For the world that he wandered due to life’s little currents, he had struck out to seek the truth of what it really wanted beyond the fog of lies and ignorant deceits.
For the people of a small town who had shown him the ups and downs that one life could entertain, he had taken their burdens on his shoulders and carried them to the core of their beings.
For the family that had taken him in and shown him what a home could feel like, he braved the sickened world created by those parts of the heart people never wanted to see.
For the friends that had shown him the best parts of himself and each other, he would save them from that which they never wanted to show to the world, or even themselves.
But for little Nanako and the future that they had taken back from the ragged clutches of death, he would face down a god and reach out to the truth.
Part 2 of 3 for this week’s Five Sentence Fiction from Lillie McFerrin. This one is purely a guilty pleasure, and the easiest of the 3 to hammer out.
I hope you all enjoy!