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Chapter 19: Those We Protect
When she was younger, she hated to see people hurt. Her meister had been one of the most reckless people she had ever met in life, and no matter how much he would rush into danger, at the end of the day, she would still look at him with a look of utter concern, asking if he were alright. Of course he was always the bigger man and declared he was undefeatable no matter how many gashes, cuts, and bruises littered his body. That in mind, Tsubaki's heart nearly shattered when she found her daughter sobbing over her partner's unconscious form while her grandfather figure tried to calm her. It had been enough work to pry her away and Nygus took it upon herself to knock the girl out, pass her to Black Star, and make the arrangements to get all the injured back to Shibusen.
A mother never wants to see their child in any sort of pain. Even Maka had refused to leave her son's side once they had returned to the school. Soul didn't argue. He simply took his seat on the
Complementary Colors - Ch. 16"How did you get out?" Kid's voice repeated. The real Kid still stood in front of Maka, and despite his fatigued state, his arms were still raised around her as if they were shielding her from the other kid (as if she needed saving).More Like This
"Doesn't matter. You've reeked enough havoc, Don't you think?" His voice had defiance in it, but Maka could tell his willpower would be the only thing pushing him through the fight. Even as he spoke, his knee buckled slightly before he regained footing.
"Kid. Don't. Let's just...get out of here." She didn't expect to fight him. Neither of them had weapons, and despite the fact that he was a Shinigami, he hadn't been properly nourished for months.
"OH-HO-HO. Maka Albarn," the Okaeboshi said, "I know all about you. We've spent some quality time together." 'Kid' was grinning widely with his head tilted back, looking at the pair through the bottom of his eyes. The real Kid shifted uncomfortably, but didn't move from his protective stance. Maka took this as an