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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,
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Tsuzuki's Offer

Title: Tsuzuki's Offer
Fandom: Yami No Matsuei
Characters: Touda
Prompt: 077. What?
Word Count: 249.
Rating: G
Summary: Touda wonders just what it is Tsuzuki is offering him.
Author's Notes: This started out as Touda's thoughts as he follows Tsuzuki back into the world of the other shiki after he's just been released. Maybe it still is, or maybe this is a little before that or a little later.

Tsuzuki. The shinigami's name was Tsuzuki and he'd claimed Touda the way a master owns a slave. No test, no opportunity to go back on his promise to serve him should Tsuzuki prove unworthy. Yet, Touda had agreed readily, had even accepted the control device they'd installed in his brain, a device that would leave him more completely at Tsuzuki's mercy than any slave was at his master's. Complete control in exchange for ... what exactly? It definitely wasn't freedom and yet he wanted it more than anything else in the world.

To get him out of his prison was what Tsuzuki had said he'd do, out of that eternal unchanging darkness, away from the grey stone wall with its rough surface and the cracks that looked like an upside down tree, or a fishing net or maybe a map of a nonexistent city.

He'd spent hours staring at that map, imagining the city and the people in it and making up stories about them until even the stories in his own head had grown boring and the imaginary people had started to all seem the same.

He'd almost gone crazy from all the sameness in there, or maybe he had and just didn't realise it. Maybe this Tsuzuki was just another construct of his mind, but at least he wasn't the same. He offered him something new, an end to the sameness and whether it was madness or salvation from madness Touda embraced it with all his heart.

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