Heinkel and Child!Reader: Pretty Lady
Your mother had dropped you off on a Sunday, and here now it was Wednesday. Three days had passed since she had abandoned you, and still you had not cried as though your heart were about to break.
“Keep an eye on that one.” Father Anderson had said to every single one of the caretakers for the children, “It could be any time now.”
Heinkel had taken this to heart even more so than Yumiko had done, perhaps because she felt a kindred spirit in the way you went off to play on your own rather than join the other boys and girls in making bedlam among the grounds. She followed you better than your own shadow, and she was extremely inconspicuous to the point where if you turned around you never knew she was watching. She was currently watching you kneel down in a patch of flowers. Your small hands reached for any blossom that captured your eye, and already you had a beautiful spray of violets, dandelions, clovers, and little daisies. No matter what sort of circumstances