2-22-2001

What Started as Revenge
Author: Miss Conception
Archive: none yet :(
Pairings: 2x1, possible implied 3x4 and 5x?
Rating: eventually NC-17
Warnings: TWT, innocent Heero, kinda anti-Relena, almost Duo POV (we never really see Heero's thoughts like Duo's)

*blah* denotes thoughts

\\Disclaimer: I do not own the gundam pilots and am using then mercilessly for the benefit of adoring fans, but not for a profit. And I am a poor broke college student, so I have no money and suing me would be a complete waste of your time.//

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Prologue

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"Oh, Duo-kun, you're so manly!" a female voice giggled.

Duo wanted to roll his eyes, but he knew that it would only upset her if he did. Chieri was his lab partner and was in a few of his classes, so she could be of great use to him. She was annoying, though, and spent most of her time trying to impress the "gorgeous new kid." He had no interest in her. *No, I have to be attracted to someone incapable of feeling.*

"Well, Chieri-san, you had better get going. Heero is trying to do important work on his computer, and I have some other stuff to get done. I think we're bothering him," Duo explained.

"Oh," she replied as she headed out the door. "Well, stop by later so we can hang out and go over our physics homework."

"Bye!"

Duo turned and away from the door and sighed. He walked past Heero to sit on his bed. "I see your girlfriend finally left," a slightly nasal voice said.

"She's not my girlfriend, Hee-chan," Duo replied with a hint of mischief in his voice. *I'm not even interested in women!* Duo thought. "For your information, I have another love interest, which makes it impossible for me to care about Chieri."

"Well, as long as you keep your girlfriends out of my way, I don't really care who you're with," came the emotionless reply.

*His voice is so cold. He hasn't even turned away from his laptop to talk to me. Well, if he can be so nonchalant, so can I!* "Really, Hee-chan, I don't see what the problem is. You can always take your laptop and go elsewhere. This is, AFTER ALL, my room too!"

"Hmn."

Duo lost his cool. "What in the hell is your problem? Ever since I've saved your life, you have been ungrateful. I can see how you would carry a little bit of bitterness about being shot by me, but I think that I have more than atoned for your wounds!"

Heero got up from the desk and turned to stand in front of Duo. Cobalt eyes more into his indigo ones. "I have a mission here to accomplish. I don't feel the need to go out and get cozy with the others. This mission is the most important thing to me, as it should be for you too."

"Are you saying that it isn't? That I'm not taking this seriously?"

"That's exactly what I'm saying, Duo."

*I'll show him!* "You are the most ungrateful, aggravating person I have ever met. Believe me, this mission would be much more difficult if I wasn't involved. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to get some fresh air." Duo exited the room and slammed the door shut.

He walked down the hallway until he came to a set of stairs. He went to the top floor of the building into the ballroom and sat down to think.

*Insensitive bastard!*

*What do you expect? He is the perfect soldier! Do you expect him to feel the same way you do?*

*I just want him to respect my ability.*

*You just want him in your bed, preferable naked.*

*Well, that too.*

*No arguments today?*

*No, I am too pissed to argue. I just want to think of how I can prove to him that I am worthwhile to have around.*

*And just how do you plan to do that?*

*I dunno..*

*What good is that kind of thinking going to do? I say you get revenge.*

*Revenge?*

*Of course! You get the better of him, and he'll respect you.*

*And just how is that going to work?*

*If he respects you in one sense, he'll respect your abilities soon.*

*Wait! I think I have an idea for the perfect revenge! It will be sweet! Revenge is mine!*

He smiled to himself as he headed out of the ballroom.

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