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Fire and Ice - Recovery IPUpon awaking in the hospital, Ari noticed a dark haired man in the chair next to the bed. As Ari's vision became slightly clearer she realized it was her commanding officer, Roy Mustang. His head was on his arms and he was hunched over onto the bed, sleeping. Looking closely, Ari noticed how worried the man's expression was. Looking to her left, she saw a choppy blonde standing at the door, talking with a nurse.Noticing that both men were her own co-workers, Ari smiled softly. "You know, you don't need to fuss over me." She commented loudly to gain everyone's attention. "I'm just a secretary that belongs behind a desk and not in a hospital bed."This had startled the sleeping officer and he now sat wide awake staring at his secretary before clearing his throat and trying to regain a composed look. "Well, since there aren't any side effects from whatever they drugged you with, I suppose I could allow you back to the office. Though, seeing as you also had a couple of broken ribs, you sh
Fire and Ice - RescueMeanwhile, the office was a flurry of activity as morning had arrived and Ari was nowhere to be found to organize it. Everyone had seemingly become complacent with having Ari around to help with keeping everything organized and finished on time. When the ransom call came in, though, everything came to a crashing halt as Roy gave Fuery a silent nod to have the call traced, and the rest simply knew that a rescue mission was going to occur. "So... You have my secretary as your hostage, do you?" Roy calmly questioned trying to stall long enough for the trace to be successful. "Why, if I may be so bold as to ask, did you take her?""She's a state alchemist, and a close friend of the Fullmetal Alchemist." Greed answered. "She's unharmed and will remain so, as long as I get 100,000 cenz and a meeting with the Fullmetal.""Very well, but can I ask your name?" Roy asked before getting a concerned look from Havoc and Hawkeye."Colonel, you know Leroux wouldn't want you to just hand