Loving the Man of Steel | Clark Kent
Man of Steel | Batman V Superman
●3rd place in the 2016 DC Watty Awards!
Ever since she was little, trouble always seemed to follow Rose Montgomery. When she moves to Metropolis to get away from the crime in Gotham, she finds out that the bustling little city is no exception. With a hero complex of her own, she begins to notice the mysterious Clark Kent is always there to save her. But as the Man of Steel begins to fall head over heels for Rose, he worries that revealing his true identity will only put her more at risk...
"My father believed that if the world found out who I really was, they'd reject me out of fear," he said. "What do you think?"
"Not everyone can be trusted, Clark" I admitted, "but there are still some good people out there. I think your Dad was a little paranoid, and sometimes, you just have to be willing to take a leap of faith first."
In a flash, he had closed the distance between us. Bending forward, his lips brushed against mine, and for a moment I allowed myself to wonder what he would taste like. But then I remembered everything that had happened the past few weeks and I suddenly felt my cheeks flush in anger.
"You left me," I hissed. "Probably when I needed you the most. If I hadn't come looking for you, would you have even cared if you ever saw me again?"