Pairing: Pepper Potts/Tony Stark
Word Count/WIP?: 4,615 (complete)
Recced on LiveJournal By: stars_inthe_sky
Why This Must Be Read: More than anything, this is a character study of Tony in the days after the Battle of New York, as he adjusts to new normals and just maaaaybe being ready to follow Captain America into the jaws of death. But Pepper's role in his life—and the steadiness and understanding she brings—are instrumental to that adjustment, and you just KNOW she could've prevent Civil War if she'd been around.