Fake a Smile for Me - Chapter 3 “Promise me you’ll give up this mission.”More Like This
Sakura and Kakashi were lounging on his dark blue couch, her legs slung over his thighs as he leaned against the back of the sofa. She stared at his profile as she sipped tea from the mug cradled in her hands, etching the lines of his face into her memory. His finger absently traced a tickling circle around her anklebone.
“I never wanted it in the first place,” he replied in a murmur, not looking at her even as she studied him.
Just a few hours previously, they had sat in the pouring rain for a while, simply looking at each other, feeling the veil tear between them and creating a doorway into one another in its stead. Finally he had picked her up and brought her back into his house, and they were blissfully lost in paradise together, but the cruelty of it always came back to jab Sakura right between the eyes.