I'll Follow You into the DarkI'll Follow You into the Dark2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Eridan paced the room, unable to sit still. He was a complete mess. His hair was down because he hadn't bothered to style it, his pants were wrinkled, his scarf was only half way on and he had just forgotten about his shirt. It was a wonder that his glasses were on right now. He kept pacing, his chest expanding rapidly with each breath he in took, then deflating once more when he let the air out. He was skipping school at the current moment. He couldn't bother to pay attention, nor would he allow himself to break down and cry in front of others. He would not allow it. He pushed a shaky hand through his hair, and kept rapidly checking his phone now.
Sollux was sick. Not the Flu, or a stomach virus, but something else altogether. Sollux himself didn't know what he had, but he kept having these attacks. His emotions were in an inner battle, he had even told Eridan himself and that was surprising for the computer loving nerd. What also broke Eridan's heart, which he did in fact have, was h