Untoward ConfessionUntoward Confession4 years ago in Fan Fiction
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Several weeks after his brush with death at Mt. Koku, Nuriko is back in Konan with Miaka and the rest of the Suzaku warriors.
Meanwhile, Miaka is attending to the wounded Nuriko in his room. "How are you feeling? Just take a rest and call me whenever you need something." Tended and bandaged, the warrior replied gently with a smile, "Don't worry about me, I'm fine!"
"If you say so. I'll leave you alone now. Hey, sleep if you have to and don't move a lot so you can get better soon." Relieved that her friend is all right, she leaves the room.
The gentle smile disappeared from Nuriko's face. Thoughts were wandering in his mind. ("No Miaka, I am not all right. As I've told Tamahome, I love you. I nearly died and that feeling was so terrible, to know that I won't see you again...") He grabs his head as if he's going insane. ("...and not being able to tell you how I really feel.")
Nuriko brings himself to the side of the bed, arms stretched to his side suppo