Like Day Follows Night, chapter 6 - Whispers



Don't Play Nice

He teased her endlessly about her name (at least she deigned to speak to him), but that all came to a startling halt when Cyclops rattled off their new codenames in the Danger Room.

Sprite. She had chosen Sprite.

"And I always thought sprites were easy," he quipped with a smirk.

She wasn't. Not even close.

He had a new weapon in his growing arsenal. The way he said her codename made her cheeks flush with flaming color, whether from embarrassment or anger he didn't care. She noticed. She reacted. To him.

Besides, he just liked to see her blush.

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