A FESTIVE ENGAGEMENT - A Gotham Nygmobblepot fic
"Ed?" Ed was pacing backwards and forwards across the room. Lost in his own thoughts, he hadn't heard Oswald call his name. "Ed." Oswald repeated himself but still found he was without a response. Oswald turned around and watched him as he paced back and forth. He seemed, nervous, Oswald concluded. He continued staring at him for a moment before approaching him and placing a hand on his arm. Ed jumped. "Edward."
"Huh? What?" Ed stammered, glancing at Oswald apprehensively.
"You seem… Distracted?" Oswald smiled comfortingly at him. Ed felt himself relax a little as Oswald squeezed his arm gently and smiled up at him.
"No, I'm fine." He insisted. Oswald could tell he wasn't.
"Ed," Oswald began.
"Oswald. I am fine." He attempted a smile. Oswald felt his heart sink a little, knowing that something was clearly bothering Ed and that he wasn't going to talk to him about it. He nodded, the smile fading from his face a