Compromises pt 1
Just what I think would happen if Lin agreed to have his kids.
"Captain Bei Fong! My office now." Shouted Toph.
Crap what did I do this time.
Lin sat in the chair across from her mothers, "What is wrong with you!"
"I have no idea what you are talking about! You call me into your office and start yelling at me like a mad woman."
Toph let out a sigh, "I meant, what are you doing with your life? You're twenty eight, have a high ranking position in the force, and a great boyfriend… even if it's twinkle toes jr." she mumbled "I'm telling you this as your mother, take few years off from pushing so hard, and give yourself and Tenzin a piece of happiness in life."
Lin was taken aback by Toph's tone and choice of topic. "Ugh, why are you telling me this?"
"Because you need to hear it from your mother, a fellow Bei Fong, and someone who has been in your position." Toph 'looked' out her window hands clasped behind her back "I never wanted kids, but you and Suyin waltzed in without a second thought and I remained chief and eventually ended up with Sokka. I know you want to be chief and you will, just slow down, the position isn't going anywhere."
Lin looked down "You're right. Permission to have the rest of the day off chief?"
"I'll be back tonight, I'm going to need a drink"
"Lin! What are you doing here in the middle of the day?" asked Tenzin a look of bewilderment on his face.
"I thought I'd have lunch with you… and talk to you about a few things that came to my attention."
"Well take a seat whilst I prepare a plate for us both" he placed a plate before them both, taking a seat across from Lin "so what is on your mind?"
Lin looked down at her food letting out a heavy sigh "kids"
Tenzin started chocking on his food trying to compose himself "ahem… what about kids?"
"I was talking to my mother, and she told me some things that made me reconsider my position on the matter. Though, we need to make some compromises"
"Okay, compromises, I think that will work."
Lin took a deep breathe, this is going to be challenging "I don't want to get married. No ifs, no buts"
"Lin I don't think that's a good idea. people who aren't married with kids, are frowned upon and their kids are highly unstable"
"Tenzin, are you forgetting my mother never married, and that she had two kids, one who is highly capable of kicking your ass?"
"Fine. But I don't want you working or driving when you hit the fifth month"
Lin let out a small growl "okay, but I don't want any acolytes within 100 metres of the main house. The less people that know about the pregnancy, the better. I want them to have the Bei Fong last name and-" Lin was now grinning, "I want Kya and Bumi to be the god parents"
"You can have all that, as long as I get to choose their names."
"I think I can live with that as long as they aren't stupid."
"Okay is there anything else you want?"
"Meat. If they are airbenders they wont eat meat, but I will"
Tenzin groaned "why do you do this to me?"
"Because you love me, that's why. Also I am going to stay at the Bei Fong mansion by the six month to carry out the last trimester. I will call you when the baby is on its way. I am just going to need some time to myself. I think that's it"
"Okay, okay, so when do you want to start trying?"
Wow, this was easier than I thought it was going to be "tonight but I'm going out with my mother once her shift is over."
"But my mother and siblings are coming over tonight"
"Too bad. It's five o'clock, quitting time so I'll see you tonight" she leaned over the table giving him a peck on the lips.
"So, how did it go?" asked Toph downing a shot of whiskey.
"Quite well actually, though I think you are finally going to get that drinking challenge you wanted when I joined the force. I'm going to need to get drunk if I'm going to have Tenzin's demon spawn"
"Damn, this is what it takes to get you to challenge me, out of everything?" Toph gestured towards the bartender "Maiko, keep the drinks coming we have a challenger on our hands." All the taverns patrons turned towards the two, all smiling in anticipation of what was about to unfold.
Two hours and thirty shots of whiskey each later, both Bei Fongs were starting to feel the alcohol get to them "damn captain you sure as hell got my kidney's"
Lin just groaned " yeah, well, watcha gonna do?"
At that moment Sokka and Bumi burst into the tavern, spotting Bei Fong squared, they started towards them. "WE CLAIM THESE WOMAN IN THE NAME OF AIR TEMPLE ISLAND!"
"Ugh Bumi, go away, ten more shots and the old hag goes down" Lin said with a scowl.
"Oh Linny. don't be like that my little brother is waiting for you."
"We aren't done here," both women said taking another shot
Sokka and Bumi gave each other a look, grabbing a woman each they threw them over their shoulders, both protesting in annoyance.
"We're baaaaaaaaaaaack!" shouted Toph as she was carried inside the temple. Still flung over Sokka's shoulder.
Everyone rolled their eyes at her drunkenness. Typical Toph.
"Where is Lin?" asked Kya a little taken aback when Toph started to play with her hair.
"Here I am! And look I made Bumi's hair all pretty" Bumi stood in the doorway with two pigtails highly amused at their antics, regardless of his current status.
"LIN! You're drunk!" stated Tenzin completely flabbergasted.
"Pffft of course I am! When my officers ask me how I got pregnant all I'm gonna say is I was drunk. It's the only thing they will believe, myself included." Lin stated matter of factly. "So lets do this" she bent her armour off onto the table, then moved to sit on Tenzin's lap.
She started to kiss him in front of everyone. Crap crap, oh crap, my mother is right there, along with my siblings and uncle and her own mother. "Lin, how about we take this um ugh into another er room."
"Compromise? Yeah sure whatever lets goooooooooo."
They left their family members in utter shock.
"So what's for desert?" only Toph could break a silence like this.
A/n oh my spirits I can't believe I finished this in one go. I plan on writing more pieces for this. Ummmm if gramma is shit blame it on me being aussie we can't decide between American spelling or uk. I just wan lin to be happy I believe she deserves that much.