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If we shadows have offended,
Think but this, and all is mended—
That you have but slumbered here
While these visions did appear.
And this weak and idle theme,
No more yielding but a dream,
Gentles, do not reprehend.
If you pardon, we will mend.

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Title: Sound
Fandom: Yami No Matsuei
Characters: Touda
Prompt: 037. Sound.
Word Count: 195.
Rating: G
Summary: Something's dripping.
Author's Notes: Looking at how short it is I'm surprised how often I changed my mind about the time, setting, characters involved and direction of this piece while I wrote it.






His cell must have sprung a leak. Just great. Nobody would care to repair it and now he couldn't even sleep.


"Hiss!" he shot back automatically.

How could water get this deep into Tenku, though? Could it be a water pipe from upstairs? Perhaps that would bother someone and they'd repair it after all.


"Hiss!" Touda's head shot up.

He blinked.

There were no chains hindering his movement. Starlight shone in through the open window.


The sound was coming from the window as well.

Slowly, cautiously Touda snuck over and closed it. It took him a while to return completely from his dream and remember that there was no need to sneak about. He had every right to be here. This was his room even though it was still inside SohRyu's palace. He'd been living here for several years.

Still no matter how long he'd been free, in too frequent dreams he was back in his cell and each time when he woke up the dream seemed more real than this room, the past closer than the present. Sometimes he wondered whether he'd ever get over it.

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