110% all poc headcanons for skulduggery pleasant characters
Imagine your OTP having a long-awaited reunion after not seeing each other for several years.
beacause the Ship was so Strong in tdotl with all the touching and the carrying and the fuckig n ””” “gentle” “ head tilts and the especially-activated-mouth-kisses-on-the-Facial-zone and Partners and the touching just so much skeleton man to val cain contact dear christ
and yeah some of that last is probably We Are Going To Die I Am Therefore Experiencing All The Waist That I Can and some I Am Glad You Are Alive Now, You’re My Favourite, It’s You, I Am So Goddamn Fucking Glad About You Please Come. Hug. but like it makes me wonder?? if after everything is done they even remember that they have separate physical forms and the boundaries that generally go with them
or like. was tdotl the journey of their true last fuck finally disappearing over the far horizon. so i m a g i n e
- the Facial kissing becoming. a common thing. like im not even talking about making-out here just as the logical next step from waist-grabbing. lil kisses. the Level-Up.
- skulduggery eventually not bothering with the lips and every so often just gently fucking butting val in the forehead with his fucking teeth
- val, counter-attacking.
- this becoming Competitive.
- skul in thoughtful detecting mode, instead of propping his chin on his hand like a functional person, figuring its less effort to just lean his jaw onto the nearest part of valkyrie and. keep it there. while she works/eats/sends abusive texts to her 3 remaining friends. he v thoughtful. this Goes On.
- val deciding in the middle of conversation w others that she want s to hug her bone man and so she is gonna hug her bone man. the rest of the debriefing going down with skulduggery talking calmly over her head and her input muffled by his shoulder pads
- "Do you want me to carry you, or…?"
- valkyrie getting antsy, cracking skulduggery’s knuckles.
- val and skul walking into a gruesome crime scene holding hands.
- in fact, val and skul holding hands everywhere. when they’re in meetings. when they’re being sneaky. when they’e marching into a fight. just constantly. they forget they’re doing it.