Okay next request done! Another swimming one I'm afraid this one is for kitkittykats, I hope you enjoy!
This is my longest one yet!!
Also thank you all for the favs and the watches, I try to thank everyone in turn, but sometimes there's just too many of them! Thank you to all who are patiently waiting for their requests as well.
Shihagami signing off~
The waves lapped on your feet and you slid into the pool. You let yourself float for a while, closing your eyes and letting your (h/c) hair loose in the water. Your face warmed with the sun and you smiled. Today's gonna be another great workout, you thought to yourself.
You stayed like this for a while, simply enjoying feeling the sunlight on your body. Your rest was disturbed however, by suddenly being dunked underwater by three pairs of hands. You struggled and they raised you out of the water and on top of the three boys' heads.
You squirmed trying your best to get free, not that you weren't enjoying yourself. The boys let go of you at the same time and you dropped into their arms. They all grinned like idiots and you were giggling your head off.
Hearing the whistle signalling the start of training, you shoved them off and quickly got out of the pool. You made your way to the shower and completely doused yourself. You felt the boys follow you. Sensing him stand behind you, you looked over your shoulder and up at him (you were the smallest on the team by far). You caught his green eyes with your own and grinned at him. "Toni, could you... please..," you teased him, looking up from under your lashes and parting your lips slightly, "...tie up my hair for me?" You gave him your sweetest smile and when he nodded, blushing slightly, you gave him a hair band.
He carefully grasped all of your hair and tried to tie it together when you felt his hands let go. You turned in time to see Gilbert and Francis chuck him in the water laughing. The two turned to you and Gilbert ruffled your hair which made you scrunch up your face.
Francis took your hands in his and spinned you so that your back was facing him. He started combing his fingers through your hair expertly and quickly slipped the band over it, securing it in place. Spinning you again, he clasped you against his chest and rested his chin on your head.
"So ma chérie, another good training session today, oui?~" You nodded and was released from his grasp. You walked over to the starting block and pulled on the goggles Gil threw you. You nodded at him in gratitude and your training mood washed over you. Your expression turned blank and you concentrated hard on your breathing.
You dived in, slicing the water swiftly with your dive and swimming underwater as far and as fast as you could. When you finally found the need to breathe again you slowly paddled up, letting your ears get used to the slight pressure-change.
You arched back, breaking the water's surface and earning a loud applause from your audience AKA the rest of the swim team (being basically the BTT and the supervisor) You grinned at them: "So how many?" They cheered loudly. "4! That's a new record!" They clapped again and you mimicked little bows for them in the water.
"So boss, what're we gonna do today?" The BTT gathered round the supervisor and asked. Stretching their muscles and pulling poses they asked: "Distance?" "Endurance?" "Speed?"
"I'm afraid we've got something a bit different today. We've been asked to help a student who, due to some circumstances has never had the opportunity to learn how to swim." The boys sniggered and looked round when they heard the door open.
The boy standing in the doorway was slightly built and had pretty eyes. His brown hair was strapped down by the goggles he was wearing. Trembling slightly he walked into the room and surveyed us. "'ey, I know 'im!" Francis pointed at him and laughed," He's zaht nerd who sits reading his book all zhe time!"
The three of them broke down in giggles and boy's face soured. He pouted, "Teach, do I really have to do this with these jerks?" "Lovino, we've been over this. If you can't swim even a little bit, I'm afraid you're going to be held back a year." Lovino paled and muttered at his feet.
You swam over to the side and looked up at him. "Don't worry. I know these jerks can be total arses, but hey that means we get to laugh at them right?" You smiled at him, trying to be nice. He blushed slightly, sitting on the ground in front of you and held out his hand. "Lovino Vargas." You took his shaking hand and squeezed and shook it. "____ ____, pleasure Lovino."
You propped your head on your hand. "So, can you swim at all? Or do you just sink?" He looked away, pouting again. "I can float," he mumbled. "Okay, then you won't mind me doing this." He looked at you in surprise and pulled on his hand so that he tumbled into the water next to you.
He jumped up and spluttered loudly. "What the hell!!" He quickly got out and started cussing at you in Italian. You were taken aback, you wouldn't have done it if you knew he would react this badly. Antonio scruffed his hair up and Francis patted his back. "Kesesese, dude, don't get your pants in a twist! It vas just a bit of fun!"
He sighed and looked at the floor. "Just don't do that again..." he mumbled. Gilbert pretended to cock his ear. "Vhat's that? Do it again?" The three boys picked up a squirming Lovino and threw him in the pool on a count of three.
You couldn't help yourself but laugh at the disgruntled Italian as he got out of the water and sat on the side, glancing over his shoulder.
You laughed again and sat next to him. "Teach, what does he need to learn?" "Breaststroke at the very least, crawl if it's possible."
You nodded, "Okay, Lovi, we'll start with breaststroke then, alright?" He grumbled, but sighed in agreement. "Yay!" You slid back into the water and gestured that he had to come in as well. He did so gingerly and slowly but surely made his way to the shallowest end of the pool.
The BTT glared at him. "Teach, so does the chica teach him or do we?" Toni put his hand on his hip, keeping a close eye on the banter between you and Lovino.
"Well, you guys would probably just drown him, so he couldn't even dream of touching her. So I'm going to let her take care of him." They started to protest, but were cut off by the supervisor again. "As for the three of you, we'll be doing endurance butterfly kicks." They looked at each other and groaned.
Back to Lovino and you!
"Pull your stomach muscles in, erm, pull 'em up. Come on! As if there's an invisible string attached to them and it's pulling you up." You poked his stomach which made him loosen them and thus sink into the water again. "You almost had it! Come on, again!"
He wiped the hair out of his eyes. "You know you're a slave driver woman?!" You placed your hands on your hips. "As long as you can swim a length by this afternoon, I don't care what you think. And if you can't float properly, you can't do anything." You sighed, he'd said he could float, heh, yeah, right! With his feet on the ground maybe!
He growled at you and tried again. He.. did he just get it on the first try?! Yeah, yes he did! You glomped him. "Lovi, you got it! See you can do it you put your mind to it!" You smiled at him, his face tomato-red. "H-hands off woman!" You released him, still grinning at him.
"Okay, breaststroke next!"
The three exhausted boys looked over at you, not that you noticed. They pouted in unison, you looked like you were having the time of your life. Gilbert growled and Francis shared a look that spoke murder with Antonio. He cracked his knuckles, they had a plan to humiliate him....
You watched Lovi swim towards you, his head sticking out of the water. You giggled; he kinda reminded you of a tortoise. "It's okay Lovi! Take a deep breath and exhale through your nose when you put your head underwater okay?" He grunted in response and tried it. Immediately he sped up and reached your side of the pool easily.
You applauded him. "You got it!" You high-fived him and gave him a big hug. "Thank you bella." He gave you an awkward sort of grin and hugged you back, doing a little victory dance.
Suddenly he was ripped away from your arms and you stared into Gil's crimson eyes. "Say chica, you think he's ready for a race?" You looked past Gilbert to see Antonio holding Lovino in a choke-hold, arm around his neck. Lovi spluttered and you glared at the three. Francis stroked your face and Gil hugged you. "Say, ma chérie, ve don't vant you ruining zhat jolie face of yours do ve?"
You raised your eyebrow. "Hands off the merchandise, Fran, Gil." You struggled out of their hold and went over to release Lovi as well. "You okay?" He nodded, holding his neck lightly.
"So, a match?" They nodded. "You feel up to it, Lovi?" He grumbled.
"What are the stakes, you massive jerks?" Their eyes widened at the insult and Gil stroked his chin. "Vhat say ve do zhis? Whoever vins gets a hot kiss from zhe vone and only ___! Kesesesesese~"
You blushed and looked at the ground. Lovi stretched his arms and said: "Count me in," in a certain voice. "Hey, I haven't agreed to this!" But the boys merely made their way to the starting blocks. All of them apart from Lovino of course, winked at you and blew you a kiss. You sighed, but a devilish plan began brewing in your head.
The supervisor stood at the side. "Alright, on your marks, get set, go!" You squealed loudly as you pretended to fall to the ground. You wiped away a tear from the corner of your eye and squirmed in fake pain. Francis, Antonio and Gilbert immediately came to your aid, whilst Lovino just dived into the water, getting a really big head start on the others.
They surrounded you and picked you up carefully, asking if you were okay and everything. They stopped when Lovino cleared his throat loudly and got their attention. They turned to see him at the other side of the pool, swinging his legs in the water.
They shuddered, knowing what you'd done and glared at you. Then they picked you up and tossed you in the water like a sack of potatoes. "Zhat's vhat you get!" they shouted loudly, their different accents mingling. You giggled and got back out, only to be attacked by their tickling hands.
You were taken away from them and looked at the owner of the strong hands holding you. "Well hi there, Mr. Winner." You giggled again breathlessly as he flushed red. " I guess I'm your prize then, so you get to kiss me." He stooped down and kissed you on the cheek lightly.
Gilbert and Antonio glared daggers at him and Francis muttered under his breath: "Pussy."
He grinned at Francis: "Still a pussy now, Francypants?" Lovino dipped you down tango-style and your lips melted against his. You licked his bottom lip and he was about to open his mouth when you both felt your feet lift off the ground and crashed against the icy water (for the so maniest time that day).
"Get a room, you two!" Francis whined, shaking his golden locks about. You laughed with Lovino and hugged him in the water. You nuzzled his face with your own and smiled. He kissed you again, laughing like an idiot. The supervisor stared at you. Well well well, the swimmer and the geek, who'd have thought?