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Wishful Thinking
But Tony was happy with Ms. Potts, and in love, and Steve didn’t want to be the one to ruin that.  So he’d let Tony keep up his work for SHIELD and didn’t call him quite as much to spend the days together and told himself it was for the best. Steve was still his friend, he wasn’t putting an end to that, it was just . . . he needed to do this right.

 

He thought he saw hurt in Tony’s eyes after that, in his voice when Steve turned down an invitation or two, but . . . he told himself it wasn’t that big a thing.  And more than that, that it was the right thing.  Even when it made his stomach clench up painfully, and his chest feel tight.  Which happened all the time, when he saw something he wanted to tell Tony about, and then remembered that he shouldn’t text it to him, or send him a message. 
avengers  SakuraTsukikage 
may 2015 by rowlandover
Relativistic Heat Conduction
“We need you strong, Steve,” Tony said, and Steve’s head bowed, and a wrench of guilt twisted in Tony’s stomach.  But after a moment, Steve nodded and let Tony draw him behind the boxes so the others wouldn’t see them—bad for morale for the team to see their leader getting looked after, and they both knew it.  There wasn’t much privacy available, but Tony could do what he could.  He grabbed a blanket and spread it on the ground before he nudged Steve to sit down on it, and Steve just sank onto it with a low sigh, brought his knees up and buried his head in his arms.

 

Tony just knelt there for a moment, medical kit half-open in his hands, taken aback at the pure hopelessness of the position, the way Steve had curled in on himself.  He hadn’t expected—

 

Which was completely unfair.  Of course Steve was grieving, he told himself angrily.  Didn’t he deserve to be as hurt by this, as devastated by everything that had happened, as any of them?  Worse—he’d made the calls, he had to feel responsible, even if they’d been the right ones, there’d just been nothing any of them could do.  It was selfish, unforgivably selfish, of him to just expect strength from Steve so that he could lean on him.  Steve deserved to lean on someone else sometimes, too, didn’t he?  Tony swallowed.
avengers  SakuraTsukikage 
april 2015 by rowlandover
Boss Man - SakuraTsukikage - Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Avengers (Marvel Movies), Marvel (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Tony starts calling Steve "boss," and Steve has all sorts of feelings about it. It ends up coming up in bed. The results open up some new areas in their sexual relationship, and maybe reveal a few things about Tony, and how he feels about Steve.
avengers  steve/tony  bdsm  slash  steverogers  tonystark  sub!tony  dom!steve  length-medium  d/s  sakuratsukikage  impliedhet  tony/pepper  breakup 
march 2015 by ratcreature
Got You Under My Skin
“Well, yes,” Tony said.  “But I’m very available to you.  And safe.  And you shouldn’t have to settle for safe, if you want to hook up, I mean, I’d be more than happy to, but—”

 

“Really?” Steve asked, feeling like a drowning man seizing on an offered rope as he fell on that piece of information. “You would?  Be happy to?”

 

Tony’s hand stilled, and then he slowly swiped his thumb over his phone, turning it off and stowing it in his pocket again. “Yes,” he said, and took a slow, deep breath.  “I would be.”

 

“Would you?” Steve demanded.  He swallowed, took another deep breath and felt heat surge up into his face, and the instinctive jitters that went along with talking about this, even now, despite himself.  “Goddamn it, Tony, are you a fairy or aren’t you? Am I making a fool of myself here, or not?  Put a fella out of his misery already.”
avengers  SakuraTsukikage 
february 2015 by rowlandover
The Single Biggest Problem With Communication - SakuraTsukikage - Marvel 616, Marvel (Comics) [Archive of Our Own]
In the wake of Steve's return from the dead and the end of Norman Osborn's reign of terror, the superhero community is recovering--Steve has taken on a new role and Tony is trying to put his life back together. Things are still awkward between them, but they're determined to put things to rights. But when a discussion about their feelings leads to further misunderstandings, they discover that might be more difficult than either of them realized. Set in the early Heroic Age after the end of Dark Reign, this is a get-together story about crossed wires--and second chances.
marvel  avengers  616  Steve/Tony  first.time  SakuraTsukikage  pining  pining.for.years  clueless  hurt/comfort  BlossomsintheMist 
september 2014 by southerly
Relativistic Heat Conduction - SakuraTsukikage - Multifandom [Archive of Our Own]
Age of Ultron-based, but not entirely canon compliant. Written for the 2013 Cap-Iron Man Reverse Big Bang. Ultron has attacked, obliterating most of the world's superheroes and resistance in a matter of hours. The remaining heroes band together and share what strength they have to get through it, to survive, and defeat Ultron once and for all. Steve Rogers grieves in the wake of the disaster and the heroes' defeat, and no one knows if he will be able to provide the leadership they need--but Tony Stark isn't about to let him slip away that easily.
marvel  avengers  Steve/Tony  first.time  SakuraTsukikage  616  au  au:branching  dystopia  pining  pining.for.years  hurt/comfort  timetravel  tearjerker  angst  BlossomsintheMist  on.nook  ntr 
october 2013 by southerly
Miles to Go (Before I Sleep) | SakuraTsukikage | 3,082 words
More than anything else, he just wanted Tony’s company. It was part of being together to share the same bed, or he’d always thought so, and, well, it was lonely and oddly disorienting, lying in Tony’s big bed by himself while Tony was working down here. Steve didn’t mind—well, not much—but he would have preferred Tony there with him. And it couldn’t be good for Tony to keep the hours he did, anyway.
fic  SakuraTsukikage  marvel  ironman  captainamerica  avengers  steverogers  steve/tony  hurt/comfort  nightmares  sleepdisorders  ptsd  words:1000-5000 
october 2011 by walkingshadow

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