LocksTitle: LocksAuthor: KaraCraneWord Count: 100Warning: NopeChallenge: #94 - SamsonAzula was being extra careful, she knew how wily her uncle was. So upon the door of his cell she ordered seven locks. Seven locks to give the door strength and secrecy to ensure it would remain strong. She boasts that only she and one other know the location of Iroh. One night, a map appears in the room of the prince with words written by a familiar hand.A day passes, a red bird flies from a window and night comes once more. Steel flashes and one by one, locks fall from a door, depriving it of its strength.
ConfessionDisclaimer: I should hope that by now you know that The Simpsons belong to Matt Groening ...!AN: Was feeling somewhat moody and this came out!ConfessionHe hated the way his gut felt when she went to bed crying. Normally he ignored it, but this time he'd had the bad luck to be in earshot of every word and the doubly bad luck of looking up just at that moment and seeing not only the hurt on her face, but the betrayal too. Ever since then, the gnawing in his gut had gotten worse and worse, allowing him to identify the feeling as guilt. So here he was, waiting just outside her door and waiting for her to cry herself to sleep. Again. It took longer than it usually did for the sobbing to stop, forcing him to acknowledge just how upset she was. He sighed, this had been long overdue and he knew himself to be a coward for not being able to tell her this when she was awake. He opened the door a crack and peered at th