Imagine, after his recovery, Bucky falls in love with words.
Howard TonyStark tells him that he could find everything he needs on the internet, Bucky collects hard copies of dictionaries, thesauruses, and nearly every other kindgenre of book, in every language he can find (nearly…
Anonymous said: Imagine Bucky really took that double date to the science expo because he secretly had a huge celeb crush on Howard Stark, and Steve is totally oblivious about it... until he finally introduces them.
Bucky’s eyes are wider than saucers.
"That’s…that’s him," he says, voice hoarse and breathless in Steve’s ear. "That’s really him. He’s coming right this way. Steve, he’s -" He breaks off mid-sentence, whipping around at neck-breaking speed to check his reflection in the window beside them. "My hair. Please tell me my hair’s lying flat."
"Your hair’s fine, Buck. Real handsome." Seeing Bucky this flustered is…interesting, to say the least. Steve does his best to make his smirk look like an encouraging smile; Bucky doesn’t seem to notice.
He’s too busy staring at Howard Stark, a faint tinge of colour rising in his cheeks, hands fisting nervously in his pockets.