His mind stilled, not waking but calming. 'Tess..?' Clint called, reaching out for her unconsciously. 'Is it you or am I dreaming?..'
Both. A quiet, comforting hum. Do you yearn for me, my bird?
Clint was sleeping, groaning and tossing about. It had been months since he'd slept well without /her/..
Tess never lost a connection once forged, save for a few special circumstances. She could keep constant track of those whose minds she had inhabited, if she so wished, or simply focus in when more attention was needed. Such as now, when the bird’s mind continued to circle back to her — even in sleep.
She crept about his mind, slipping into his sleep as if invited. Hello, again.
“Is that a threat? That’s rude — I’m actually trying to get my life together.”
"No, not a threat, Anthony. Surprise. You make a habit of coming very close to death on multiple occasions. I am amazed you remain here for me to return to. How is that life you speak of?”
MCU | Known Infinity Stones
9/4 Hobbies for Goat Owners Who Are Also Terrible People: give your goat an entire apple.
The MCU Avengers and their current comic book runs.
“You’re alive? It’s been months.”
"I thought I made it clear I cannot die."