Hushed pants and groans crept along the long corridor, all emanating from the darkened room, desperately trying to hide. It was their dirty little secret, their silent hushed promise.

The shorter of the two men made slow, agonising thrusts driving into his taller lover.

"Anthony," the taller shamefully moaned, rolling his hips provoking the shorter male on.

Obeying, Tony picked up his pace, drowning his lover in utter ecstasy, pleasing his lover to a point where he could only moan Tony's name. Thrust after thrust, the taller male felt himself getting closer and closer to his climax. His sweat trickling hands rose up to clutch onto the roots of Tony's hair and pulled him closer.

"Loki…" Tony growled as he bit down on his lovers' neck. The dominant male kept up his fast paced thrusts, drawing out a mixture of groans, growls and moans from the taller male. After what felt like an eternity in pleasurable frenzy, the two came into each other, sending them high into the blissful Valhalla.

"I want you." Tony whispered into Loki's ear as he came down from his euphoric high "Now..." He planted a kiss to the neck, "Later…" Another kiss to the jaw, "Then forever after that…" And a chaste kiss to the lips, Loki gave a small loving smile at his lover and wrapped his arms around Tony's neck and pulled him closer.

"Anthony, you know we can't be together. If my-"

"If your father knew, but he doesn't." Tony pressed his lips against the skin below Loki's ear

Loki let out a defeated sigh; he knew that Tony was right. Until Odin found out they were together they would be safe. If Odin were to ever find out about their relationship, Loki would never forgive himself for whatever would happen to Tony. Loki sank his teeth into his swollen lips buried deep within his thoughts, thinking and plotting of any ways that he would be able to keep Tony with him just a bit longer. However Tony being Tony decided to interrupt him, burying his nose into his neck seeking for his attention. Sighing, the taller of the two wrapped his lanky arms around Tony's waist and pulled him closer. He could faintly hear the constant thump of Tony's heartbeat pierce the silence that filled the room.

"I think we should get some sleep." Tony whispered, his voiced laced with evident tiredness and exhaustion. Silently agreeing, Loki gently kissed Tony on the forehead and closed his eyes and waited for a dreamless sleep to engulf him.

0o0o0o0o0o0o

Months came and went, they were mostly filled with happiness but the others were filled with suppressed anxiety. As a year passed, their secret still remained a well-guarded secret. They kept each other at a distance when they were in public and surrounded by people, but ravished one another when they were alone; like it was their last night on Asgard together.

But they knew somewhere deep in their conscious' that their time together was limited. One day they would be discovered, and trailed for their crimes against Asgard. No matter how painful the thought of being a part from each other was painful, until such time arose, they clung onto each other and fell in love even more.

0o0o0o0o0o0o

"Loki, we need to leave." Tony whispered into Loki's ear, as he gently cupped the taller male's face. Loki nodded slightly and leaned into Tony's touch, looking deep into those caramel eyes that captivated Loki to no end. Tony reached up and pecked his taller counterpart on the lips. It was nothing special, just a small reassuring kiss, but caused Loki's heart to flutter like butterflies and tied his stomach in twisted knots; even after a year of being with this man-with Tony.

"We'll leave in the morning." Loki muttered against Tony's lips "But for now, let's sleep." Pulling Tony closer to his bed, he held the shorter male in a tight yet loose hold, just enough to know that they were there, together.

When they both got into bed together, Loki the big spoon and Tony the small, they stayed there for what felt like hours but in reality it was only around ten minutes. When Loki was certain Tony was asleep, he began to cry. They were silent tears and sobs which were filled with untold emotions, and would always remain that way. He pressed himself tighter against Tony's back and silently praying for his lover to remain asleep, for he knew that they'd have another eighteen monthstogether before Odin found out their dirty little secret.

His father never missed a trick- especially if Loki was somehow involved. It was like, no matter what good Loki tried to do, he never matched up to Thor's physique and sheer strength.

0o0o0o0o0o0o

Loki did not want to leave Asgard, not really. All he wanted was to be with Tony… but that meant leaving Asgard… his home. The consequences for if they get caught were dire, they could both lose their lives, be banished or be separated for the rest of their lives.

The taller male didn't even notice that he had drifted off to sleep that night; he had a dreamless where he was nothing but weightless. He couldn't feel anything, no emotions, no consciences. Nothing.

When Loki awoke the next morning, Tony wasn't lying next to him. He began to panic, what if Odin had heard of what the two were planning? Impossible! Right…?

He was brought out of his thoughts when he saw Tony leave Loki's lavish en-suite without a shirt, exposing the taut muscles on his slightly tanned skin. Loki gave a small smile towards the man; he truly felt that Tony was all he would ever need in life.

Tony noticed Loki looking at him, and strutted over to him. Positioning himself over Loki's thin frame, he lowered his lips covering Loki's own. He kissed him slow, making the moment last as long as humanly possible. Loki whimpered a little. Tony stopped. Loki looked destroyed, like he was a child whose favourite blanket was taken away, so that it could be washed. The sight broke Tony's heart; he never wanted to see Loki in any kind of pain, ever. His face looked shallow and grey; his hands were shaking like they were catching the end of an earthquake. His long legs were pulled up to his chest; he looked even more like a child than Tony had ever seen.

Tony leaned in, lightly breathing on Loki's neck. The gesture seemed to calm the tall male that his hands stopped shaking, "we'll be okay" Tony whispered. Loki nodded, both composing and calming himself.

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Odin stood tall and proud on the Bifrost Bridge; a crowd to from the inner city, slowly and surely, started emerge at the gate of the bridge. All were in an open state of wonder; their eyes were alive with curiosity. Beside the stern man, Loki's trapped form was struggling against the armed guards which prevented him from attacking Odin. He was more desperate now than he'd ever been in his life.

"STOP IT!" Loki screamed, his struggle against the men was becoming more and more evidently desperate. Tears had sprung themselves onto the tall male's face, leaking like the dams from his eyes. This wasn't happening, not at all. It was just a bad dream, Loki would wake up and see Tony lying next to him.

Loki's tear filled green eyes met with Tony's caramel ones. Loki didn't even care that he was openly crying in front of his father, he didn't care that he was showing him weakness.

"I love you" Tony mouthed towards Loki, making the taller of the two squirm even more under the grasps of his captors. Within moments, the Bifrost was filled with curious onlookers, old and young alike were determined to discover the reason as to why the All Father was standing on the Bifrost, with their youngest prince and one of their own – a commoner.

"Anthony Jern, for your crimes against Asgard, I, Odin All Father hereby sentence you to death. Your throat shall be sliced open, allowing your traitor blood to be poured onto this holy land." Odin paused, taking a moment to look at the man in front of him, "Your body shall be thrown off the Bifrost, into the abyss where your body shall never be found, and therefore never resurrected." He finally declared, ignoring his youngest sons screams of "no", "you can't!", "Tony!" and "Father!". Loki would despise him for a few months, a year or two at the most. Nothing more will come of this; it will be like it never happened. Odin glared at Tony with his remaining eye, the hatred that emanated from the man could be cut with a knife.

Tony took a deep breath, mentally preparing himself for his inevitable death. He was scared, terrified even, but did he regret what happened between him and Loki? Hell no, he loved every moment of it… even though it was doomed from the start.

"Stay," Loki's voice waspy voice drifted towards Tony, but the shorter male knew that he couldn't help Loki. He was going to die, they all knew that. Tony looked away from his lover, allowing a tear to escape from his eye.

It all happened too quickly – in a blink of an eye. One moment, Tony's looking at his lover's heartbroken; tear drenched face which pleaded at him to stay. The next, he feels a dull, numb pain from the base of his neck travelling to his vertebrae.

His neck had been sliced open, like Odin had said.

Tony's hearing was becoming fuzzy, his eyesight was almost non-existent, but he could just make out Loki's faint screams and shouts of "NO! TONY!" but he would never be sure. Everything rushed past him in a blur, though his eyesight was fading, he could distinctly make out the vibrant colours of the Bifrost and the black dots that he believed were the people; but they were getting further and further away as Tony fell closer towards his demise.

Everybody watched him fall. Loki was gripping hard on the ledge of the bridge that his knuckles became an even paler shade of white, his tears no longer drowned his face. Instead they fell to meet Tony's falling form. Tony felt weightless, with reasons unbeknownst to him he liked the feeling. No pain, no emotions. No nothing.

But,

He was never going to be able to see Loki's face again, never hear his silky voice or hold his satin smooth hands again. But the part that broke his heart most, was that he never got the chance to kiss Loki goodbye.

A/N originally uploaded on AO3 [ /works/789848]. Will most likely be uploaded there before here, just trying to see how well FFN works out for me in all honesty ^^;