Surprise, it's real + excerptSurprise, it's real + excerpt2 years ago in Scraps More Like This
What are you when you are not just a shadow, but a shadow of a shadow?
How many times has it been already? Is this the tenth? The twentieth? Why did it never get less painful? A thousand vague memories flashed through my head. Soon this will become yet another.
I cant do this. I cant let you go again. It gets harder every time. Ryuus brilliant purple eyes of the deepest lavender and more intense than a thousand and one heavenly gardens worth of flowers gaze back mournfully into mine.
Ryuu, my love, it just makes the next time that much sweeter. As long as there are bananas, I will be there also. You will know me by my bananas.
What if there are none?
There will be. Look how they curve. One end always reaching for the other, never quite touching.
And will they ever?
Shadow move to respond, but even so, she could feel her time nearing. She grasped his perfect face, that perf