A/N: This is a "just for fun" horror ficlet AU based upon the characters of 'What We Learned at Rokudai,' formerly known as 'What I Learned at SRU.'
by Eddy Fettig
The gentle sloshing of the tainted pool's water offered a small amount of comfort in an otherwise traumatic evening. After a cursory glance on their way in, Jane had avoided gazing into the murky liquid's contents. What had once been a clean, clear swimming space filled with a soothing blue was now populated by browns, reds, blacks, and greens.
The girl in Jane's lap was shivering violently. Her once brown skin had turned an ugly, pale shade.
God fucking damnit. It took its course so fast...
They both knew what was supposed to come at this point.
But Jane refused to do it a moment prematurely.
"I'm...sorry," whimpered the pale-faced woman, her head in Jane's lap. Her hoarse voice rasped out the beginning of a sentence. "I...should've...-" It devolved into a gru