Death of a HeroLin walked up the long estate driveway. It'd been months now since she got the chance to come here, and she made a mental note to try and visit at least once a month, who knew how much longer she could.More Like This
She walked up to the front door and knocked hard, the sound was loud, but it was the vibrations sent through the door that were important .
She waited a few moments before knocking again. The door creaked open and revealed a small, pale, elderly woman who jumped out and pulled Lin into a weak bear hug "Linny!"
"Hi mom" Lin whispered against her mother's hair, though the words went unnoticed now that her mother was deaf. Her mother was truly blind to the world now.
"Lin! Why haven't you visited more often!? I miss you!" Toph punched her daughter weakly in the shoulder before grabbing her daughter's hand and bringing her inside the large house.
Lin knew she couldn't answer the question, her mother would never be able to hear it. It broke Lin's heart to see her mother so frail. Her mother
Something WrongKorra knew something was wrong when Lin didn't come home on time. She knew something was wrong when Lin walked in silent. She knew something was wrong when Lin collapsed onto the floor. She knew something was wrong when she realized Lin was drunk. She knew something was wrong when Lin slept on the edge of the bed. She knew something was wrong when she woke up to stifled cries coming from under the bed.More Like This
"Lin?" Korra looked under the bed to find Lin crying, curled up in a ball, and biting her hand so hard, it drew blood. "Lin? What's wrong?" Korra asked while climbing out of bed and onto the ground.
Lin just shook her head and continued to cry.
Korra slid under the bed and then wrapped her arms around Lin, tucking Lin's head in the crock of her neck. "Shhh, it's ok Lin, shhh" she cooed as she kissed the top of Lin's head.
Lin tightened her arms around Korra.
"I've gotcha Lin, it's ok. I'm not going anywhere." Korra held Lin tighter against her "Try to sleep. I'll keep you safe whil