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Author's Note: Okay, you got it. You got the next chapter. Enjoy. There won't be any more chapters added onto this. I still can't believe I'm writing this…

Denial
Part 2/2
By Mint Pizza Queen

Roy didn't know whether to snap his fingers and toast the man before him or to dive at the sack that he had sitting in front of him.

He glared at the man who was grinning back with the largest, cockiest, downright dirtiest smirk on his face. When he noticed Roy lifting his hand, fingers posed for snapping, he lifted up his own hand and admired his nails.

"Maes, this has to be a joke."

"No joke, Roy," Hughes polished his nails on his uniform and held his hand out to admire them some more.

Roy's eyes traveled to the sack, which was now squirming like a worm. He raised an eyebrow. "You have yet to tell me what is in the sack…"

"Oh yeah! It's a present!" Hughes lifted it up with two hands and chucked it at Roy, who grunted as it knocked the wind out of him as it sent him stumbling backwards. "From a Miss Winry Rockbell, to a Colonel Roy Mustang, as delivered by a Lieutenant Colonel Maes Hughes!"

With that, he skittered out the door before Roy could say anything.

Roy felt the squirming increase, and dropped the bag. There was a loud grunt. He watched as part of the bag jutted out when the occupant kicked.

Taking his time, Roy slowly untied the knot at the top of the bag and slowly looked inside.

Boy he wished he hadn't.

A head of blonde came flying at him in a head butt, and he barely had time to dodge it. He did manage it though, and had scrambled to the safety of his desk.

Edward squirmed his way out of the bag looking mightily angry. His arms were bound to his sides and his legs were wrapped up tight.

Roy approached him and kneeled, on full alert of course. One couldn't be too careful around a psycho looking chibi named Edward Elric. Reaching forward, he grabbed the thing of tape that covered the boy's mouth and paused. Ed froze.

Rip!

Ed burst into a full-fledged rant, and Roy blinked as the boy lurched around foaming and raving.

"YOU STUPID BASTARD! WHAT THE HELL DO YOU THINK YOU'RE DOING? THAT HURT GODDAMNIT AND WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU WAITING FOR? UNTIE ME YOU SON-OF-A-BITCH!"

Roy looked at the tape, then back to Edward, who was scowling viciously. It was now or never, right? And one mustn't forget, Hughes also mentioned how Edward liked him.

Quickly replacing the tape on the boy's mouth, he shoved Ed into the bag and made his way out of his office after unceremoniously throwing the bag over his shoulder. He waltzed by his subordinates, pretending as if nothing were occurring out of the ordinary.

Of course, Hughes knew otherwise, and gave Roy a 'thumbs up' with a huge grin on his face.

End