Work and PlayHis fingers glided over the keys, the soft clacking from the typing meshing with the insistent patter of rain on the windows of his office. The amber glow from the nearby lamp cast away the nighttime shadows and allowed his deep amethyst eyes to flick rapidly over the text on the screen before him. His ebon hair was still damp from his recent shower and a bead of water collected irritably on his brow; the emperor ceased his typing to brush it away.Work and Play2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Lelouch sighed and gingerly rubbed his temples, taking a moment to check the clock. 10:34 PM, it read. He was working late, and while not an uncommon occurrence, it was a necessary one. He worked late to ensure he had some free time tomorrow for his family; the young emperor had promised himself that he wouldn't neglect them. Corentin had a swim meet coming up in a week and Lelouch resolved that he wouldn't miss that, even going as far as rescheduling meetings to be days prior to the event instead of on the same date.
Sleep beckoned, and his