Arc 1 - "Heat" of the moment


*"Is there a reason you're naked in my bed?" He wished he was being sarcastic right now.

She was, in fact, naked in his bed writhing and moaning. It wasn't all good moaning either, some of it sounded painful...

"Oh god, Nick! There you are!"

She seemed to slither off the bed, and he'd never seen her scurry around so fast. Problem was, she scurried right up to him and went straight for his belt buckle.

"Have you lost your goddamn mind fluff!?"

He kept batting away her hands as she feverishly lashed out at the only barrier between her and his privates.

She kept muttering. "Please... please..."

"Hey stop it!"

He'd had enough of this nonsense, and with his superior size, he lifted her straight up and away from him.

She tried to reach down, and it looked like she might be trying to plant a kiss on him, but she kept sticking her tongue out.

"I'm gonna call the cops if you don't stop... wait." He looked perplexed. "Aren't I the cops? But I didn't learn anything about this in the academy..."

"Nick I'm begging you!" She was like a wild animal, thrashing around.

"I don't care how hard you beg, this is ridiculous!"

"It hurts Nick!" She didn't look ok, now that he got a good look at her.

He sat down with her in front of him on the bed and essentially bear-hugged her from behind as a makeshift prison.

"I'm not doing anything until you tell me what's going on!"

"It's heat, Nick..." She was panting hard and trying to catch her breath. "I usually lock myself up for the week, but it came on so fast!"

She started rubbing her butt against his crotch, and he groaned half-heartedly. She managed to take his moment of weakness to wriggle out of his grip, and make a quick one-eighty before pouncing at him like some sort of tiger on the hunt.

Nick was already on high alert, he used the bed as a springboard to jump right over top of her.

They crashed around her apartment for at least ten minutes, knocking over almost anything that wasn't much heavier that they were. Eventually, they were both out of breath.

As the huffed and puffed, Nick looked around for his nearest exit and tried to come up with an escape plan. He'd grabbed a chair to keep her at bay and he wasn't afraid to swing it around.

"Nick, please... I'm desperate!"

"How could you possibly expect me to say yes!?" He was still completely out of breath, they both were. "You'd probably rip it off!"

"I don't want to do it with anyone else!..."

She was starting to cry, she looked as desperate as she sounded.

Nick really started to believe she was in a lot of pain, he didn't know what to do.

"I have to do it this time, Nick I can't put it off again I'm in so much pain and my body is... burning... up."

Suddenly she passed out and hit the floor with a loud thud. She was drenched in sweat and her face was still twisted up with pain.

Nick cautiously lowered his lion tamer chair and slowly made his way over to her. He reached down, ready to bolt at a moment's notice, and checked her forehead... She wasn't kidding, it felt like someone had just extinguished a fire on her head.

He scooped her up and set her down on the bed...

He spent almost four hours dabbing a wet rag on her forehead and taking her temperature. Until eventually she slowly opened her eyes.


He continued to wipe the sweat off of her forehead and didn't say anything.

"Oh gosh... did I hurt you!?"

"...No, but you were close. Good thing I came along when I did."

She looked ashamed of herself, she'd never explained her "heat" to him, and she almost irreparably damaged their relationship.

Then he took her by surprise...

"Next time this happens remember to be gentle... and give me a call."

Arc 2 -


Judy had been scolding Nick, very heatedly, about his constantly asking her to "marry him" as she drug him into a supply closet and slammed the door behind her.

He was always sarcastically making ridiculous proposals to her in front of god and the entire precinct, and she wanted it to stop... little did she know that in her rage she had just dug her own grave.

*"Looks like we'll be trapped for awhile..."

He couldn't seem to be happier about the situation as Judy pounded desperately on the door trying to get someone's attention.

"Y'know... we could totally make out right now."

She reluctantly gave up on the door and turned around to sit against it. She didn't even acknowledge Nick's blatant advances on her, knowing that he would never go through with it.

"So what is it you DON'T like about me?"

She was tired of this before they came in, and it was getting less tolerable by the second.

"Nick... if you don't stop, so help me I'm gonna-"

"Kiss me?... ok." He squatted down on his haunches to get down to her level. Then he puckered his lips and closed his eyes.

She balled up her fist and cocked it back... but then sighed and put it down.

"... I can't even remember where all this nonsense started."

"What, Me being madly in love with you?"

She briefly considered retracting her knuckle sandwich, but it was hard when he was always wairing his signature grin when he messed with her.

"It stopped being funny a LONG time ago Nick... when are you gonna give up?"

Nick momentarily let his grief reflect on his face before taking a deep breath and standing back up.

He took a leisurely stroll around the tiny janitor supply closet before coming to a stop back in front of her. He scratched the top of his snout, seemingly deep in thought.

"Let me ask you this..."

She looked annoyed beyond measure as she prepared herself for another barrage of satirical nonsense.

"Why does it bother you so much?"

"You can't be serious?"

He gave a lazy shrug and kept watching her intently waiting for her answer. She rolled her eyes and folded her legs under her to get comfortable.

"Because you won't stop. I know you're not serious, but for some reason you keep thinking that you're getting a rise out of me even though I go out of my way to show you that it doesn't."

"And when did I ever say I wasn't serious?"

She scoffed in disbelief.

"Even as I'm trying to have a serious conversation with you, you still won't stop?"

He looked sullen and scratched his wrist before trying again.

"You really think I would keep something like this going THAT long carrots?"

"I don't know Nick... you tell me."

Things went quiet for a moment as Nick turned around and scratched the back of his neck out of frustration.

"Don't you think maybe..." He turned around with a pleading expression and made sure that she could see it. "You're just going out of your way to convince yourself that I'm not serious?"

She took a second to think about it. She'd never thought of it that way before, but eventually, she shrugged it off with a laugh.

"I seriously doubt that Nick."

Nick had had enough. He knelt down in front of her and looked her straight in the eyes. Before he started he checked the knob to make sure it was still locked.

"Listen to me... Judy."

She got a deeply concerned look about her as if she was honestly worried he might try to do something despicable to her.

"I don't call you Judy a lot... right? You wanna know why?"

She nodded slowly.

"It's so you know that when I call you by name... I'm being serious for once."

She shook her head, she was so confused.

"Judy Hopps, I'm in love with you."

He looked her dead in the eyes, as serious as a heart attack. Which Judy felt like she might be on her way to.

Without warning, he grabbed her and kissed her. Not gentle, hard. He really put his back into it.

Judy finally pushed him off and gasped for breath... before slapping him as hard as she could. But then she grabbed his head and returned his serious look.

"I'll literally kill you if this is all a joke..."

He got that signature grin again.

"I'm ok with that."

Who cares how long they were in that closet...

Writer's notes: I want you to know that I (very) briefly considered going romance anime on this one complete with the use of "senpai"... but then I came to my senses.

I'll add more as I write them.