his own to stop the sound. )
( his deep breath is an aborted
Thanks for the permission. Thanks for agreeing not to poison her.
[she doesn’t mean to, but she jerks her hand away from his and lets out something that, with her pursed lips and clenched jaw, sounds like a strangled squeak.]
i didn’t totally agree about that. only a little bit. you’re still welcome, though.
( he nudges the chair leg under the table with his
foot, trying to push it out without her realising. )
She likes you. Maybe if you were nice, you would realise that.
[wow. like magic.]
[her fingers taptaptap a frantic rhythm against the table, a dull sound against the wood but jarringly loud nonetheless.]
maybe i would believe that, if she were nice to me.
—it’s whatever. you guys can keep fucking. i’ll only poison her a little bit.
B aby you stink up my world like nobody else, the way that
you flip your hair get’s me underwhelmed, because you stink
like a pit and it ain’t hard to tell —
You don’t know you’re horrible!
If only you saw what I could see, you’d understand why I hate you so desperately—
Right now I’m looking at you and I can’t believe you don’t know, oh-oh, you don’t know you’re horrible!
… okay, then. also, don’t move at all. there’s this thing. portal. that opened up behind you. don’t look. it’s — it’s fine. just … don’t move.
What the fuck are you trying to pull.
Healthy self-representation is a secret I’m glad you’ve learned.
I’m stating facts. Your sarcasm isn’t necessary, thank you you’re welcome.