Hetalia: Ludwig and Gilbert One-ShotHetalia: Ludwig and Gilbert One-Shot by BeatleFreakFour
My three year old little brother stared up at me with big blue eyes in wonder, watching me as I stirred the potatoes frying on the stove. He reached out to touch the blue flames, his little chubby fingers stretched out. I grabbed his hand quickly, pulling it away and kneeling down in front of him, "Now Ludwig, don't touch the blue flames...they'll hurt your fingers a lot."
He whimpered and pouted a little, staring up at me with big eyes, "But...But they're pretty..."
I sat down and crossed my legs, pulling him onto my lap and sighing, "Well sometimes, pretty things can really hurt. Snow is pretty, but if you were to sit outside in the snow for too long, you can get frostbite."
Ludwig sighed a bit and hugged me tight, murmuring, "How come you get to be smart?"
I couldn't help but smile at that, planting a small kiss on his forehead, "I'm older, it's just things work, Ludwig."
The little boy fidgeted in my lap, his fingers grabbing at my silver hair as he tried to get comf