Organized by Collection
To the bitter end. Sebastian collects what is due
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Summary: Ciel has made a deal with a demon. After six years of service, he must give up his soul to Sebastian. The time has come. Sebastian is eager to collect...
Chapter 26: to the bitter end
At last, the day has come. Ciel Phantomhive, heir to a title (gone) and to misery (sipped in polished silver spoons). But how his soul has ripened. His birthday has passed, as too have the final days before he must uphold his part of the promise. The contract.
“An anniversary.” Ciel calls it. He speaks lightly when he mentions it at all.
“A cherished, soon-to-be memory.” I reply.
He has been sitting, lost in thought, or walking aimlessly with both eyes trained on the sky. These last days, he has quizzed me endlessly with quiet looks and reproachful sighs. You will tell me, he demands lazily with his manner and habit.
But he does not beg. Not with his lips, nor his eyes. He dares not voice a word of it.
“I’ll be waiting.” He said.