And there was a certain look they shared, the one they both used when they thought Ed was being unreasonably stubborn.
Always on Al's face was that soft, sad expression, paralleled by the fierce unyieldingness on Ed's.
On the first night, he comes to her as her teacher.
Like the touch of Izumi-mommy's hand in mine, like her voice in my ears.
"What do you mean, you're PREGNANT?" Ed yelled through the door.
You'd have to be inhuman not to quake in fear when she stares you down.
As much as he loved his family, Alphonse Elric wouldn't have traded these moments alone for anything.