Just a little something I threw together. I think its stupid. What do you people think?
“Well, well, well…if it isn’t little Pit-squeak.” The blue haired gangster bellowed.
“It’s Pit.” The brown haired angel spoke lightly, with the faintest of fear hidden in his voice.
It was Big Bully Ike and his posse of brutes. Ike’s gang consisted of Roy, Ganon, Wolf, Bowser, and Captain Falcon. Those thugs always listened to Ike, and did whatever he said. “Do This” he said, “Do That” he said, “Get me this” or “Beat up that kid” he would say. And they would do it without hesitation.
Ike’s gang was truly ruthless. They were always looking to pick on the weak. They were like predators, and Pit was caught in their sights.
He was trapped in the school’s courtyard. No where to run, no where to hide, and no one to help him.
“Hey boys, let’s say how about we teach Pit-squeak how to be a real man!” Ike said in a dark voice as he grabbed Pit by the collar and lifted him off the ground.
Pit tried to break Ike’s grip, but his strength compared to him was almost inhuman.
He kicked and thrashed and struggled to try to break free. But Ike still held his firm grip.
“Damn, he’s is gonna worry about me again. He’s such a nerd bird.” She said, holding the mid term exam paper in her hands. 32 out of 100. As she was passing through the hallway and out the door, she heard a ruckus out in the courtyard. She looked out the door to see that Ike was holding her nerd bird in the air by the collar, punching him in his face and stomach. She clenched her test paper, almost ripping it, then shoved it into her pocket with brute force.
Ike, still holding Pit with one hand, he clenched his fingers into a fist, getting ready to punch him again. He drew back his arm, and readied to launch his strike….
“Hey you!” a voice called out. “Leave him alone.”
Ike lowered his fist, he and his gang turned their head.
A girl leaning against the brick wall was glaring at the gangsters from the shadows. She took another few steps forward into the light. They immediately recognized her.
She had long, wind-blown, silver hair that trailed past her lower back and the bangs draped over the right side of her face. Everyone trembled under her blue, snake-eyed gaze that was as cold as ice, yet so fiery with a dormant and controlled rage. She wore her signature black headband, white blouse with black tie and blue jeans school uniform, with black leather boots. Everyone knew that her fists clothed with black fingerless gloves have felled countless opponents.
“Well, looks like big bad Calpurnia has come to save the day.” Ike hissed, lowering Pit, but both of Ike’s arms were wrapped around him in a crushing grip, preventing him from escaping. As Pit tried to squirm free, Ike’s grip just kept getting tighter. The pain, and the suffocating, he just wanted it to stop. Pit felt like his ribs would brake and his spine would snap.
Calpurnia had a reputation for being the Troublemaker. She rarely spoke, smiled, or showed any signs of positive feelings. People saw her as distant, and a loner with a tough life. And the others saw her as a monster.
“I said leave him alone. Or are you so stupid that you’re deaf.” She taunted Ike, walking closer to him. Now they were only a few feet apart. Ike stood face to face with Calpurnia. More or less like face to chest with Pit in the middle. Calpurnia was the shortest at the Smash Academy.
“You’ve got a lot of talk for someone so tiny.” Ike taunted with a sneer. He meant that taunt in more ways than one. Not only was Calpurnia the shortest, she didn’t have big bust. She was more like an A+ or B-. But apparently to boys, you’re not acceptable unless you’re a C- or higher. A lot of her enemies knew that bothered her. So they taunted her with it. But she learned to shake it off.
“And you’ve become so desperate for status that you’re picking on the weak.” She fired back. That was the last straw for Ike. In his rage he completely forgot about Pit, and threw him off to the side. He raised his fist, ready to strike.
“THAT’S IT YOU LITTLE….” *WHAM *
Before Ike could land a hit on Calpurnia, she had intercepted him with a punch to the face at lightning speed.
He stumbled backwards a couple of steps, but quickly caught his balance. The pain from the strike was surging and pulsing through his cheek and jaw.
When he looked up, Calpurnia was charging at him, and landed a roundhouse kick to the stomach. Which knocked the wind out of him and on to the ground. Ike, finally getting focused, quickly got back up, clenching his stomach and gasping for air. He could already feel his skin bruising.
As he was recovering from the blow, he launched forward and swung his fist at her, striking her shoulder. She twisted in the force of his punch, stumbling backwards and almost falling. She caught her footing, only to suffer another punch to her side. Which then was followed by a knee kick, but Calpurnia managed to dodge that.
After executing the dodge, Calpurnia lunged forward and punched Ike as hard as she could in his neck, causing him to lose his breath and fall backwards. He landed on his back with a thud, hitting his head on the concrete.
Ike layed there, his whole body felt like it got run over by a bull. And its name was Calpurnia. As he sat up rubbing his head, he felt a little lightheaded. He could feel the pain surging and stinging and pulsing through his body, straight to the bones.
“Boss! You ok?” a gang member said as the group of thugs came running to aid their leader. As Ike wobbled as he rose, he death-glared Calpurnia.
“GET HER!!!” their leader shouted. And at that moment, all of hell broke loose. 5 boys taller than Calpurnia all charged at her. It was like a tidal wave, and Calpurnia was about to face its wrath head on.
As Pit sat there on the sidelines, watching all the horror and chaos rampaging in front of him, Ike’s gang seemed to have forgotten about beating up Pit and now focused on mauling Calpurnia. It was like a swarm of pure rage. One by one in a non-stop attack the gang members went after her. One came from the from left, swinging his fist, Calpurnia ducked under and upper-cutted him, then she swung her leg to roundhouse kick a guy coming from behind. Calpurnia saw a shadow loom over her… * WHAM *
It was Ganon, one of Ike’s strongest gang members that just hit Calpurnia in the back with a metal pipe. She fell on all fours, gasping for breathe and having trouble absorbing the pain. She could barely hold herself up.
Pit’s heart sank.
All of Ike’s men swarmed Calpurnia and started kicking her. They were charging all of their remaining strength into their kicks, and the ones that weren’t kicking were punching and elbowing and slamming her back with their arms. Every part of her exposed body was being slammed with their powerful blows. A couple of them took out knives and started to cut her.
Soon, she was decorated with bleeding cuts, and rips in her clothes.
The neck, the face, the ribs, the stomach, the back, the legs. Everywhere. All of her vulnerable spots were being attacked. Calpurnia could feel nothing but pain. She felt she couldn’t breathe, she couldn’t think straight, and her body was about to give out.
The swarming gang of attacking brutes blocked Pit’s view of Calpurnia. But the occasional glimpses of her through the chaos showed that Calpurnia was struggling.
But then he saw something, the gang slowed their attacks. Captain Falcon fell on his back, his right leg raised higher than the rest of his body. The gap he made in the circle allowed Pit to see what was going on.
Calpurnia had grabbed him by the ankle and pulled him to the ground. She stood up quickly, and spun around, using Captain Falcon as a giant human club to make her aggressors back off a couple of steps. Then Calpurnia used the last of her strength to throw Captain Falcon at four of the gang members. STRIKE! All of them went down.
Calpurnia walked over to the pathetic heap of thugs and stood over them. Glaring down at them with pure evil in her eyes.
“If I ever catch you again, I will kill you!!!” She hissed with venom seeping through her fangs.
Ike and his gang shrieked in terror and scrambled to get away from Calpurnia.
“HELP! MONSTER!!!” a few thugs pleaded as they ran away.
“LET’S GET OUTTA HERE!!!” Ike cried.
Some of them even were sitting down and crawling away from her. But once they were a short distance away, they struggled to get up, and they ran as fast as they could too. By the time Ike’s gang was around the corner, Calpurnia and Pit could still here them screaming.
Calpurnia had won. Pit couldn’t believe it. One girl, who would be 80 pounds soaking wet, beat up six male gangsters at once. But she was beat up pretty badly. He could see the countless bruises and bloody cuts decorating her body. Most of her blouse was covered in rips, and was spotted with drops of blood. Her body slightly a limp, struggling to stand up.
Calpurnia staggered as she turned to look at Pit. He was shaking, in shock, and clutching his sides and his arms. She could hear faint whimpers and heaving breathes escaping from his lips. He was really frightened. Who would be after nearly escaping from Ike’s Gang?
“Are you ok?” Calpurnia asked with concern in her shaky voice.
She took a trembling step towards Pit. And then another. She was like a building with a weak foundation that had just been struck by a hurricane.
And like all shaky structures do, they collapse.
Calpurnia fell to the ground. She was face down on the concrete, her body lay still. Only her fingers twitching slightly. Pit got up, ignoring the pain in his sides and arms. He stood there, watching Calpurnia struggle to sit up. He had to help her.
Pit ran to Calpurnia’s side, turning her body over so she was face up.
“Don’t touch me!” She hissed. “I’m fine.”
“No you’re not. Please, let me help you.” He pleaded, slipping his arms under Calpurnia’s body, lift her and carrying her bridal style. It was difficult. His bruised sides, crushed ribs and exhaustion from the beating he took zapped most of his strength away.
Calpurnia wanted to protest, but she felt herself drift back into unconscious. The fatigue and exhaustion had finally caught up to her. In her thoughts she wanted to stay awake, to make sure they were safe. Calpurnia could here the sounds of Pit’s feet hitting the ground in a rapid beat, and the wind rushing past her ears.
“…Pit…” She uttered softly from her lips, but loud enough for Pit to hear. It caught his attention. He stopped to catch his breath and listen to what Calpurnia had to say. But instead of talking, she moved. Her second wind had came just in time. Calpurnia wiggled fast enough so Pit could ease her down. Once standing, she grabbed his hand and started running for the school parking lot. Her steps wobbly, it felt like walking in stilts on ice.
Pit was lead to a black and white 2012 Dodge Ram. “Get in.” She said.
“Are we going to the hospital? Will you be ok to drive?” Pit asked as he slid into the front passengers’ seat.
“Of course I can drive!” Calpurnia exclaimed. But the truth was, she felt dizzy. She reached for the bar under Pit’s seat, and pulled it, causing the seat to fall back. Pit was now lying down.
“Just lay down and rest. I’ll take care of you.” She told him. And he did. But he didn’t want to. He wanted to drive, because he knew that Calpurnia could pass out again at any moment. Also, she had taken more damage than he did. Pit didn’t know why Calpurnia didn’t leave him there and go to the nurse by herself. All of these thoughts buzzed through his head as his exhaustion dragged him into a deep sleep.
When Pit opened his eyes, he didn’t know where he was. As he looked around, he noticed that Calpurnia was carrying him. She was opening a door and walking into a room. As he looked around, he saw a bed, a dresser, and a window.
“Where are we? *yawn* .” Pit questioned, rubbing the sleepiness from his eyes.
“My house. This is my room.” Calpurnia answered. Before Pit could respond, Calpurnia laid him down on her bed. He watched as she limped over another door. As she opened the door and entered the other room, he heard Calpurnia open and close something.
When she walked backed into the room, Calpurnia was carrying a box. A first aid kit.
Calpurnia sat on the edge of the bed and opened up the kit. She pulled out some gauze, some Band-Aids, and a tube of some kind of ointment.
“Take off your shirt.” Calpurnia instructed bluntly. Pit jolted with shock and embarrassment.
“Why?” he stuttered, scooting away from Calpurnia.
“I need to treat you’re injuries. They could be serious.” Calpurnia moved closer.
“Then why not call a doctor!” He said with a raised voice, and a slightly red face.
“Because, if my landlord finds out that I got into another fight, she’s gonna flip out.” Calpurnia explained to Pit that she lived a two-person apartment. One half was for her, and the other was for her landlord, Jessica. Calpurnia had kept getting into fights and got into trouble for many years. It went far enough to the point where one time Jessica had to pick Calpurnia up at the police station. Calpurnia didn’t want to get into trouble again.
“Calling a doctor would draw attention, and Jessica would eventually find out. Please, just let me help you.” She pleaded.
Pit had never seen that look on Calpurnia face before. He now knew that she meant business, and that she was serious. He decided to follow her orders.
Pit slipped off his green sweater-vest and then his white button-up long-sleeved. Calpurnia blushed. A shirtless guy, alone in her room. And even though Pit was a nerd, he was pretty well built. Get a freaking grip Calpurnia! This means nothing. This IS nothing. She thought.
Calpurnia shook away her thoughts and focused on the problem at hand. She saw that Pit’s body was covered in bruises. There was even a bruise beginning to form on his forehead. Calpurnia leaned closer to Pit and observed his injuries.
Her dainty, pale fingers rested atop his rib cage. “Pit, I’m going to apply pressure to some places on your torso. And I need you to tell me how bad it hurts. Okay?”
Pit decided to go alone with it. “Okay.”
Calpurnia lightly touched a bruise on Pit’s right side. “How does it feel?”
Pit twitched under Calpurnia’s touch. “You’re fingers are cold.”
“Focus!” Calpurnia scolded.
“Right. A slight discomfort, but not painful.”
Calpurnia pressed down a little. “How about now?”
Pit’s wing twitched. “It hurts a little.”
Calpurnia placed her hand a little higher, applying the same amount of pressure. “Now?”
“Same discomfort.” He said plainly.
Calpurnia lifted her hand and placed it on his left side. “Now?”
“It hurts more than when you touched the right side.” Pit explained.
Calpurnia raised her hand a little higher, right underneath Pit’s heart, and applied the same amount of pressure that she executed before.
“Ouch!” Pit jolted slightly. “That kinda hurt.”
Calpurnia knew that something was wrong. She suspected that one of his ribs might be fractured. The idea made her worry. Not wanting to worry Pit, Calpurnia stood up, walked to the window, and pulled out her cellphone.
“Pit, you’re right. I am going to call a doctor. Just to be safe.”
“Okay.” Pit was relieved that she was doing the right thing.
“Just lay down and relax.” Calpurnia dialed the number on her cellphone and waited. Pit could only make out a few words as Calpurnia spoke in a low voice.
Not long after that, she placed her phone back in her pocket.
“They’re pretty backed up at the hospital right now, but a doctor will be here in about an hour.”
“Why couldn’t we just drive to the hospital?”
“Did you seriously not just hear me?” Calpurnia groaned.
Pit slightly blushed. “Oh right. Sorry.”
Calpurnia limped over to the bed and collapsed beside where Pit sat. He scooted over to give her room and walked over to the window and looked into the distance. I hope they come soon. Even though I might have a fractured rib, Calpurnia needs medical attention too. At that moment, Pit realized that Calpurnia needed to be checked for fractured ribs too. After all, she took on Hurricane Ike headfirst.
“You need a doctor too, Calpurnia.” Pit said, looking right into her eyes, walking over to her lying on the bed. He could tell that she was completely exhausted. “We need to check your condition too.”
Pit grabbed both of Calpurnia’s wrists and held them up past her head.
“Hey! What are you doing?” she protested. “Let me go, or I’ll hurt you.”
But the truth was, she couldn’t do anything. Calpurnia was exhausted, all she could do was wiggle around, but the pain from her injuries prevented her from moving vigorously. But she kept squirming and squirming, trying to break free of Pit’s grip. All this struggling was annoying Pit, and he had to keep her still so he could check from any serious injuries. When the opportunity opened, he grabbed his T-shirt and tied Calpurnia’s wrists to the spokes at the head of the bed. “Pit, stop it!!! What are you doing?”
Pit brushed Calpurnia’s silver hair a side from her face, and gazed into her eyes. Her right, grey, scarred eye and her left, shining blue eye were staring back into his blue ones. “I’m going to check for any serious injuries. I need you stay still. I promise not to hurt you.”
Calpurnia was nervous enough for 5 people, but this was her nerd bird tutor best friend that she was with. The more she thought about it, the more she realized that she had nothing to worry about. “I guess….” she whimpered.
Pit took a deep breath, and put on a serious face.
Pit untied the tie from around Calpurnia’s neck and began to unbutton her blouse. Calpurnia’s face grew a deep red and she yelped and shut her eyes with embarrassment.
“NO NO NO! DON’T LOOK DON’T DON’T LOOK DON’T LOOK!!!” she squealed while rolling side to side. She lifted her knees as close as she could to try to cover herself. She continued to squirm and protest, trying to push Pit away in the process.
“DAMNIT, CALPURNIA, CUT IT OUT!!!!!” Pit shouted at the top of his lungs. Calpurnia stopped immediately, not out of obedience, but out of shock. He never raised his voice before, especially to Calpurnia.
Pit looked at Calpurnia’s shocked and slightly scared expression. Now he felt really bad. She was only refluxing out of embarrassment.
“I’m sorry.” He said. “I only want to help you. It will be over soon enough.”
Pit petted the top of her head jokingly to try to lighten the mood.
“Please don’t pet me.” Calpurnia told him with slight irritate in his voice. Pit chuckled, knowing that he had made her smile on the inside. Now he had to finish taken care of her outside.
He drew his attention back to Calpurnia’s torso. He finished unbuttoning her shirt and spread the flaps. His blush just grew brighter, gazing at her beautiful, yet cut and bruised body. Her blood spotted bra clasping her breasts perfectly. But Pit knew he had more important priorities then looking at a semi-unclothed girl alone in the same room…. Pit STOP THINKING LIKE THAT STOP IT STOP IT STOP IT!!! He mentally screamed too himself.
The cuts on Calpurnia’s torso weren’t that deep or that wide, but some were between 1 to 2 inches long. She might need stitches.
“I’m going check for broken ribs like you did for me.” Pit said, and then applied pressure to a bruise on Calpurnia’s side.
“It hurts a little.” Calpurnia obliged.
Pit pressed on a spot above the previous location. Calpurnia still felt the same. It felt the same for every spot Pit checked. “The doctor should be able to fix you up.”
“Good, now can you please set me free?” Calpurnia asked.
Calpurnia sat up and buttoned her shirt back up. Her face felt so hot, and for sure was blushing like crazy. The two sat there in awkward silence for at least 2 minutes. There were two things that were driving them both crazy. One was the silence, the other was the fact that they both saw each other without their shirts on.
Calpurnia broke the silence. “Agree to not speak of this ever again?”
Pit nodded. “Agreed.” Pit looked at the clock on the room. 4:00 p.m. “How much longer until the doctor gets here?”
“About 10 minutes.” Calpurnia answered. “Why, do you wanna get away from me as fast as possible?”
“No no no! That’s not what I mean. I’m not scared of you at all!”
“No. You saved me from those bullies. And you treated most of my wounds to the best of your abilities. Thank you so much.”
“And if I was so scared of you, why would I be tutoring you?”
“Only because Palutena told you to.” Calpurnia pointed out.
“I will admit, I was a bit intimidated at first. But even if a mysterious person seems scary at first, once you get to know them, they’re not so bad. You’re no exception.” Pit smiled.
Calpurnia felt a slight lifting of the heart. “Thank you.” She smiled back.
They turned their heads to hear a knock at the door. “Come in!”
“Hello, I’m Dr. Petroa. I was sent here to escort you too secretly to the hospital, ….by a Ms. Calpurnia?”
“Yes, that’s me. A gang jumped my friend and me. I think he might have a broken rib.”
The doctor let out a sigh. “Alright, let’s get to my truck. Once we get to the hospital, we’ll examine your injuries.”
Once at the hospital, Pit and Calpurnia were checked. Pit’s rib was cracked, but he only had to stay a day in the hospital. Luckily, his wings weren’t hurt either. Calpurnia had a concussion, got stitches for her cuts, and was treated for a sprained wrist.
The hospital called Palutena to let her know that Pit was in the hospital, it was the same with Jessica. They soon arrived at the hospital and rushed into room 324, where the two were being kept.
Palutena hugged Pit snugly; kissing him on the forehead, and telling him that she was worried sick. “I was so worried. I thought you… you…” Palutena, too choked to finish her sentence, wrapped her arms around Pit again, tears runs down her face.
Jessica, on the other hand, was not so eccentric.
“I’m glad you’re safe.” She hugged Calpurnia tightly. “But I’m still upset that you got into another fight!”
“It wasn’t her fault miss!” Pit shouted. “She saved me from a bunch of gangsters. If she hadn’t come, I don’t know what would’ve happened!”
Jessica was silent. She was surprised that Calpurnia actually didn’t cause the fight this time. “Very well then. I’m sorry I made false accusations, Calpurnia. Anyway, I was worried about you too. I’m just glad you’re safe.”
At the end of the week, Pit and Calpurnia were released from the hospital. They had to admit the peace and semi quiet of a hospital was kinda soothing. But it was creepy at the same time. And they sometimes heard screams from down the hall. During their time in the hospital, they got to know each other. Talking to each other was the only thing that kept them entertained during those 6 long days. Calpurnia thought of Pit just as an annoying nerd bird tutor who she had to put up with. But it turns out that they had a lot more in common then they both thought.
As Pit and Calpurnia were walking home from school, they were still laughing at how Ike and his gang ran away from them in fear when Calpurnia shot them a death glare.
They soon approached the fork in the road where each path led to the other’s house.
Calpurnia said. “I think those bullies are never going to hurt you again, Pit”
“I hope so. I can’t just go all raw angel power on them. Lady Palutena says that it’s a rule not to beat up mere mortals.” Pit explained.
“Well, I’m not tied to that rule. But still, you should at least protect yourself. Promise me that if anyone tries to hurt you, you hurt them back, ok?”
“Fine. And I can’t thank you enough for standing up and saving me.”
“You’ve thanked me like ever 20 minutes since we got to the hospital a week ago. Also, I need my little nerd bird in one piece to help me get passing grades.” Calpurnia giggled.
“No, I mean it. I realized something.” Pit’s cheeks blushed slightly. “When those bullies were beating you up, and you were on the ground, I realized that I didn’t want to lose you…. AH! I MEAN … I MEAN I MEAN…”
Calpurnia placed a finger on Pit’s lips to stop the embarrassed stuttering. Her finger pale in comparison to his crimson cheeks. “I like you too.” She whispered.
*car horn *
“Oh, that’s Jessica. I gotta go. See ya later.” Calpurnia kissed Pit on the cheek and than ran towards Jessica’s car. She waved goodbye as the car drove away, leaving a red faced Pit behind.
A smiling, light-hearted Pit ran his fingers over the spot where she kissed. “See ya. <3”