It’s the end, guys. The final chapter.
It’s the end, guys. The final chapter.
chefs kiss 😙😙
There is more 🖤💜🦋
Pairing: Todoroki Shoto x Reader, Todoroki Shoto x Yaoyorozu Momo
Warnings: Has mature content, profanity, mentions of infidelity and divorce
A/N: barely proofread and hella late 😭🙏🏻 i'm sorry!! But ahhh we're close to the end!! Thank you to my babies who stayed up until this chapter and are still looking forward to my updates. As usual, I love hearing your thoughts! Let me know what you think!!
Momo hates being at the hospital. To her it means she failed at something. Failed at protecting herself or the people she cares about.
She resents it. The plain white walls, the smell of sterilants hanging thick in the air, the medical personnels either walking about trying to function despite being tired out of their minds or running around desperately to save someone else's life.
There's also the lot of them, either patients or just someone anxiously waiting for a test result or a goddamn miracle. Or like her, both.
She finds her breath catching when the secretary peaks in to tell her the doctor is ready to see her now. Her mind reeling back to the night Shoto bid her goodbye. She just remembers feeling so much anger and pain but all that was replaced by shame and guilt the moment she confronted you that night. Momo swallows hard, her hand drifting on her lower belly as she steps into the clinic. God, help her.
Momo spoke robotically as she told the doctor her concerns. Missed period, feeling nauseated and fatigued constantly, her breasts tender, some intense cravings and cramping on her lower stomach..
This couldn't be possible, right? It's days away from her ovulation when they last did it unprotected. She even took the morning after pill. She's not dumb. She took precautions. She's safe.. right?
Yaoyorozu felt nothing as blood was taken, her mind was too preoccupied with worries. Because what if this is karma? Wouldn't it be so ironic to get pregnant now right when Shoto just decided to end the affair after over a year? Wouldn't that just be the universe's way of saying fuck her for screwing someone else's husband and dad?
She feels bile rising in her throat as she considers the possibility of being actually pregnant. God, she isn't ready. What about her career? What would people think? How is she going to do this alone??
What if this.. this baby is her salvation? Her light at the end of this long, painful tunnel? A piece of the man she loves that she would get to keep. A soft gasp escapes her at the realization, a tear slowly sliding down her cheek.
Momo swears time has never moved this slow before in her life. So much so that she played all kinds of scenarios in her head and by the time her results arrived, she was at a state of nadir.
"Yaoyorozu-san.." the doctor starts, smiling warmly at her. Momo hyper focuses on the doctor, latching on to her every word. Her brows shoot up by the end of her statement, the burden anchoring her heart and nervousness from the dreading vanishing in an instant.
"Thank you." She breathes, a wide smile erupting from her lips as tears rim her eyelids. "Thank you so much."
And as Momo walks out of the clinic, she feels like a new person. As if she's given another chance at life. She's so happy that when she bumps into a friend, she bursts further in tears as she hugs her.
"Momo?" Uraraka was obviously startled seeing her at the hospital but she hugs her back, running a comforting hand as the ebony haired girl sobs against her shoulder. "Hey, are you okay??" Uraraka then asks, glancing up at the clinic Momo just walked out of.
"Never been better. Thank you." Momo smiles through her tears as she pulls away. Uraraka gasps softly, proceeding to wipe her friend's cheeks. "Wait, are you?-" she starts to ask, glancing back at her obstetrician's clinic.
"Yeah." Momo lets out a tearful laugh, interrupting her. "I'm good. I'm sorry, Ochaco but I have to go. It was nice seeing you though." She lets her go and the gravity hero does so too reluctantly, thinking of course she'd want to tell her family first.
"Sure, yeah! Get home safely!" She says, mirroring her contagious smile and watches Momo excitedly head for the exit.
"What did I say?" Uraraka asks Mina in shock as you walk past them, looking as if you've just seen a ghost.Mina winces and scratches her neck, asking back, "Haven't you heard of the rumors?" She lowers her voice even more and walks closer to the brown haired girl, whispering, "Todoroki is having an affair with Yaoyorozu."
Uraraka gasps, her heart falling down her stomach as she stares after you. "I didn't know." She mutters regretfully. "Oh god."
"Are you sure though? Is Momo really pregnant?" Mina asks. Uraraka nods meekly, a frown tugging the corners of her lips. "My husband asked Iida-kun and I to help on their mission after Bakugo dropped out. I then noticed Momo was feeling sick." The gravity hero explains, "She was always nauseated and fatigued. I knew she was secretly dating someone, but she never said who it was! So when I said she should get checked because I think she might be pregnant."
"After that, I coincidentally saw her come out of my obstetrician's clinic. She looked so happy, she was even crying when she hugged and thanked me." Uraraka sighs. "But God, I didn't know she was with Todoroki. I should have kept my stupid mouth shut."
Mina sighs too and pats her back saying, "It's alright, you didn't know." She then looks at you as you head to the exit, shoulders slumped and visibly trembling, due to which Mina could only guess are the sobs rippling out of you. "Poor Y/n."
Is this what you get? For thinking things are actually starting to look up for you and Shoto finally? For thinking there's a tad hope left?
You wobble in your high heels as you walk to the car where Shoto already was with Yukio. God, you don't even want to see his face right now but you don't really have a choice. When Shoto sees you emerging from the double glass doors of the hotel leading to the parking lot with tears flooding down your face, his eyes widen. Shoto jumps out of the car and runs towards you.
"Y/n, what happened?" He asks worriedly and tried to reach for you but you slapped his hand away, "Do not fucking touch me." You say through gritted teeth, rooting him in place with your tearful glare.
"Just get in the damn car. Or if you want, call a driver or walk, I don't care. I'm going home with my son." You walk past him. "I want you out of the house first thing in the morning."
Shoto swallows hard, brows shooting up in confusion. "Love, wait I don't understand, I thought-" he catches your wrist before you could open the car door. "Hey, can you tell me what's going on? What happened?" He asks again desperately, grabbing your elbow and making you face him.
"What happened is you fucking ruined everything!" Your face is red as you turn to him screaming. "And I can't believe I dumb myself down for you! Thinking we could work through this somehow or at least have a decent relationship for Yukio!" You sob as you push him away. Shoto's heart breaks all over again. He thought so too after your conversation last night. What the hell changed?
Shoto tries to reach for you again and this time you don't push him away. "Y/n, I'm trying, I promise." He mutters, voice starting to tremble.
You shake your head dismissively. "Was that speech of yours last night another one of your lies?" You asked. Shoto frowns defeatedly as he looks into your eyes, the little trust he regained last night no longer there. "What? No, I meant every word. I love you-"
"So much, right?" You asked mockingly, a wry laugh escaping you. Using his own words to throw daggers at your husband's heart. "You love me so much that you slept with someone else? That you were so ready to throw away everything, even our family?"
You pulled away from him and screamed into your palms, muffling your cries. "God, Shoto. As if hurting me and risking our son's future and well-being is not enough! You had to go and be stupid to bring another innocent kid into this world to drag into your mess!" Your chest heaves as you desperately try to push air down your lungs. The surprise that painted your husband's face made you scoff.
Shoto's mouth drops open. He is on the brink of his sanity at this point, turning pale just like you did earlier upon hearing the news. His knees feel like they're going to give in underneath him.
"Momo's pregnant?" He asks breathlessly.
"Are you expecting someone else? Did you put your dick in another whore?" You ask sarcastically and Shoto shudders, shaking his head vehemently. "Then who else could it be?? Of course, it's Momo!"
"Are you sure?" He asks, eyes blown wide with fear. You sigh heavily, stubborn tears leaking out. "At least that's what I've been told. Maybe you should go to her and find out for yourself. But as far as I am concerned, I am done with the two of you." You turn on your heel, wanting nothing more than to be with just Yukio.
"Y/n, wait-" Shoto tries again though, hugging you tight from behind. "Wait, please."
"For all the bullshit you told me last night, you at least got one thing right." You mutter. "I do not need to hurt myself further by staying with you while you clean up the messes you made. And if you really are having another kid with Momo, then I truly have no reason left to fight for us. I'm done, Shoto."
"Y/n, don't give up on me please." He whimpers, burying his face on the crook of your neck. "You and Yukio are all I have left."
"You should have thought of that before." You grit your teeth and pry his hold off of you. "I'm done."
You got into the car defeatedly and stopped short before driving off. You turned to look at him for the last time and saw Shoto still unable to process what you just said to him, staring at the ground, tears speckling the concrete by his feet. You could almost feel bad for him.
But you can't keep trying to save this relationship at your expense. You can't be the one taking all of the burdens all the time. So as much as it pains you, as much as you still love your husband after everything he's done, you're choosing to walk away.
You got in the car with a heavy heart, tears now freely falling down your cheeks. You were so engrossed with your own sorrow that you didn't realize Yukio had woken up and was looking at your sobbing figure. He pretends to go back to sleep for your sake, his own little heart breaking in pieces.
When you get home, your eyes are almost shut from all the crying. You couldn't help the hiccups escaping you even as you open the door to take Yukio from the car seat. To your surprise, your son has tear streaks staining his cheeks. Your vision blurs as a wave of fresh hot tears prick at your already sore tired eyes.
"Honey, hey." You try to plaster on a smile but it just comes out wrong, Yukio just stares at you and places his little hand on your face, wiping the tear that had just fallen. "Let's get you to bed." You picked him up and carried him into the house. You feel Yukio's small hand gently rubbing your back just like how you used to comfort him if he's scared or upset. The gesture had you biting back the impending cries that wanted to escape you, thinking how fortunate you are to have such a good son.
"You and dad are fighting again." He asks meekly as you sit him in bed to change his clothes. Yukio starts sniffling seeing how hurt you are as he looks at your face. "Mommy," he started to cry too. "Please, stop crying."
"I'm sorry." You muffle your sob, kissing the side of his head. "Mommy's okay. I'm so sorry." You hugged him tight, worry flooding you. Has he been awake all that time? Did he hear you and Shoto fighting? How much does he understand?
"Was it because of me again?" Yukio then asks, making your brows furrow. You pulled away and held his face.
"Honey, no. God, no!" You shake your head vehemently. "Why would you think that?"
"Because I don't clean my toys right away after I play? Because I always run around the house and tease Kenshin-san? Because I'm always noisy when dad is busy in his office?" He cries harder and you realize these are the little things Shoto used to scold him about. "Because I can be good, mommy, l promise."
"Tell dad I'll be good." He hiccups. "Maybe then he won't fight with you again."
You thought you were utterly broken before but wow, were you mistaken. It felt as if your soul left your body. Your sweet son thought this is all his fault and he's blaming himself. But thank heavens he didn't hear or understand what you and Shoto were actually fighting about earlier.
"Yukio, listen to me." You rub your thumbs against his cheeks and wipe his tears. "Daddy and I have problems to deal with, but none of that was ever your fault." A whimper escapes you as you hold him tight, rubbing his back soothingly to try and calm him. "We both love you so much. You're the best thing that happened to us so don't you ever say those things again."
You pull away just enough to lean your forehead against his and say, "You're the best son anybody could ever dream of having. You're kind, smart, creative, funny and so thoughtful. Your dad and I love you so much!" Your voice breaks as a broken sob escapes you. "I feel very lucky to be your mommy and I would do anything for you."
The toddler continues to sniffle, his arms looping around your neck to hug you again. "I don't want to see you crying anymore, mommy." He murmurs. You muffle your sobbing on his shoulder, gazing up at the ceiling as you try to will the tears to stop. "Okay, love. Okay." You whisper, kissing him on his shoulder. You take a deep breath and nod, wiping your eyes and face as you pull away to face him.
You smile down at him and he slowly stops crying too. Your shaky smile turns into a genuine one seeing Yukio smile back.
"I promised, didn't I?" You then lean in to kiss his nose. "Mommy can do anything for you."
God, he should have left the party earlier. Why did he really have to witness this shit?
Bakugo sighs heavily, sitting in his car and thinking he should probably just run the fucking bastard over to end his misery. Did he really just fucking got that slut pregnant?
"Goddamned asshole." He mutters as he glares at Todoroki, standing amidst the parking lot like the idiot that he is. He then sees you drive out of the building and he puts his car on drive. The tire screeched against the pavement as he stopped just a foot away from Todoroki.
"Get in." He grumbles. Todoroki blinked at him and wiped his face. Bakugo groans when another bloody second passes with Shoto just gawking at him. "Get in the fucking car and let's go see for ourselves if you really did knock that bitch up!"
Todoroki soundlessly gets into Bakugo's customized orange and black Pagani. Bakugo exhales sharply as he starts driving. "For a damn second there, you had me rooting for you, Icyhot." He grumbles. "I thought maybe you were just stupid but you actually do love Y/n and can still deserve her. But if ponytail is really carrying your kid, then.. shit."
"If she is, then I have to take responsibility." He mutters. "For everything that I did. Y/n would probably never forgive me. But I deserve that. I just hope she won't keep Yukio from me."
Bakugo throws a quick glance at him, trying to decipher what's really going on inside his head.
"And if Yaoyorozu isn't pregnant? What then?" Bakugo asks. Shoto looks as if he hasn't considered that possibility. Bakugo almost reached over and smacked him thinking, did he really fucked his mistress raw? How stupid is he??
But then, Todoroki clenches his jaw and says, "Then I'll do what I promised you earlier." He says with a determined look on his face. "Get my shit together and win back my wife and son. This time, making sure I actually deserve to be in their life."
"Are you sure about this?"
Yaoyorozu smiles at her dad and gives him a hug. "Yeah, dad." She then sighs. "I just hope mom will eventually come around and forgive me." Her dad rubs her back and squeezed her once before letting her go.
"Your mom loves Y/n as her own." He says, tucking a loose lock behind her ear. "What you did is terrible but not completely unforgivable, especially now that you've realized how wrong you are and are regretful about it. But I want you to reach out to Y/n, to continue asking for her forgiveness."
Momo nods, her lips quivering. "I will, dad. Just not right now, things are still so fragile and Shoto did say they're going to try and work things out." She sighs. "I don't want to get in the way of that. So this would probably be best."
Her father sighs too as he glances at the last of his daughter's luggage being loaded on the car. "If you think so, darling. Make sure you take care of yourself. And call me the moment you land."
Yaoyorozu hugs her father tightly and says her goodbye. But then she sees Bakugo's outrageous sports car pull up in front of their manor. Her eyes widened seeing Shoto in the passenger's seat.
"What is he doing in here?" Her father asks and Momo had to place a hand on his chest. "Dad, please. He's probably just here to say goodbye." She murmurs. "Let me talk to him. Get inside, I'll head to the airport right after. I promise."
Yaoyorozu's dad fixed his glare at Shoto then back at her. "No more mistakes, Momo. No more." He warns, gaze softening as he cradles her cheek before heading to the house.
Momo sighs and nods at her driver to go wait inside the car. She then meets Todoroki halfway and eyed Bakugo behind him who remained seated inside his car.
"You're leaving?" Shoto asks as he stops in front of her. Yaoyorozu nods and crosses her arms over her belly, making Shoto's eyes zero on it.
"Yeah, I figured this is better,for all of us. Start anew." She murmurs. "I'm so sorry for everything."
"Me too." Todoroki says and wets his lips. "But what about the baby? Didn't you plan to tell me?"
Yaoyorozu looks taken aback, her brows knitting. "What?"
Shoto closes the distance between the two of them and holds her arms. "You're carrying our child. That's why you're leaving, right?" He sighs. "If that's your decision, I'll respect it. But I want to help you through it. I want to work on myself for Y/n and Yukio. And taking responsibility for you and our kid is a part of it-"
"Wait, wait, stop-" Momo places a hand on his arm, shaking her head.
"I'm sorry, Momo. I am choosing Y/n. But I'll support you on this, I won't abandon our-" he continued to ramble on and Momo had to physically shut him up.
"Todoroki, I am not pregnant!" She practically screams at him out of frustration.
Shoto rips her hand away from his mouth and stares at her in.. relief. "You're not?" He asks, he could not help the small smile tugging the corners of his lips.
"No!" She shakes her head vehemently. "Who told you?" Momo asks out of curiosity but before Shoto answers, her eyes widen, recalling her interaction with Uraraka a few days ago and her mouth slacks. "God, it was my mistake. I'm so sorry." She then says but to her surprise, Shoto hugs her.
"No. I'm sorry." He says and then sighs. For the first time in a while, Shoto feels hopeful. There may be a chance left for him and Yaoyorozu to redeem themselves.
Momo took a deep breath and hugged him back tight. "I forgive you. I hope one day Y/n will forgive us too." She murmurs. Shoto pulls away first and gives her a sad smile. "If there's one thing I'm sure about my wife, it's that she's the strongest and most loving woman I know."
"Do everything to win her back. You won't get to find another woman like that." Momo says with a tearful smile, cupping his cheek. "Make sure this time around, you deserve her and never take her for granted."
"I will." Shoto murmurs. "Take care of yourself, alright?" He says and Momo exhales shakily. She couldn't help herself and hugged him one last time. She still does love him but now knows her place. And his place, which is by your side and Yukio's. "You too, Shoto." She mumbles against his shoulder.
"Alright, alright! Jesus." Bakugo rolls his eyes as he pries the two off of each other.
"So you're not knocked up, right?" Bakugo clarifies, Momo glares at him but nods anyway. He then turns to Shoto and slaps his arm, "Congratufuckinglations, you won't father another gremlin. Now let's go!" Bakugo grumbles under his breath, "You two keep hugging like that you might end up making a fucking sequel to your damn mistakes."
He then grabs the front of Todoroki's dress shirt and practically drags him to his car. Fuck's sake. The things he does for you.
Before he gets inside, he hears Yaoyorozu call after him. "Bakugo-san!" She doesn't know for what exactly, maybe for driving Shoto here? But she says, "Thank you." Feeling as if it was only right for her to say that to him.
Bakugo looks at her for a whole second and sighs. "Sure. Just go on and get the fuck out of here." With that, he settles back in his car and drives off without another glance at the girl who single handedly destroyed the woman he loves.
"Thank you, Bakugo." Shoto says as Bakugo pulls up in front of his house.
"I didn't do shit for you." He grumbles, keeping his glare out the windshield. Shoto nods and undoes his seatbelt. "I know. It won't diminish the fact that I owe you though."
"And I'm sorry, for the things I said to you before. I guess I was just intimidated because deep down I knew that you are doing a better job at caring for my own wife and son." At this Bakugo meets Todoroki's gaze, his grip on the steering wheel tightening.
"And if I don't win Y/n's heart back, if she falls in love again, I sincerely hope it's with you."
You sat in your old shared bed and took in every corner of it, reminiscing the early years of your married life made you smile sadly. With a resigned sigh, you head to the walk-in closet and pull out your suitcases.
The clothes pile in as you choose the ones you want to keep. Mostly ones that are given to you by Fuyumi and Rei. That doesn't stop you though from seeing the ones Shoto personally gifted you with making your chest pang with ache. And when your hand fumbles over that particular tyvek garment bag amongst the rack of dresses and gowns, you froze.
It's your wedding dress. The one you told Shoto you'd pass on to your daughter. The one Shoto says you'll two have once Yukio was five, which he is now. Shoto was so sure your next kid would be a girl.
You turn away from it briskly and settle on the carpeted floor to start folding in the ones you decided to keep. Moments later, you see Shoto emerging in the doorway.
He walks to where you are and sits across from you. "Shouldn't I be the one packing?" He asks softly. You merely shake your head and keep your eyes on the clothes in front of you. "I changed my mind. I can't stay here."
Shoto nods quietly and then starts helping you. You watch him, seeing him folding the way you taught him to. Remembering it was one of the few disputes you two resolved as a married couple. You got sick of cleaning after the clothes he tried on and decided not to wear. So one day, you left it until he came home and told him, "I'll teach you how I want your clothes folded. This way you'll know it's not as easy as I make it look."
You remember the startled look on his face and the focus he had when you started teaching him how to do things your way. Since then, there weren't any shirts on the floor or any article of clothing out of place.
Why couldn't it have been that easy? You ask yourself as you continue looking at your husband sadly.
"She's not pregnant." Shoto mutters, breaking the silence. "And she's leaving. I don't know though if it's just out of town or out of the country. I didn't ask."
That stopped you from resuming what you were doing and had you holding your breath.
"And we've said our goodbyes, Y/n. We both regret what we did to you." Shoto looks up at you sincerely, holding his breath as he waits for you to respond.
You swallow hard and avert your gaze. "I can't forgive you both just like that. And our son blames himself for our fights. So when I tell him about our separation, how do you think he'll react?"
"Let me talk to him, Y/n." He murmurs. "I'll tell him the truth."
Your heart aches as you stare up at him in disbelief. "Shoto, he's just five."
"I'll tell him it's all my fault. That you tried everything to keep our family together but I have problems that I need to sort out which I can't do without hurting him and you." He says and you shake your head, wanting to refuse putting your son through this. He's too young.
"I mean it, Y/n." He reaches over to grab your hand. "I love you. And even if it meant letting you go and letting Yukio hate me because of the truth then so be it. You've protected him from me long enough. It's time for him to see that his dad isn't the perfect man he thinks he is."
"Let me apologize to him and tell him I'll be better." He raises your knuckle to his lips. "Just please, Y/n. Give me a chance to fix this."
You take a deep breath, willing the chaos in your mind to quiet down. It's like whatever path you take, you'll end up having your heart more broken than it already is. Either way, Yukio gets hurt. But maybe Shoto is right. Maybe you need to stop protecting him and let him take the fall for once, even if that means opening your son's eyes to the bitter truth.
Before you decided to have Yukio, you and Shoto did it together head on. Now it's only fitting that when you decide for his future, you and Shoto get to do it together too.
So you promise yourself that this will be the last time. The last time you'll allow yourself to have faith in your husband, in high hopes that what you're doing is what's best for Yukio.
With a deep staggering breath, you squeezed Shoto's hand and nodded, saying, "Okay, Sho.. I'm trusting you."
And you hope this time, he won't make you regret it.
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Part 3 of BNHA/MHA Dragons!!!
Do you think discourse in the BNHA universe would be like the ones we have? Like ok…imagine this
Some streamer in the BNHA universe: hey guys do you want to see what I got today? I think it’s pretty cool and funny looking *pulls out a shitty animal mask that was bought from a costume store and puts it on* isn’t it neat? I think it looks kinda goofy and a little creepy
Some human in chat: uhm…yikes….that’s totally appropriating people with *insert animal here* mutant quirks and it’s offensive
Another human in chat: uhhh “mut*nt” is a slur stop calling them that. You’re part of the problem….
Another human on social media later: so this is a callout post for a streamer who bought a *insert animal* mask and said it was “funny” and “scary” looking. This is so offensive and just all around shitty. I hope Endeavour burns them alive
Person with ACTUAL *insert animal* mutant quirk: guys….shut the fuck up. This isn’t appropriating anything nor is it offensive….these things were made before quirks were a thing…calm the fuck down no one is mad. It’s only offensive if you make fun of mutants (which is NOT a slur you weirdos) or pretend to be a mutant while wearing one or not. Wearing an animal mask is not offensive in its own. Leave these people only holy shit. If you’re not a mutant you don’t get to say what’s offensive or not.
I feel like it would be just as fucking bonkers as it is in our world. Actually if you have anymore examples of this please share omg I wanna laugh at what y’all come up with
"you and me were not the same"
that phrase goes for them
Will I ever finish a sketch?
The Patchwork Boy
If I was to do a My Hero Academia rewrite, would anyone be interested?
I was planning on making the reader Shoto’s twin — solely because of the angst that could be involved in that. And also making it a Bakugo Katsuki pairing.
I really wanna know if any of you would be interested!! And if any of you have any ideas you’d like to add!
(nsfw audio) SHOTO TODOROKI; [ source ] [ moan m.list ]
Monoma: You lying, cheating, piece of shit!
Shinsou: Oh yeah? You're the idiot who thinks you can get away with everything you do. WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD!
Monoma: I'm leaving you, and I'M TAKING MEI AND SHOUTO WITH ME!
Midoriya, picking up the Monopoly board: I think we're gonna stop playing now.
I think people who say Rei is just as bad as Endeavor because she “agreed to have kids” (which I think is a complicated and dodgy topic, but for the sake of this post I won’t necessarily deny) are ignoring a lot of context in the bnha world. Like, it seems that Quirk marriages are fairly common in certain circles and probably many people hope for/aim for powerful Quirks in their children. That doesn’t mean Rei’s reasoning gets a free pass or anything, just that she was most likely raised in a context where this was seen as normal, where marrying for power/ for you/your family’s benefit is also normal and considered the responsible thing to do. (I also think Americans have a bad problem with assuming literally everyone ONLY marries for love/that’s the only moral reason to get married ever, but that’s an even messier topic.)
It doesn’t mean she consented to or expected Endeavor to be as ragingly bad a father/as abusive as he was. There probably exist similar marriages in the bnha world where the participants turned out rather happy or at least emotionally unscarred. My point being, if in her world this was considered normal to an extent she probably didn’t predict that Endeavor would abuse them all. From how their first meeting reads, it seems she couldn’t have predicted anything like that, because he was rather quiet/could be perceived as polite to her in the beginning. You can still say it’s wrong in general to agree to a marriage/have children wherein Quirk power is a factor, and that’s valid, but, this is a LOT different than choosing to abuse your children. From Rei’s point of view, with the context and upbringing she had, “he wants to train the children for hero work” is different from “he’s going to push one child so hard and then abandon him so he starts to self harm with his powers, neglect the other two, and physically abuse the youngest,” so it’s really dumb to me to act like Rei CHOSE to have children that she *actively knew* would be abused. You could criticize her for continuing to have children as the situation worsened, but again, the consent and power dynamic gets REALLY REALLY dodgy in the Todoroki flashback chapters and that’s really easy to see - especially as we’re shown he was physically hitting her when Shouto was a baby, and this most likely started before the first instance we’re shown. The timeline is murky and we also don’t know quite what things were like with Touya after Natsuo was born, because when he broke down, Shouto was already there, so we can’t simply say “Touya going crazy should have clued her in.”
Again, it’s not wrong to criticize her choices and you can think she got married for the wrong reasons. But it’s just silly to act like she actively knew how awful things would turn out and didn’t care what would happen to her kids and CHOSE abuse when that just doesn’t line up with her characterization or even just..a rational line of thinking.
The names Shoto Todoroki 🤍❤️