It was early on a Saturday morning; the sun was shining through your apartment window in New York. The birds tweeted happily-SHOOT TO THRILL! WAY TO KILL!!. You leaped out of bed and stormed to the kitchen picking up your phone ‘’STARK! I swear to the gummy bear gods if this is another phone call to say ‘Good Morning’ I will come over , dismantle J.A.R.V.I.S and shove him up your—‘’
‘’ Whoa whoa easy tiger’’ came the voice of the billionaire.
‘’Where are you? You sound really crackly’’ while internally you thought ‘’please do not be sick please do not be sick’’ as you went over the horrible memories of having to look after him when he had man flu.
‘’ Actually I’m just coming back from doing a little job and I was wondering if I could come over’’ he sounded almost desperate. Almost.
‘’Uh but…uh…. I’m going to regret this but okay. But be quiet! Its 5am and I cannot deal with a load of moody neighbours, again.’ And with that you hung up and pulled on a bra and t-shirt (because you didn’t want Tony seeing more than he should.
You groggily trudged to your best friend, the coffee machine. As a matter of fact you were so sleepy that you failed to hear the ‘Clunk’ of Tony’s suit land on your balcony.
’’ ______, can you help me?’’ his voice sounded strained so out of curiosity you turned around dropping your coffee in the process.
‘’JESUS TONY! What happened to you?’’ running over you helped him to your kitchen chairs (there was no way in hell you were going to get blood over your new carpet).
He winced in pain as he sat down ‘’the job I was sent to do, it was well… mis-judged, they had much more advanced weaponry than we thought. Some of the bullets went through even the thickest parts of my armour’’ Nodding you walked off to your bathroom then came back with a standard S.H.I.E.L.D medical kit.
After nearly half an hour of complaining by Tony you had finished stitching him back together. You didn’t notice him staring at you curiously ‘’ How’d you learn how to do all this then?’’ , rolling your eyes you continued to stitch the last wound ‘’I’m serious ______, I genuinely want to know’’
Cutting the final stitch you stood up and walked over to your sink, you proceeded to wash your hands of his blood ‘’ being in S.H.I.E.L.D since I was 16 does give me an advantage with these matters Stark. Scrubbing the blood off your hands you didn’t notice the thoroughly confused man rub his head.
‘’1-1-1-6? You’ve been at ….16…i..’’ the man so famous for his smart ass comments was now stuttering and struggling to form the smallest of sentences. Once you had cleaned the rest of the medical kit up you made yourself yet another cup of coffee.
‘’It’s not Starbucks but do you want one??’
Tony just shook his head in response and returned to twiddling his thumbs while trying to figure you out.
‘’_____, I honestly had no idea that you had been here since you were that young……so….how?? How did you join at that age?’’
Grabbing your cup of coffee you sat on the table in front of him ‘’Most S.H.I.E.L.D orphans are either recruited or hidden away’’
You nodded ‘’ I’ve told you about 18 times now, shows how much attention you pay when I talk to you’’ you sipped your drink enjoying how it woke you up.
Tony on the other hand just stood up ‘’Well thanks ____ I think I should go and get some sleep before the expo re-opening tonight’’
Smiling you nodded ‘’ see you later then ‘’.
Once Tony left you began to realise how lonely your little apartment was. For years you had never thought about how alone you are the world. You were so wrapped up in your own thoughts that you didn’t see your window open, but you heard it. Gently placing your coffee down you raced to your room picking up your swords.
Quietly you walked into your living room looking around. An assassin stubbing his foot on the table gave you all you needed. Spinning around you sliced him down and stabbed the other two in the foot, you were in full on fighting mode when one of them injected a substance into your neck. Dropping your swords you collapsed to the floor , looking up you saw a girl walk over to you.
‘’ Agent Stane here, good news sir. Agent Carter is down, we’re bringing her in now’’. You felt an intense sickness before your world went black.