water seeping

tactics - brittle

Title - Brittle
Fandom - Tactics
Pairing - Raikou x Kantarou
Summary - "Brittle, breaking, bones, bones strewn on the ground. This was a battle field and there are no winners"

One day, Raikou told Kantarou that he would cut out his heart and eat it.

Kantarou, without so much as blinking an eye, said that was oddly romantic of him to say such things.

Raikou laughed and said it was the only way to kill it.

Kantarou didn't reply but his eyes steeled over.

Haruka knew he was a pawn. That really, he was such a small figure in the grand scheme of things and this was a tug of war he would never understand. He pictures them, human, titans, standing over the board, merciless smiles on their faces as they played out his faith.

Sometimes, he didn't know which one was more cruel.

I will destroy you, Raikou said.

No. You will try, Kantarou replied.

Raikou bit his lip and drew his blood. Kantarou didn't flinch but Raikou had done his damage.

Why won't you let me protect you from him? Haruka once asked. You know I would do it.

Kantarou chuckled softly, his laughter slipping past the breeze.

He never did reply, but Haruka knew the answer.

You're too weak to defeat him

This is a battlefield.

I win, Raikou said, coughing out blood and guts, his sword his only support from his knees from hitting the ground, I am the winner.

Kantarou sighed and brushed the hair out of his eyes. For a moment, Raikou glimpsed something that reminded him faintly of the glimmer of tears. But it was gone and those red eyes were dark and cold as he had always remembered them to be.

You fool, he said, his voice low and painful, there are no winners here.

Raikou would have agreed, but he had already passed away, leaving Kantarou to ponder the aftermath.


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