April 30th, 2015

MCU: Tony Stark is awesome

Iron Man: Sick Leave

Title: Sick Leave
Characters: Pepper Potts, Tony Stark, J.A.R.V.I.S, Happy Hogan
Rating: PG
Warnings/Triggers: illness, surgery, some swearing, innuendo, Tony Stark being Tony Stark
Spoilers: None (set Pre-First Iron Man Movie)
Pairings: Flirty Pepper/Tony Friendship
Word Count 8,444
Summary: When Pepper falls ill, she winds up with a visit to the ER, some time off work, and is treated to the unique brand of Stark care-giving.
Author's notes: I literally started the story 7 years ago, didn't get very far into it at the time, found it a little while back in an old folder, and I somehow remembered the plot I intended for it. I've completed it now, adding in some of the character beats we've learned in the past 7 years. It's long, but I've cut at least 1000 words out of the original draft, so it could be longer. I blame Tony. He loves his words.

This is set before the first Iron Man movie, probably by about six months to a year.

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