Edward Elric x Reader ~ Always ~ One-ShotWhat happiness can possibly be gained by looking away from the truth?"
"I don't understand. Are you still mad that I left all those years ago?" _____ nearly cried, tears threatening to pour out of her glistening, (e/c) eyes.
The golden-haired boy she once knew in her elementary days scoffed before rolling his eyes and turning his glare away from her confused face. "You left us for that bastard father of yours. The same bastard who left you without a guardian or a word." He turned his glare back to the girl. His eyes scorched with menacing, yet all the same, beautiful, golden fires. Every word was laced with volatile bitterness and hatred, and it made the girl grimace as if a knife was plunged through her chest.
This wasn't the boy she knew back then. She'd never seen such fire in his eyes. Never heard such anger from him. He hadn't even raised his voice to a yell once, yet her ears ached as if he had just screeched his thoughts right beside her hea