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"_____! What are you still doing up, Love?"

You looked up in alarm from your book, "Huh?" You blinked at the man standing above you, holding a cup of tea in his hand. It was your boyfriend, Arthur Kirkland.

"I asked why you're still awake."

"I couldn't sleep…" you stifled a yawn, "So I decided to read a chapter or two of this book."

"And then the whole rest of the series, I see…" Arthur chuckled, gesturing at the pile of novels surrounding you.

"Sue me, it's interesting!" You stuck your tongue out at the Brit.

"I'll leave you to it then…" Arthur rolled his eyes and began to walk away.

"No, wait!" You called after him.

"Yes, dear?" Arthur turned back to you, a sparkle of amusement in his eyes.

"Read to me." You held your book out, giving Arthur a wide eyed, innocent look accompanied with your signature pout you knew he couldn't resist.

"Fine… But just for a bit. I have to go to work in a little bit." Arthur sat down next to you with a groan, setting his teacup on the floor.

You handed him the book with a smile and a quick peck on the cheek that made him blush.

"Ahem… Right, so erm…. 'That night I sent one of my guards to fetch my brothers. I sat in the dark, clutching the hilt of my sword until they came. When I told them what I learned, they wanted to scoop me up and take me back to Sparta as fast as-'" Arthur stopped, looking at you disapprovingly. "Really? A book based off of Ancient Greek mythology?"

"I found it on -your- bookshelf…"

"R-Right…" Arthur turned a brilliant shade of red and continued reading. His soft, melodious voice filled your ears and you closed your eyes, leaning your head on his shoulder. After a little while, you stopped paying attention to what Arthur was saying, lost in your own daydream.

---

Arthur was dressed in a sheer white toga, draped over one shoulder. He was laying on a chaise lounge, dangling a string of grapes from his fingers.

"Come closer, ______... Feed me." He commanded royally, biting into one of the grapes and letting red juice dribble down his chin.

"But, Arthur… What if I stain my clothes?" you asked, gesturing down at your own pristine toga.

"Then forget the grapes!" he cried, tossing the fruit away and sitting up, opening his arms wide, "Give me some sugar, baby."

You let out a little squeal and ran to sit on his lap.

---

Arthur chuckled, patting the sleeping _____ on the head.

"Alright, Love… Sweet dreams." He whispered, kissing her forehead and trying to stand. But _____ wouldn't release her iron grip on his sleeve. "Let go now, duckling." He chided, "I have to leave."

"No…" _____ mumbled in her sleep, "I have to… I have to give you…. Give you my sugar." She wrapped her arms around Arthur's waist, pulling him to her side and beginning to sleepily kiss his arm- probably not what she was aiming for in the dream, but hey, no one's that accurate when they're sleeping.

Arthur laughed again, picking up the sleeping ______ and bringing her to the bedroom,
"I guess work will have to wait a bit then…" he said aloud. Maybe reading books based off of Ancient Greek Mythology before _____'s bedtime wasn't such a bad thing.
I'm... tired. But I can't fall asleep. If only I had an Iggy to read to me.... :iconsighingplz:

Yes, what Mr. England is reading IS actually a book. It's called 'Nobody's Princess.' I just grabbed it off the bookshelf and opened to a random page to get the quote... Yeah....

Sweet dreams, everybody!

Hetalia: :iconhimaruyaplz:
Fic: Me
Nobody's Princess: Esther Friesner
You: :iconsexyenglandplz:
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0-Dolunay-0 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my God... :rofl: 

This is why I love to read fanfiction...
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NeonTheEletrikeWolf Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Student General Artist
I couldn't stop laughing at 'Give me some sugar baby'- I just can't even- Falling down the Stairs 
But anyway this was the best EnglandXReader fan-fic I have ever read. Neko Emoji-42 - (Kawaii Admiring) [V3] 
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piplup245 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 22, 2014
France: Ohonhonhonhon~ France Laughing - Evil Inverted 
me:Francis, plz no......
France: ma cherie, it looks lkie you got some no?~
Me: I WILL HURT YOU. *ahem* moving on, very nice one-shot. I enjoyed giving my sugar~
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MissCupcake134 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah Arthur,I need to give you my sugar. :D
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katcraft455 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It's beatiful and maybe I can pretend Arthur's reading to me and I'll fall asleep. Grazie
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Gothicchick55 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
*scrolls through fanfics and sees this one* hmm~ *clicks on it and giggles at the first sentence and keeps reading* hehe cute *looks at time* uggggg!!!! SCHOOL WHY MUST YOU HAUNT ME?????!!!!!! :<
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IndigoCode Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
*me through the dream sequence*
(First sentence) Huh, okay, this seems fine...
*keeps reading*
Vait... Vhat zhe Hölle...?:iconglarefaceplz:

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Pika-PikaCuteness Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
.-. Oh my...o///////o so glad france and england cant see in my dreams...c-can they? O.O" *hides pocket knife in pocket just in case*
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MiraakTheDragonborn Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Me:*wakes up*Huh whaaat...*rubs eyes*

England:*grins*

Me:*realization in 3...2...1..*OH MY GOD IM SO EMBARRASSED..*runs and hides*
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Rabidfoamingfangirl Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love that book!
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BlueLight01 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconasdfghplz: SO CUTE!!!!!!
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YasminKirkland1031 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
Wow. When I read the read 'letting red juice dribble down his chin' I closed my iPad and opened it again. Reason being: my iPad background is England, lying down, eating cherries, with red cherry juice running down his face.
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TheFemaleBTT Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Oh gosh, i was squirming around at the thought of England reading me to sleep.
It's just
oh my gosh, so freaking sexy- Ah, I mean, /cute/, yes, that's it.
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Japan343 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
I'd nearly slam the computer shut with a red face and I was like, "SUGAR????". So instead I slapped the computer screen. I meant it.
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xxSuperSpaciieeMeexx Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
This is so epic and hilarious XDD

England : "Give me some sugar, baby!"


Me : ROFL -laughs her ass off- XDDDD
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GoldenSong2307 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
It's 3:00am...I need to sleep...

ENGLAND Y U NO REAL!?
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chibi-chocolate123 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
oh my god. this is so beautiful.

don't we all just want an iggy to read to us when we go to sleep.
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AnimeLeaderVI Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
LOL
That was cute~!!!!
I love Reader's sleep talking!!!!!
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XAX Hilarious! i love it.. give me the sugar.. xD
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AnnaMayZee Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
"I have to give you my sugar Dx"
I can't stop laughing xD
Great fic! :D
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randomgirl1298 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You combined this and Nobody's Princess? You are awesome.
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TheAnswer-FortyTwo Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
Why thank you! (but really, I just picked a book off the shelf...)
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randomgirl1298 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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Nyote Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I think I read that book for my English class in 7th grade. xD

ANYWAYS, I love this. :)
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KanGiveHugs Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
Aw! I want Iggy to read to me in that lovely voice of his!!!!
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TheAwesomeHero7714 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist
Awww so cute. :D I would love to have Iggy read to me. Dat accent. ;D
Good job. ^_^
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Heavenly-Penelope Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
It's a cute short fic ^^
"...give you my sugar"
priceless XD XD that right there made me bust up laughing, made my night honestly.
great job!
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IndigoDreams100 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So cute
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Mikuada Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Student Photographer
So cute!
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srcpcsoha Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Duckling? That's such a cute nickname XD and I hate nicknames~

Cute story!
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CardinalDesertFox Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Ah ha! I thought it might be Nobody's Princess! (Even though I haven't read the book before. XD)

The idea for this was really cute!
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Prussian-Ninja Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Student General Artist
Iggy. Sounds like you make bedtime stories fun! :D I love this~
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5NinjaCat Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
I want an Iggy to read to me D:
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