Title: Hostage Situation

Author: S J Smith

Rating: K

Summary: Ed finds out about Winry's predicament.

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Ed tossed the watch onto the table, saying, "I don't want to be a State Alchemist any more!" The words seemed to ring around the room like the tone of a bell and Ed smiled inwardly at the lack of reaction from the Fuhrer. He nearly touched Al's shoulder, to get him to rise, when Bradley began to speak.

A single eye fixed Ed in place. The Fuhrer asked a question, the words spilling like ice along Ed's spine as Bradley answered himself: "Oh, yes, Winry Rockbell."

And with the sound of her name, the ice was replaced with an inferno.