Fragility of boundaries #1 (Shay x Haytham fanfic)FRAGILITY OF BOUNDARIESMore Like This
Chapter 1: Echoes of the past
A desperate cry for help resounded in his ears, drowned out by the rumbling sound of buildings falling down.
Shay was running. He had jumped off the roof, while rushing ahead at his full speed, just before the construction collapsed, turning the former homestead into a mass grave. His lungs were burning. Every single breath filled them with choking dust hanging in the air, sticking it to his nostrils. He could barely see anything. The world was blurring before his eyes. The man forced his aching body to an even greater effort, knowingly exceeding the boundaries of his own strength.
He heard the scream again, filled with an unimaginable suffering even more.
The hazy shadow of a human figure loomed among the ashes.
Shay stopped. He looked down at his hands with his eyes immediately widening in a horrified disbelief. They were all covered in blood - warm and sticky, leaking between his fingers and staining the gr