He made it. He made it to this place, the campus where they had first met, where a silly thing called love was given to him as a cherished gift. Otherworlde, where it all began.
(If given the chance to relive the last few years, would he change anything? Would he work harder to be stronger, so he would not be taken from his beloved, from their son? Would they have remained on the campus where their bond and love was tested again and again, or would they have gone through with moving out together? What would have happened, if he was just stronger, and not taken away...?)
"Do you believe things happen for a reason?"
Water dripped from a scouring rag, stained faint purple against the blood it had been scrubbing against. The pool of water around his body shifted from clear to dark violet constantly, the blood sifted out by hungry shadows whose fingers grabbed for the shifting ripples. Kaine popped a bubble from the cinnamon gum he chewed, contemplating the question. His hands moved