Bucky looked up as Steve staggered through the door, dropped his shield on the floor and flopped next to him on the couch.
“You look terrible.” Bucky observed, as he went back to his book, “Villain Of The Week get a little enthusiastic today?”
“You could say that.” Steve mumbled tiredly. “I need a holiday.”
“Sounds like a good idea.” Bucky said, “You should take one. I think it would do you good.”
“Captain America can't take holidays.” Steve stated. “I've asked before.”
Bucky blinked. “You're not just Captain America, you're also Steve Rogers, and Steve Rogers should be able to take a holiday if he wants one. Especially if he
Steve just grunted, and apart from the sound of turning pages, there was silence for several minutes. Then Bucky cleared his throat.
“I can do it. I'll be Captain America for a couple of weeks.”
Steve lifted his head and looked at his friend. “I thought you didn't want to do this anymore.” he said quietly.
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