Title: Her Own Hero (god, I'm SOOOO creative!)
Characters/pairings: Artemis Crock, with a little Wally/Artemis if you squint.
Rating: K+, mostly for a little implied abuse
Word Count: 1, 479
Notes: Done for day one's prompt of the December Drabble-thon on Tumblr! I am forever enamored with the idea/headcanon of Artemis having admired and/or crushed on Kid Flash when she was younger. In fact, I thought, well
just read. Ah, also profuse apologies to my loverly Gwen, I think some of her headcanon for Artemis' past may have attached to my brain.
I'm the hero of the story; I don't need to be saved.
Regina Spektor, "Hero"
Eleven years old
Her face hurts.
She kneels in the center of the room on her knees, between her own bed and the one where Jade used to sleep. Delicate flaxen wisps of hair hang loose from her ponytail, tickling her nose incessantly as she stairs blankly at the