Happy belated birthday, roboclaws! I wrote a thing, and it took longer than I thought it would, but I hope that it makes you happy, because being friends with you is a thing that makes me very, very happy. The title is from “Degausser" by Brand New, and I am very grateful to angedeverdun for reading it through. 

take apart your demons, in the attic to the left (Steve Rogers/Bucky Barnes)

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In HYDRA’s clutches, without hope of rescue, Bucky tries to hang on.

”What’s important is Steve, and Bucky will not let them steal Steve from his head. He thinks about his fella—that, that is the one thing Bucky’s gotta remember. As long as he’s got Steve, he will never be the weapon HYDRA wants.”