“I could simply change you, make you follow me. But that’s not my way. I want you to see exactly what the gods have in store for you. Because when you do, you won’t have the faintest idea what to do with yourself. And I do.”
I was listening to track 8 (THE track 8), and I just realised…It takes Toshiro less than FIVE SECONDS to respond to Hinamori being hit by the bullying senior. In fact, he doesn’t respond to being called ‘Shiro-chan’ by the bully, but the moment Hinamori got hurt, he retaliates in just 3 seconds. The whole point of the track was Toshio reflecting on the fact that Momo is selfless, but in truth, he is as well. He stood up for her and he learned Hyourinmaru’s name because of his will to protect her.
Me: I miss them!! *Sobs*
Friend: Who? Your family?
Friend: Your old friends?
Friend: Your exes?
Friend: Then who?
Me: Gray and Juvia…I haven’t seen them for over 10 chapters!!!
Friend: *Leaves the room*
“Pony… Ponyboy…. Shhh” You whispered, wrapping your arms around his shaking frame, you brought his head to your chest, rubbing his hair gently. “Shhh, it’s okay…. whatever has happened, it’s all going to be okay, you’ll see. Just breathe my darling, breathe, Deep breaths.”
“I- I-” He stuttered, he was so distraught that he couldn’t get out the words. “I’m… I’m sorry that you have to s-see me like… this” You kissed his forehead as whimpered.
“You have nothing to apologize for” You assured, holding onto his quivering body, holding him through every sob that wracked his frame. “Everything is okay”
“I miss them” He whispered after a short while, his head still rested on your chest. “They died two years today and it still feels like yesterday that I found out they died. Why aren’t they here. Why did they have to leave me behind?”
“Ponyboy, now you listen to me. What happened to your parents was a tragedy, but I believe that everything happens for a reason. When one closes another one opens. Things are going to get better for you, you’ll see. Your parents are up in heaven right now looking down at you in pride, and how can they not, you’re amazingly bright and smart… you have the brightest future ahead of you Ponyboy Curtis.” You smiled, wiping away at his tears, “Just you wait and see,”
“Darry, my brother he is always pressuring me about my grades,,, he puts so much pressure onto me and sometimes I just can’t deal with it. He has an extremely high expectation of me and I’m afraid I won’t be able to make him proud.”
“Oh honey, now you listen to me” You gripped his cheeks in your hands. “Darry wants what’s best for you, he wants you to make something of yourself. I understand where he is coming from, but you listen to me… your future is what you make of it. You can be a farmer, a veterinarian, a doctor, a teacher or a writer… you can be whatever you want to be. Do you want me to tell you a little secret?” You asked, quirking an eyebrow.
He nodded, looking up at you with wide eyes.
“What happens in the future is all up to you, you story hasn’t been written yet. You write your own chapters… you finish your story the way you want to. Don’t listen to anybody, listen to your heart.”
“Thank you Miss Y/N”
You smiled at him, nodding as you helped him up off of the floor.
“You can come and visit me whenever you need help with anything, I’ll always be here.” You gave him a chaste kiss on the cheek and mussed his perfectly greased hair. “You better get on home before you worry your brothers.”