You asked for it. B(
Rogue ripped the limp little body out of her hands, and Lucy bent over, her lips torn open in a silent cry. Tears started to roll down her cheeks as cruel agony crippled her body and threatened to tear her heart to pieces.
“What have you done. What have you done?!?!?!”
Rogue was screaming, the pain in his voice filling the air and fading to nothing.
Juvia couldn’t take it anymore. With a hand clenched over her mouth and hot tears on her cheeks, she was ready to run to her friend who crouched so painfully still on the ground, but a strong hand on her shoulder held her back. She looked up at Minerva in surprise, her grave expression reflected in Juvia’s tearful eyes that were so full of questions.
She couldn’t believe it. This had been Gray’s doing? No. Not her Gray. He wouldn’t do such a thing. He’d never…
Minerva nodded back at where Lucy was falling apart.
“Natsu will take care of her.”
And indeed,when she brought her eyes back to the horrid scene, she caught Natsu gripping Rogue’s coat, pulling him backwards forcefully.
“Stop!!Can’t you see that she’s crying?!?! YOU SAWWHAT HAPPENED!!!”
shook, his face distorted, but his body motionless as he clutched his dead
friend to his chest. Natsu said nothing more, just stared at him in fury. His
voice had been shaking though, as if he was holding back the tears himself.
With a last glance, he turned around and kneeled down in front of Lucy.
Now a loud
sob tore from her throat, and the painful cry made his insides churn.
Gray lay on the ground a few feet to the side, posing no threat - for now. But the darkness remained etched into his skin.