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The Mathematics of Werewolves

Title: The Mathematics of Werewolves
Fandom: Yami No Matsuei
Characters: Touda, Tsuzuki
Prompt: 045. Moon.
Word Count: 463.
Rating: G
Summary: Tsuzuki might have a werewolf case on his hands. Touda doubts it.
Author's Notes: Just seeing what Touda would do when faced with the idea of werewolves.

"Do you believe in werewolves?" Tsuzuki asked never taking his eyes off the full moon above them.

"What's that?"

"Do you believe in werewolves?" Tsuzuki repeated.

"No, I meant what are werewolves? I've never heard of them."

Touda didn't like it when Tsuzuki was brooding. It made him depressed and depressed Tsuzuki ... well, it just wasn't right.

"Oh, never mind," Tsuzuki gave him a false smile. "Just something to do with my latest case."

Touda regarded his master for a moment. He didn't really care about Tsuzuki's cases and he didn't read people well, but even he had figured out that the cases had an influence on the shinigami's wellbeing and he did care about that.

"Tell me," he said. "Maybe I can help you, if I know what it is you're looking for."

"A western myth as far as I know," Tsuzuki explained. "I don't really know much, though. Always thought they were imaginary up until now."

Touda nodded at him to continue. A foreign myth, okay, but that could be anything.

"They're humans who turn into wolves on the full moon. People who are bitten by them turn into werewolves as well."

"Wolf shiki turn into wolves." Well, technically wolf shiki turned into humans, but it was likely that humans would have a different perspective.

"Not on the full moon and they don't become murderous monsters. This is something completely different. The man whose soul I'm supposed to find claimed to be a werewolf and since his death every full moon they find a mauled body near his former home. I didn't believe it at first, but it's becoming too much to be a coincidence."

"He was mad?" Touda asked.

Tsuzuki nodded. "That's what they thought when he was still alive at least."

"I don't see why you'd have to believe in a weird foreign myth to solve that case," Touda said. "You're most likely just dealing with a confused soul who somehow ducked under Meifu's radar and is living out his delusions."

"But what if it is real?"

"Lets see," Touda grinned. "Take a town with six thousand inhabitants for an example. One of them is a werewolf and on every full moon he kills someone who becomes a werewolf as well. On the first full moon you get one mauled body, on the second two, because you now have two werewolves. On the third full moon four, then eight, sixteen. After a year you have 2048 werewolves. That's a third of the population. If your werewolves were real, there'd be no humans left by now."

Tsuzuki nodded. "There's only ever been one body per full moon."

"See, it's nonsense." Unless of course most of those killed didn't turn into werewolves. What if it was restricted to special cases?

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