Fandom: Young Avengers
Prompt: 19. Save
Word Count: 167
Summary: A little look at what really started things.
Disclaimer: I own nothing.
Notes: Another part of my Catch and Release AU.
Dorrek took the human’s chin in his hand, tilting his head back as he inspected the boy’s face. His eyes were closed, his features relaxed in the slumber brought on by the drug Dorrek had slipped him. He could see the human’s pulse fluttering in his throat. He smelled like something unfamiliar, but good, and his skin was soft and unblemished.
He was Dorrek’s ticket to freedom from his grandfather… and he was a very attractive escape.
“So?” Billy asked, poking Dorrek gently in the ribs with a finger.
Dorrek was torn away from his thoughts, and he smiled slightly. “I wanted to save you,” he said, reaching over and touching Billy’s face lightly as the boy blushed, turning almost as red as his cape.