Note: the reader here is an Agent that frequently works with the Avengers. You have the ability to heal injuries, but with a price: whatever wound or injury you healed appears on your body at the exact same spot, with the exact same severity, leaving you suffering from an injury meant for someone else.
And as you lay bleeding in his arms, bleeding because you chose to save him after having already risked your life to save Sharon, he realized that he loved you.
He loved your soulful eyes and your beautifully curved lips. He fell for your quick wit, your sense of humor, and your adorable quirkiness. He didn't know when the feeling exactly started, now that he realized it—whether it was the time when Fury introduced you as an additional member of the team, or the countless days and nights you spent with him as he tried to adjust to this century and the technologies that came wi