Fandom: Iron Man (MCU)
Category: Vignette. Friendship.
Summary: Because really, why does Tony Stark do anything?
Time Frame: Pre-Civil War, post IM3 in my head, but open.
Word Count: 145.
Note: Written for the random word prompt of “tick.” Also, this one is for Beck. Again.
Rhodey looked at Fury in disbelief.
"He did what now?"
"You heard me," answered Fury.
Rhodey sighed. "Yeah, I did. I just don't want to believe it."
"Believe it, Colonel," said Fury, leveling his good eye at Rhodey.
Rhodey sighed again. "I'll deal with it."
"See that you do," he said. Then he turned and strode out of the room without looking back.
Rhodey groaned and picked up his phone. He needed backup on this one.
As he dialed Pepper, he shook his head in disbelief. This was one for the books. He wasn't looking forward to her reaction one bit, and he honestly wasn't sure how Tony kept ending up in situations like this.
Because despite not being a genius, he understood what made Tony's heart beat.
But even after all these years, he still hadn't figured out what made him tick.