Love and Electricity
Author: The Spinning Yarn Alchemist
Summary: Ed thinks back to the moments where he lost and found his brother. Ed/Al. Elricest!
Feedback: Yes please, no flames though, they make me cry
Author's note: This is my first go at a FMA/Elricest fic, so please be nice!
WARNING! THERE ARE SPOILERS FOR 'THE CONQUEROR OF SHAMBALLA' IN THIS CHAPTER!
"Love and electricity are one and the same, my dear. If you do not feel the jolt in your soul every time a kiss is shared, a whisper is spoken, a touch is felt, then you're not really in love at all."
Part One: Thoughts & Feelings
The lone figure stood in front of the large window, overlooking the dimly lit streets below. The moonlight shone through the glass, playing upon his blonde hair and turning his gold eyes pale and celestial.
It had been two days since he, Edward Elric, had been reunited with his brother Alphonse...
Two days since he thought he would never see him again as he watched the platform separate and move away...
"Wait! Brother! No! I just got you back, you can't go again!"
Even the memory of Alphonse screaming those words, the tears running down his face, made Edward's heart clench. It had been the only way to break the gate from both sides, but at the cost of loosing the one person who meant the world to him...
Equivalent exchange of the cruellest kind.
But the younger Elric wasn't going to give up that easily. Ed's eyes turned to the red coat that had been placed on the bed, a smile tugged at his lips as he recalled the moment Al's smiling face had emerged from the suit of armour.
"Al! What are you doing here?!"
"I jumped onto your ship at the last minute, brother. Then I hid inside this armour, so you wouldn't find me. General Mustang should be breaking down the gate on the other side now. We're going to destroy it on this side, right?"
"You won't be able to go home Al…"
"I want to be at your side brother, no matter what. I want to see the same things, and learn what you learn, and keep on journeying together. Like those years we were looking for the stone. Despite all the hardships, those were the best times we had."
At that moment, when Al had made his appearance, Ed had realised how truly beautiful his younger brother was. It had been the first time he had really had a chance to look at him and it made him shiver to recall the thoughts that ran through his mind, before a stab of self disgust snapped him out of his thoughts. The hands that rested by his sides tightened, one warm and soft, the other cold and unyielding.
Al was his brother, his younger brother to be exact. It wasn't right to think of his own flesh and blood in that way.
But there wasn't anyone else he would rather be with.
How he longed to bury his hands in the soft brown hair, taste the pale skin, hear breathy gasps, gaze into grey eyes darkened with lust…
"Dammit!" Edward hissed, scowling as he stalked over to the armchair in the corner of the room. Sitting down, he sighed wearily, running his flesh hand through his hair.
What was wrong with him?
Staring off into space, he leant his chin on his knuckles; the metal fingers of the other hand tapping on the arm of the chair. He didn't even want to think about Al's reaction to how he felt if the younger man were ever to find out…
"Brother?" On cue, Alphonse peered around the door. "Why are you in here on your own?"
"Just needed some time to think Al…" Ed watched as the brunette walked across the room before dropping to his knees before the elder Elric. Thin pale fingers wrapped around his automail hand, and for a moment Ed could feel the electricity from his brother's touch run up and down his arm.
"What are you thinking about brother?" Ed would never get sick of his brother's voice, no longer obscured by the hollow metal he had once been trapped inside. It was so much softer, richer now it came from human lips rather than resounding from a metal helmet.
Ed looked down into his brother's eyes and smiled, he was so innocent, so beautiful. Placing his flesh hand over Al's, he sighed.
"I was thinking about a lot of things. Alphonse, Noah, Winry, home…" The fingers over Al's hand tightened slightly, "but most of all the moment when I never thought I would see you again."
Alphonse Elric looked up at his elder brother, and saw all the hardships they had endured on the planes of his brother's face. But there, within the golden depths of Ed's eyes, was nothing but tenderness and love. Smiling, Al threw all caution to the wind and jumped into his brother's arms.
"Hey!" Ed laughed, wrapping his arms around the younger Elric.
"I wasn't going to let you get away that easy." Al said, his ear to Ed's chest, the steady beat beneath made him clutch at him all the more.
"I'm glad you didn't." The blonde replied, stroking the brunette's hair.
"I love you brother."
"I love you too Al." Leaning back, his hand still stroking Al's hair, Ed sighed and enjoyed the closeness. How could he even think about corrupting the beautiful creature in front of him? Pushing the lingering self-loathing aside, he shut his eyes tight and gritted his teeth.
Al raised his head from Ed's chest and watched the inner turmoil within his brother, a torrent of thoughts rushing around his own head as he slowly sat up and leaned over...
When his lips brushed against Ed's, all thoughts disappeared but one...
I'm in love with you Edward Elric...
Please don't kill me for leaving it like this hehe; reviews keep me going so please let me know what you think of this.
The Spinning Yarn Alchemist