Mal knew what he was thinking, remembered thinking it himself when he was small. Finding a pool of water after the rains, tempting him, calling to him to give in and have fun. And the number of times he had, jumping in and having a whale of a time. It made the telling off he always got from his Ma all the more worth it. “I'm in something of a state,” he said softly, his mouth twitching.
“’Es,” Ethan agreed, biting his lip.
“And, you know … I don’t think I should be the only one!”
-- Fixed - Part IV by Jane0904