Thor sighed. “He is building a house in the land of the dead, and once built it will be too late: we will see him no more. I went into my mother’s realm, the place beyond death, to try and persuade him.” He looked sadly at each of them in turn. “I know that you would have done the same, for Steve is our leader and our heart. There is not one of us who would not walk into hell for him. But we must face the fact that—"
“—it’s not us he wants,” Natasha said, sucking her lip. “It’s Barnes. We’ve got to send Barnes.”
Teen, not-CW compliant. This is so different, and all the more beautiful for it.