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|Subject Post 11Subject: Re: Teenagers at Heart [CLOSED, Tsubine/Midori] Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:31 am|| |
Tsubine held Midori back. She shook, almost screamed, and continued to bawl. It was all she could do when it came to this. It was her second time telling someone of the story, yes, but it wasn't any easier. Plus, she couldn't cry like this with Shadin. Not with how he was. It was funny in a way. People should be worrying for her, as it hadn't even been a year since she lost her husband. Yet, there she was, worrying about Shadin. She worried about Erika. About Murasaki. She now worried about Midori too. But she needed this one time to cry and worry about herself.
Tsubine held Midori for what seemed like ages, but was probably only about ten minutes. She patted Midori's back to signify she was done. Beyond that, her sobs had become more controlled. She was sniffling more than crying now. There was the occasional outburst of tears, but it wasn't sustained. "Thank you for that." She worked up a weak smile as she wiped the tears away with her palm. "I, uh, hope you can understand why I left now... I know it doesn't make up for it, but..."
Tsubine shook her head. "Now you see why I said you may want that drink. I am still baffled at how much you don't drink. Then again, you are the best doctor in the Soul Society. I guess you're sort-of on-call 24/7." Tsubine adjusted herself, wiping more tears away. "Midori... I know it's a lot to ask, but do you think I can crash with you while I'm here? I don't think going back up there," she pointed in the direction of the Soul King's palace, "would be good for me. Too many memories. ...Though, I think I left a few drawers of things I wouldn't need... I should go up there sooner or later."
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|Subject Post 12Subject: Re: Teenagers at Heart [CLOSED, Tsubine/Midori] Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:23 pm|| |
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It would have been easy to fall asleep holding her friend. Midori wasn't going to let go unless Tsubine asked or motioned for it. After a while, she did and Midori let the embrace end. She gave a short nod to the thank you and returned to her seat. "I understand it, yes."
was all Midori said to reply to that. It was still a lot to take in and years of anger and the feeling of abandonment were not going to go away that quickly. With this new information, things would just be easier to accept. "And I see why you thought I'd want to a drink, but you know me..."
Midori shrugged and slouched back into the chair. She went silent for a moment, eyes closed as she processed what she could. She turned back to Tsubine for the upcoming question and smiled. To Midori, the answer was obvious."Of course."
she said and sat up straight, "Come on. Let's get you home, something to eat... and maybe a shower. For as long as you're here, my home is yours. Just... keep the kitchen clean, okay?"
Midori said playfull as she stood up and made her way to the door. She opened it and stood off to the side, motioning for Tsubine to walk out so she could lock it. Once it was locked, Midori slid the key into her pocket and led her friend from the building and toward her home. "Well, today turned out more interesting than I thought..."
she glanced to Tsubine, obviously happy to have her friend back.