Mistle-NO! (Bucky Barnes x Reader)The Christmas party at Avengers Tower had been well underway since everyone woke up. By now it was evening, and everyone was trying to have a nice time...everyone except for Bucky, who was being a grouch. This was his first Christmas since being rescued from HYDRA. He was still experiencing difficulties with adjusting to a normal, modern life, and he was also finding it hard to feel the same festive spirit that had captivated everyone else. Totally understandable, but everyone would be lying if they said they didn't notice it. During most of the games, he would just lean up against the wall or sit in a chair, watching from the sidelines - either with a far away look in his eyes or a dark scowl directed at whoever was being loudest at the moment.
During a break in the festivities, you and Clint were playing the standard shake-and-guess game with the presents, just like little children. Natasha was helping Pepper dish up the latest batch of sugar cooki