A/N: This was previously published separately. Prompted by LJ community 100wordstories. Cleaning up the profile a bit.

Waiting for Light

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Hard to say what he was waiting for, sitting outside her new apartment in the beat-up car he'd acquired after Alcatraz. Pyro would never admit to tracking a certain X-girl more thoroughly than his assignments from Magneto.

St. John Allerdyce knew everything there was to know about Katherine Pryde.

A girl too good for him. A girl that never backed away from a fight. Joining the dark side wasn't running from something that scared him. He could never be good enough for her. Stalking her was only proof of that.

He glanced again at her door, then drove silently away.