Disclaimer: Not mine. Don't sue.
Category: AU, Yaoi/Shounen-ai, Possible OOC, Citrus later, Angst?
Pairings: 1+2, others later
Warnings: angst, shounen-ai/Yaoi, Citrus later
Notes: This idea came partly from a GW dj I own by the same name. This
doesn't follow the story from the dj though.
Thanks to Diane for beta reading this and liking it. ^_~
He ran through the forest as fast as he could, wanting to get as far away from his home as possible. He couldn't
stand another day of torture from his crazy stepfather, the man who he now knew killed his father and later his
mother for their money, and tonight would have seen to his own death if he hadn't gotten away. He didn't know
whom the mysterious man was that had shown up on their doorstep. But thanks to him he escaped, but not
before seeing the man attack his stepfather and kill him. He didn't stick around to express his thanks. He was too
shocked at the scene to do anything but run.
So here he was running through the woods not caring where he ended up. He finally came to the edge of the
forest. Running out into the open he ran up the hill in front of him and stopped. Pausing to take in his
surroundings, he noted that no one was following him, so he decided to take a break and rest. He walked over to a
large tree nearby and laid down under it. Exhausted from the run, he succumbed to sleep with a smile on his face
feeling he was finally free.
His sleep was not restful. Once his eyes closed, the vision of the man who had gained his freedom surged to the
forefront. The deep penetrating Prussian blue eyes, the dark messy mop of hair, the soft lips pulled back into a
snarl--no, it was more like a smirk--exposing... fangs?! The boy abruptly woke and took in his surroundings. It was
still dark. /Who was he? He couldn't have been more than a few years older than me, maybe early 20s, but his
eyes made him seem so much older. And those teeth! What is he?/ He sat there for a moment contemplating this,
so lost in his thoughts that he didn't notice the figure watching him. He was totally unaware that his 'freedom'
would be short lived.
The man strolled slowly up to the youth, not making a sound. "Are you lost?" His deep slightly husky voice snapped
the longhaired boy out of his reverie. The look of sheer terror spread across his face as he recognized the man to
be the one from his house.
"Y... you?!" His violet eyes grew wide in fear. "Who are you? What do you want?" He said, trying to regain his
composure under the piercing gaze from the other boy.
Wanting to calm the boy that he had been watching for many years, and was now so close to having for himself, he
sat a few feet away, allowing the fey beauty his space. "I am here because of you. I have watched you for some
time now, Duo." He said with a small smirk.
"How do you know my name? I never told you it back at the house. You just barged in and killed him!" Duo all but
yelled at the mysterious boy.
"I told you. I have been watching you. I killed him because he was going to harm you." He reached out to caress
Duo's cheek. "I won't let anyone harm you." Duo turned away from the boy, but didn't move away, allowing the
other to touch him. Unconsciously he leaned into the caress. Feeling his touch sent unrecognizable sensations
through his body. It felt good and right. Before he knew what he was feeling the hand was gone. Duo opened his
eyes, which he hadn't realized he had closed, and looked at the boy.
"So who are you?" He no longer felt afraid of him, and this surprised him.
Standing up, the mysterious boy looked back down at him. "That will be revealed in good time." Looking up at the
sky, he noticed it was getting close to dawn. "Right now you should rest. When you wake, there is a small church
not far from here. They will take you in." He leaned down and cupped the violet eyed boy's face in his hands. "I
must go, but we will meet again." He lightly brushed his lips to the younger boy's. "You are mine." He whispered
and then was gone.