Izuku paced the room, bored out of his mind. “You know kid, you could just turn yourself in. makes our job a hell of a lot easier.” A voice came in from the other side of the door. Izuku was startled and slightly concerned. Why didn’t the sensors alert me, He thought. Turning towards the voice he saw the villains guarding him had parted to make way for a patch-worked man with staples in him. He only looked a little bit older than himself. Opening in the communication link on his side of the door, he responded.
“And why the hell would I do that? I know what your capable of.” Izuku retorted, rolling his eyes.
The other man smirked and held up his hand, revealing a bright blue flame. Izuku shivered, remembering past experiences with flames similar. “You must be Dabi then?” He said keeping his voice from trembling too much.
“Correct. I gotta say Green bean, I saw what you did to Toga on the camaras. Very quick. She won’t be too happy when she wakes up. And she will find a way in. Just give us what we want, and we can spare you the pain.” Dabi paused for a moment and thought. “Well at least most of the pain. I’m sure our boss will allow some for our trouble.” He chuckled, and to his surprise Izuku did to.
“Yeah? I’m sure your ‘Sensei’ will want to get a few licks in himself. After all, it what he’s good at.” Izuku’s eyes filled with tears at his memory, leaving Dabi confused. Smirk falling into a frown, he leaned back slightly, looking over Izuku to see if he could decipher his words. He shooed away the villains guarding the door and carefully choose his next words.
“Y’know, it’s not just Shigaraki, All for One is coming if we don’t finish this quickly. We are on a time crunch here kid. Really just give us what we want, and we will leave.” He watched as Izuku froze at the mention of All for One. Sighing, he ran a hand through his hair.
Izuku stared at nothing as a million and one thoughts went through his head. As much as it scared him to go against Him, he knew that he couldn’t, WOULDN’T, give them what they want. At least not willingly. Blinking away the tears in his eyes and shaking his head as if to shake any stupid thoughts from it, he put on the cockiest smile he could, one that Kacchan would be proud of him for, and looked at Dabi. Dabi stared coolly back at him, still observing, and gave his answer.
“The Hero’s are here, as you probably know.” Dabi nodded. “And I’m the only one who can lift the lockdown. So, my answer to you...” He closed his eyes and took a deep breath. Opening them, he watched Dabi shift under his glare. “My answer is that you guys can go get fucked. I’m not giving you shit.”
Dabi’s jaw dropped slightly and then he broke out into uncontrollable laughter. “Oh, Green bean, if only you had a choice. We’ll talk again soon.” He waved as he walked away from the door, and Izuku turned off all communication, putting extra firewalls and precautions in place so he couldn’t be hacked. If they were in the comm’s even a little bit, then that means they are working their way through. He would have to sit and watch everything closely on one of the computers in the room.
Taking a deep breath to calm himself, he thought back to what Dabi had said. “All for One is coming. We are on a time crunch.” All for One… His dad was coming. This wasn’t good, but it did explain why they were here now. After all, his mom had probably told his dad about his work on I-island, and he had just vented to her how they scrapped the project they were working on. Too bad she didn’t realize she was married to a supper villain. Maybe then she wouldn’t tell him anything about Izuku.
Sighing, Izuku pulled out his earpiece. “K-kacchan?” He whispered into it.
A few minutes past before he tried again. “Kacchan? Are you there?”
“Nerd? What’s wrong?” Katsuki’s voice filled his head. The weight of what Dabi told him was heavy, but just hearing that voice made it a little bit better.
“Kacchan… Dabi came and talked to me. The one with the scar’s?” Izuku began to tear up and leaned against a wall. Sliding down it, He told Katsuki what happened. “They want the project, but that’s not all…”
“What else Deku? Come on talk to me babe.” Izuku mumbled about All for One. “Nerd? Can you hear repeat that? You know I can’t hear you mumbling.” Katsuki jokes. Wiping the tears that started to fall, Izuku repeated himself.
“All for One is coming… Kat, my dad is coming here soon.” He heard Katsuki’s breath hitch. “Kat, You guys need to leave… He’ll kill you all, you know he’s been looking for an excuse to for you especially since the new came out to our families. Hell, he hates us both in general. I’m sure he’s looking for any excuse to kill us both.”
“And you know I won’t let him kill you. I can’t live without you. But you’ve always been the strongest, “I’m sure you’ll be ok. I mean…”
“What if I just blow kill myself now? That’ll be better then whatever he has planned right? Then he can’t- “
“Izuku Midoriya, if you finish that train of thought so help me, I will make sure every plan you have put into our special day is scrapped and handed over to our mothers.” Izuku stopped speaking. “Thank you, for god sake Deku, if you think for one minute I could live without you, you’re a bigger dumbass then what I thought! We’ve been together, willingly or not, our ENTIRE lives. He’s not going to kill you either because by the time he gets there we will all be long gone. Our priority is to clear the island. Not to fight All for one. My priority, whether they have caught on yet or not, is to get you home safely.”
Izuku giggled. “That’s not very hero like Kacchan.”
“Whatever nerd. What did you tell Stitches when he gave you that little bit of juicy information though?”
“Told them to get fucked. You’d be proud.” A small smile graced his lips as he tilted his head back and closed his eyes. He listened to Katsuki laugh for a solid minute before he was able to calm down enough to talk.
“Damn right I’m proud nerd. Keep it up ok? I’ll see you soon and then we’ll blow this place.”
“Good, Now I gotta go. SOMEONE looked himself in a tower and needs to be rescued.”
“Sorry… Hey what about the other Scientists?”
“… Some made it out, but others… Let’s just say it’s not pretty. And Deku?”
“Stay safe and clear a path. I’m coming for you.”
“Yes Katsuki…. I love you.”
“Love you too nerd.” With that the communication cut off and Izuku was left by himself again. Looking around, his eyes fell on the computers in the corner and his tablet that was discarded on the floor from when he rushed in the room. “Well, I guess I better start then.” He mumbled to himself as he pulled himself up and started to inspect the code he implemented and kept an eye on the building’s cameras.
Katsuki sighed as he hung up the com with Izuku, things seemed to be going from bad to worse and he was going to blow if he didn’t let off some steam soon. Shaking his head, he walked back toward the opening of the alley he had ducked into to have the conversation with Izuku. What he wasn’t counting on was his so-called squad leaning and listening in on their end. He glared at Jiro and then made his way over the faces of the rest of them, daring them to say something. Denki, being the comical genius, was the first to speak up. “So… just a friend huh?” Well fucking great, Katsuki thought as the squad started to shake their heads at their friends obvious death wish.