Avenging the Loss Avengers MansionAvenging the Loss by singory
Sitting at the control console of the communications center in the Avengers Mansion, Captain America was talking to Nick Fury at S.H.I.E.L.D. via a secure channel. "Nick, the Fantastic Four are not responding to any of our transmissions. Even the automated systems in Four Freedoms Plaza are not responding!"
"Yeah, I know that, Cap, but they may be away in another dimension. You know Reed."
"Okay, good point, Nick. I'm still a bit worried that something may be out of the norm, though, so we'll go and check out their situation. Would you be able to send a team from S.H.I.E.L.D. to help if needed?"
"Sorry, Cap, but we can't. We have a lot of work over here, and the available teams are all tied up at the moment. We'll try to help later if you need it."
"Okay, Nick, thanks. Cap out." Then Captain America closed the connection, and called all the on hand Avengers to an emergency meeting. He left the comm center,
The Fantastic Four No MoreFour Freedoms PlazaThe Fantastic Four No More by singory
Susan Storm Richards awoke from her sleep at 8 in the morning, and looked at the empty bed beside her. As had happened on more mornings than she cared to count, her husband was no longer beside her. Sue muttered almost glumly, "Well, as usual, Reed is off in his lab. Sometimes I wonder just who he is married to, the lab, or me!"
Before she could collect her thoughts any further, or call to check on Reed, Sue heard the robotic receptionist Roberta calling her. "Miss Susan, some guests are here to see you; Miss Black Cat is one of them." Sue tore off her nightgown, and quickly put on a white pullover blouse and a pair of jeans. She slipped her Reebok walking shoes on and laced them up quickly; Sue didn't have time for makeup, but she did stop briefly at her mirror to brush her hair. She then took the elevator down to ground level, and went to the front door to see her guests. When Sue opened the door, she found two women dressed in cats