The day had to be perfect. Nick had been planning it for a long time, at least for two months. Two years since Val had made him the happiest man in the universe and he wanted to celebrate.
They didn't have to worry about the girls for the day. Tasha and Logan had taken the twins and Sammy was with Nathan. That left quality time with his wife and Nick was going to use every second of it.
Dinner reservations were made in Rome and the gifts had been purchased and wrapped well in advance. Now all he needed was to get his wife out of the house.
With a smile on his face he went to find her.
This Thursday, the 11th, will be two years of playing Nick and two years of being on Sages. It doesn't seem like two years already. Time flies when playing an old, cranky spy.
To those who are still around, I still love RPing with you guys.
To the respective muns of Domino, Shatterstar, Valentina, Cable, Nate Grey, TJ, Black Tom, Juggernaut(s), Kitty Pryde, Rachel Summers, Elektra, Deadpool and the other pups you all play, I'm really glad to have RP'ed with you all. I hope there is more to come. If I missed anyone, I'm sorry and please forgive me!
And a special shout out to Daredevil-Mun. A reply to one of Matt's posts is the first time Nick ever posted.
To those who have gone on to greener pastures, I miss playing with you. I was sorry to see you leave and sorry that you felt like you had to leave.
I miss all the Marvel insanity that used to happen. Who could forget Ben Grimm suggesting that Nick, Ben, Frank and Logan team up? And Sue Storm giving all the guys hell? Namor tossing boats? I can't tell you all how many times my coworkers gave me strange looks for the constant giggling and laughing I used to do. I miss you all.
It's been a great two years.
Nick stepped out of the Nexus portal and was immediately hit by a gust of cold air. He shivered against the cold and cursed winter's bite. Italy wasn't exactly warm, but it was hell of a lot warmer than this place.
He had managed to get away from the house for an hour or two. He loved his girls, the three kids and Val, more than words could ever say, but he needed a short break. The walls had started to close in around him and a bit of fresh air was just what he needed. He just wished that air was a little warmer.
His first stop had been Tasha's. Logan wouldn't let him draw another breath if Nick didn't check up on her and the kids once and awhile. Satisfied that they were all fine, Nick stepped into the Nexus and then out again, ending up in a blizzard.
Grumbling, he pounded on the door with a fist. A basket dangled from the other hand.
For natedayspring few cases of beer and
For canadianwildboy few cases of beer and stogies and
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Nick opened the fridge and removed a six pack of beer and placed the bottles in the cooler at his feet. He looked down at the six bottles in the cooler and took out another six pack. He removed another six pack from the fridge and placed the bottles in the cooler with the other two. He removed some left over pasta and placed the container in the cooler as well. Another dish of pasta followed the first.
Nick grabbed the cooler and headed for the garage. He grabbed two fishing poles, the cooler and headed toward the pond on Tasha's property.
Nate, him, beer and some food. It was a good way to spend the afternoon, despite the weather being a little on the cold side, away from all the estrogen in his house. He adored Val and the girls, but even he needed a break from them once and awhile.
Did another round of icons.
Icons are at http://www.stacyx.com/icons.html
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Black Cat, Black Widow, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Dagger, Cloak, Dr. Strange, Forge, Gladiator, Longshot, Moon Knight, Paladin, Punisher, Rogue, Shang Chi, She-Hulk, Tarantula, Vulcan and X-23.
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shield_topdog's Halloween party:
6_claws dressed as a bottle of Malaleedine.
_steelmagnolia_ dressed as something sympathetic, but what, specifically, you can't tell.
agodlesscommie dressed as a raccoon.
americanshield dressed as a large vortex.
canadianwildboy dressed as Jerry Bruckheimer.
cap_a dressed as the President of Germany.
capt_marvel_ didn't even show up and doesn't get any candy.
caroldanvers didn't dress up, spoilsport.
cassidykeeper dressed as a pimp.
clericpreston dressed as Gisele Bundchen.
contessa_val dressed as the Nasty Power Ranger.
cossandra dressed as Master Shake.
dead_girl_xstx dressed as a second baseman for the Giants.
desk_jocky dressed as Dick Cheney.
dirty_muties gets drunk, strips naked, and somehow emerges dressed as James Madison.
dreadpiratekurt dressed as a part-time software reinstaller.
fury_scion dressed as a bottle of Ronzyljar.
fuzzyblue_elf dressed as a giant skeleton.
gav_7 dressed as Mary-Kate Olsen with her very own conjoined Ashley.
ghostofmuir dressed as a goblin.
grenade_girl02 dressed as a new member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Crazy Pupil.
greyfireson dressed as a 1970's disco child.
hawk_shay dressed as the Lord of ElmVillage.
icy_bitch dressed as a disturbing self-made character called "Snotty Cootiebrain".
in_jubilation dressed as your sister.
just_american dressed as Barney the dinosaur.
justacigar dressed as a resolution, though it looked more like a kicker for the Chargers.
killerdancer dressed as Franklin Pierce.
kingtchalla didn't even show up and doesn't get any candy.
knight_misty dressed as a character from Harry Potter and the Mermaid of Flame, though it looked more like a new superhero: Snow -wave.
ktstarbuck dressed as a knight.
littleluck dressed as a rat, and it suited them all too well.
manoflatvaria dressed as a Leah's Publishing employee.
munros_not_a_ho dressed as Mary-Kate Olsen with her very own conjoined Ashley.
natchiosassin dressed as Optimus Prime.
nate_dayspring dressed as Worf from "Star Trek", and it suited them disturbingly well.
oneandonlyblink dressed as the spirit of their dead grandmother Patricia.
onlyforkilling dressed as a character from "Shadow of a Doubt".
ororom dressed as a horse.
painkiller_jane dressed as your grandfather.
powercosmic dressed as the love child of Dick Cheney and Susan Lucci.
projectileszg dressed as Jennifer Garner, though it looked more like a pirate.
rachelgrey dressed as Rutherford B. Hayes.
redheadspy dressed as a mummy.
rina_wild_thing dressed as Tom Cruise.
shadygoddess dressed as Catherine Zeta-Jones.
shaman_x dressed as Marilyn Manson.
shifters_shame dressed as a Level 1 sorcerer.
sorcererstrange dressed as the Delayed Power Ranger.
spiral2darkness dressed as the Archbishop of Flunalmax.
suestorm dressed as a 1970's disco child.
summerssenior dressed as Lindsay Davenport riding a rat.
sunday_punch dressed as a reversible ground.
terry_cassidy dressed as the Governor of Delaware.
the_new_shaman dressed as a cigarette box.
thomas_small dressed as Gabrielle Reece's father.
tj_nocturne dressed as a new superhero: Blue -streak.
ultimatefury dressed as a circulation.
vibes_r_us dressed as Nicole Richie.
violet_arrows dressed as the equator.
wadewilson dressed as a quarterback for the Saints.
webslingah dressed as a sub-adjunct sheet spreader.
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Nick looks at his wife sitting across from him on the blanket they spread out for their impromptu picnic and smiles. She's holding the twins, one on each leg, and Sammy is on Nick's lap. Val has never looked so beautiful. Nick knows he's a lucky man. A beautiful wife and three adorable daughters. A man can't ask for more in life.
He hands Sammy an orange slice and the infant grabs it immediately.
"If yer up to it after lunch, there's a few places nearby we can go look at."