A Happy GrumpInspector Gilbert had never demanded Chelmey to look after Barton, it was something that Chelmey had decided was right to do. That he'd feel better in himself for doing it, to make up for all the years that Gilbert had looked after him.A Happy GrumpMoments ago in General Fiction More Like This
But he'd never imagined that looking after Barton would be such a mammoth task.
They had both joined Scotland Yard because they wanted to help people, in that respect they were the same. But in Chelmey case he regarded the world with a disillusioned determination that helped him do his job to the highest of his ability. Whereas Barton just liked everyone and hoped everyone liked him in return. Which isn't to say that this was a bad approach, just that his naïvety resulted in Chelmey having to pull him out of dangerous situations on more than one occasion.
He'd whine to Amelie about it sometimes and she'd scold him for saying such things. Because the thing about Barton was that his charms were infectious – everyone did indeed like Barton. Not
Water and StoneShou cried a lot. This was one of the first assessments that Ryo made about his brother.Water and Stone3 minutes ago in Drama More Like This
From when he was a tiny baby, lying in a cot, Shou would cry all through the night. Ryo didn't blame him for this – he was just a child who wanted food or comfort or changing, without having any other means to express this – it was merely an observation.
But Shou kept on crying when he got older. Whenever he fell and scraped his knee or the other kids had picked on him in class, he would cry. Then it would be up to Ryo to deal with these problems.
The first real distance Ryo had from Shou's crying was when he went to Duel Academia, two years ahead of his younger brother. In that time, he forged his own way, even managing to make some new friends. Of course he still worried about Shou, but without the constant demand on his attention, it became merely a nagging worry in the back of his mind, instead of the constant ringing to deal with it right now.
By the time Shou himself came to Duel