The Fate We Can't Escape
AN: I know. Another one. I already have four active stories and I am writing another one. But this will be small. Two or three chapters, maybe. It's just an idea that stuck in my head and when it happens, I act like a dog with a bone. I can't sleep well until I write.
Disclaimer: I'm gonna tell this once: I don't own Fairy Tail and I never will. My bank account doesn't like it, but I don't own FT. Hiro Mashima does.
Summary: "The gods don't interfere with human lives" It's not that they can't, it's just that they don't care enough to do so. But when the destiny of a clueless man can take a very different course, Fate has to intervene, because honestly? Fate hates to think that she is wrong when it comes to love. Gruvia, Lyvia.
"Ice Make: Sword!" A man yelled while running towards the couple. An old lady was holding her purse, while a young guy was trying to take it from her. Gray Fullbuster was passing by when he saw it all go down. He was already going to interfere, because, honestly: who would take a purse from an old lady?
But when the guy raised his hand to hit the woman, Gray saw red. The guy was trying to hit a woman!
It wasn't like he was a sexist or anything. Au contraire. He was surrounded by strong women: Erza, Mirajane, Cana, Lucy, Levy, Evergreen, Lisanna, Bisca, Laki and Juvia. He had fought them all at least once in his life and didn't hold back. Women could be as strong as or stronger than men, but the girls he fought, wanted to fight.
Hitting a woman who wasn't up for a fight was something else entirely.
"Hey!" The burglar stopped his hand above his head, ready to slap the old lady. "I wouldn't do that if I were you."
The guy turned around and was about to say to Gray disappear, but when his eyes went to the ice sword he was holding, his fighting spirit was cut in half, contrary to the blade bearing man, who seemed to went out for blood.
Gray stepped closer with a mean aura and the criminal shirked in fear and let go of the lady's purse, making her fall behind. Gray immediately looked at her, concerned. He only knew tough old people, but he had heard that falling was a very big deal when it came to the elderly. Using this momentarily lack of attention, the burglar quickly ran away as fast as he could.
The Ice Mage kneeled closer to the old lady, deciding against running after the criminal. He could always bump into him later and show exactly how much he hated men who hit women, especially if they were grandmas.
"Are you alright, Baa-san?" Gray asked helping her get up.
"Yes." She said in a weak voice, but still holding her purse tightly. "He was… trying to rob me."
Gray nodded. "But you held there, though. You are a very tough lady." He said kindly.
"Thank you for helping me." She looked up to Gray and smiled, still a little shaken up.
"I couldn't just do anything, right?" He smiled back. The old woman was small and her hair was grayish, going white in some places which she was wearing it in a bun. Her eyes were green, her skin was as white as it could be and, of course, a little wrinkled. She had no strong features; she was just an old grandma.
"Many people would just go away." Obaa-san said and Gray's smile widened.
"No, not you." The old woman smiled, but this time, it was a little wicked and from her eyes, a white light appeared, blinding Gray for a minute.
"What the…?" Gray blinked a few times before he could properly see again. The old lady was gone, replaced by a young woman with golden long and straight hair, her face was ordinary, but at the same time, Gray couldn't help but think that she was somewhat beautiful. But what caught his attention were her eyes. Pale green, like the old lady's.
"You are a gentleman, Gray." The woman said, walking towards him. She wasn't wearing clothes like he (well, not him. Normal non-stripping people) did. She was dressed in… light? That was how Gray would describe it if he was asked. She was wearing a dress of light, as crazy as it sounded.
"Who the hell are you?" Gray asked, looking around and was a little bit confused to see that they still were in same Magnolia's street they were before the strange light. Things were the same, but they felt… different. "What did you do to me?"
"You humans and your urge to question everything." The woman rolled her pale green eyes. "My name is… Well, you wouldn't understand my real name, but you can call me Fate." She smiled prettily. "And I am here to change yours." Fate said raising her arms theatrically and Gray could only stare at the woman, confused. After a few seconds, she talked again. "Okay, that was lame."
"What?" The Ice Mage frowned.
"I'm here to give you a wake up call." Fate put her hand on her hips, while the other one waved at Gray. "You are not walking in your path, Gray. And I just hate when I am wrong about something." They were in silence for a few moments, before she added. "And I made a bet with my sister Maria; she wants us to call her Maria. Let see if it lasts, because I swear, she changes her name every ten years. Anyway, she's the goddess of Equilibrium. Or Balance. Whichever you prefer." Gray was still confused with it.
"Are you telling me you're a goddess?" He asked rather dumbly.
"Yes. I am the goddess of Destiny. Of Fate." The blonde goddess smirked. "And in my immortality, I never lost a bet! And I will not lose yours, Gray Fullbuster."
AN: Yeah. I'm random like that. Gray met a goddess and she made a bet about him. And I like Fate. She's... perky. :D
So, I think I'll start right now chapter two and I'll upload as soon as I finish! I am really pumped up about this one! Review and make me happy? *_*