__marcelo (__marcelo) wrote,

Ficlet: Shaped (DCU, PG13)

Title: Shaped
Rating: PG13
Summary: You usually don't quite realize what's the most dangerous element in any given situation until the very end.
Author Notes: This is a nicer version of the story I first attempted to write.

Despair and corruption colored the psychic plane. He had seen worse, but it had its own unique quality. For somebody on a quest to find his place on Earth, visiting Gotham City was perhaps not the best way to...

Two shots.

John Jones ran. Faster than a human could, yet barely in time to see a man aim a gun at a silent child standing almost formally among his parents' dead bodies.

The child's mind was screaming, and the scream wasn't human.

A bat-shaped form hit the armed man. Stronger than a human could, it sent the man crashing against a wall.

You, it said with a voice from the child's forgotten nightmares. The man screamed.

The kid took one of the bat-thing's roughly anthropomorphic hands. "Come with me," it said with a voice from the martian's forgotten dreams.

Tags: fic, j'onn, j'onn fic
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