That Undertaker, an Earl (AU fanfic)
"Everyone is here... For those who don't know, my name is William T. Spears. I'm your instructor. Here to mold you. To whip you into shape. I will be with you for the duration of your training as new recruits. Should you find something unclear, feel free to come to me with questions. As my shift ends six o' clock, I'll answer any questions asked before five-thirty."
KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK
A man with long, silver hair opened the door part way and poked his head through the gap, and Will's heart leapt to his throat, "S- Sir!"
Undertaker gave a weary smile, "Hey, Junior... Sorry to interrupt, but... well-"
He stepped into the room, and that was when Will saw the child- no- children hiding behind the elder reaper and clinging to his coat sleeves. Identical twins. Mirror images of each other... And they looked so thin!
He cautiously walked forward to meet them, "Are they yours?!"
"My grandsons, actually," Undertaker replied in a strained voice, and Will noticed a tear t