Guess We Both Know
07 Sep 2019
He shaves his head as a dare-- to the cops, to the world, to Rhodey and Nat and everyone who thought they could find him.
He cuts it as a dare to himself, too. A mocking reminder of everything he was capable of.
He cuts his hair as a warning sign. As a war cry.
You can’t find me, even if I quit trying to hide. Even if I make myself noticeable, I'm five steps ahead of you.
Come find me if you can. Come stop me and put me down like I deserve to be.
I dare you to.
- Part 1 of Guess We Both Know
10 Nov 2019
It was a question of who would break first, now. It was never a question of what the sacrifice neither of them could bear to make would be. It was never in doubt that neither of them would ever let the other die.
Her heart was shattering with the knowledge that she would be leaving Clint behind. Natasha knew how much this would destroy him, but there was no other option. This was their last dance.
One last, deadly dance with the only partner who had ever been able to keep up.
- Part 2 of Guess We Both Know