Don’t you dare close your eyes.

You close your eyes and it’s all over. But I have to stay here, in this world, alive and without you. By myself.

I need you here, Tony. You can’t leave me, not like this. You’re going to live through this.

Please.

Tony, listen to me. Don’t close your eyes.

AU!Steve/Tony: In which Steve is at Tony’s bedside as he dies, and loses the man who made his life worth living.

(Source: that-reference)