soulreaper

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    soulreaper posted an update in the group RP Level 0: The Clearing 3 years, 10 months ago

    [for previous parts, click on the smiley 🙂]
    I’M ALIVE!
    Sorry for not updating in like more than a month? Was really busy preparing for my wedding with Aric* (this December *winks*)
    *thesis defense, so don’t mind me.
    So yeah :> Uncle Kas is here again.
    Taglist: *do tell me if I missed anyone* @arian2 @artemisetoile @luna101 @puyre98 @caramelprincess @icey4605 @dot111 @ninja002 @fairytalegirl123 @heilnofheltia @hortlover @flaw @mistytales @msgrammar @bella777 @ariniegold @boomboompancakes
    This one is rather short, so bear with me for a while. I’ll give better (and not to mention, hopefully more frequent) updates once I get to Christmas break. :>>
    ENJOY THIS. YOU BETTER. I WORKED HARD FOR THIS ONE.
    -Uncle Kas

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    Part 29:

    His eyes wandered off to the Halfway Bridge. No one was there, of course. Something was off, though, as he looked at the empty bridge and its ominous presence between the two Schools – something, rather… someone… someone should be… there’s a person… he… he?… someone… an important person… somebody important should have been there, instead of the lifeless set of bricks that separated the Schools.

    But who?

    He?

    Who is he?

    He looked back at the girl lying down beside him. They were in the Clearing, alone as they lay down on the soft patch of grass and watched the ethereal glow of the stars above. Somehow they didn’t glow as brightly as before. This girl was so… weird, like she wasn’t supposed to be… her.

    The past nine days leading up to the Snow Ball have been hazy. He was suddenly in love with this girl whom he did not know had existed until nine days prior to today. No, not that. It’s like some part of him that was in love with this girl had burst out from the deepest corners of his soul and taken over his entire being. Curious.

    And his dog, Apollo, is another mystery to him. For some reason, he has a few light scars on his arm that obviously couldn’t have been the scratch marks of a little puppy. It had to be a larger animal, one with claws, like a bird. Maybe a giant flying Stymph for example.

    “Taire—”

    He blurted out.

    Flynn had unknowingly reached his hand up, to the chilly air surrounding him. A gust of wind blew. The silhouettes of a pair of Stymphs danced right in front of the moon. Their shadows cast a faint darkness upon his bewildered eyes. Memories began to flash through his mind – the feel of a bird’s hard backbone, the weirdly sonorous quiet of a creature sworn to silence, the biting wind running through his fingertips, his hair, his clothes, his soul–

    Very curious.

    Those memories weren’t his. Blurry and vague and unclear images he couldn’t comprehend – those weren’t his memories haunting him – they were someone else’s, and he shouldn’t even be seeing those strangely fascinating images. He had his own memories to handle, his own memories of Mist and Apollo and their happy times together. But those images wouldn’t leave him.

    Those images – the inaudible screeches, the flapping of a pair of gigantic wings, the cool summer breeze lifting him up, the beautiful memories emerging from the back of his mind, the pleasing events on air,

    the memory of his hand reaching for a head of ashen hair and pale skin, that boy’s tears and the shaking of his head, that boy’s form running away,

    “Lukas Faust?”

    the sudden chaos erupting from the sea of students, the ear-splitting squawks of the bird and the hoard of faeries and the dark cloak of Sader, the agonizing torture given his best friend—

    .

    Flynn shook his head and shut his eyes tight, cleared his mind just to be sure. Mist looked up at him and kissed his cheek, her words slowly lifting him up from his torturous trance. “Flynn, are you alright?” Another kiss on his cheek, and minutes later, their lips were touching. He pulled away.

    The boy looked back at his beloved and smiled. “It’s nothing, just… I was just thinking that those stars aren’t even half as beautiful as you are, Mist.” He sat up, the girl following suit, and looked around. They were alone – this was the perfect opportunity to kiss her and go even further than just that. He gently cupped Mist’s cheek and—

    A shock of black hair caught the corner of Flynn’s eyes.

    Was that a body floating in the Moat?!

    He stood up and pulled off his top, and within ten seconds of seeing the floating body, Flynn had plunged himself in the murky waters of the Moat. Mist nearly screamed in shock and fright. He swam a great distance before getting in contact with the body. His finger glowed with a blinding light as he swam back to the Clearing with the boy.

    Mist immediately took Flynn’s clothes from the ground and dried Flynn with it, worried for her boyfriend, and at the same time annoyed. The floating body proved to be Lukas Faust – Flynn’s previous lover. “Are you okay?!” she asked, her voice rich and sweet.

    Lukas’s eyes were closed, his jet black hair wet with grime and gunk. His clothes were tattered and soaked, heavy with the ***** water. Dark circles formed around his eyes, in contrast to his ghostly complexion. He didn’t appear to be breathing – he didn’t appear to be living.

    Flynn pressed his ear to the boy’s chest. “He’s still alive! Someone! HELP!”

    Faeries came rushing to their aid and pulled Lukas to the hospital wing. Flynn followed closely behind them, unusually worried for the stranger whose life he had just saved. Before going into the Tunnel of Trees, he looked once more at the Halfway Bridge. The boy he saved must have jumped off the Bridge.

    Mist walked behind reluctantly.

    They arrived at the hospital wing, and fast. Lukas was brought to the nearest open bed (the others were being used as couple beds for the Evers and their one-night nasties, despite the faeries’ protests.) and immediately acted upon by Faerie 9430. Faerie 24601 was reprimanded for letting her eyes off Lukas for even just one short moment.

    Flynn stood behind closed doors with his lover. He held her hand tight, like he held on for dear life. The suspense was killing him, and he did not know what to do should the boy be okay. He wasn’t even acquainted with Lukas – except for that one moment a few weeks ago when this certain Miss Artemis had confronted him. Heck, he was still nervous.

    A few minutes later, the door budged slightly. It was a signal for Flynn to come rushing in, without a second thought letting go of Mist’s hand and running inside to Lukas’s bed. The boy was already cleaned, in new clothes, with neater hair and frame, but still unshaken, still unmoved. Flynn held Lukas’s left hand and grasped it tight. There was a sense of hotness that sent waves of nostalgia to Flynn.

    He rested his head on the boy’s arm and soon, he fell asleep.

    .

    For the first time, they kissed. Lukas indulged in the sweet delicacy that was the man’s mouth. He cupped the man’s cheeks before being pinned to the wall. Soft and low groans found their way out trembling lips as Lukas threw his head back and grasped the bookshelves.

    He felt no shame, even when he was seeing the portrait of Merlin gazing upon them. The old magician’s eyes bore burning holes in his bare frame, and the other portraits in the ********* seemed to be judging their horrible actions and casting cold gazes. Icy, but with each second the man’s lips met Lukas’s skin, a surge of warmth rushed throughout his body, sending shivers up and down his spine.

    Scene change.

    They sat in the Clearing, hand in hand. They were on his favourite bench – rather, the only place he’s ever sat on in the whole Clearing. Evers and Nevers went about on their business. They didn’t mind the two princes having their lovely time in the far end of the place, just before the Blue Forest. Lukas gladly rested the side of his head on his beloved’s shoulder.

    Scene change.

    His beloved reached out his hand to Lukas, behind him a towering Stymph whose silence sent an eerie calmness within Lukas. He didn’t like heights – something about his childhood, one would think – but there was, delightedly taking the man’s hand. He was carefully assisted up the bird and together they flew, the man’s arms wrapped around his waist. He leaned his back on the man and felt the breeze blow through them.

    The stars provided them with the best possible setting, and the moon’s gentle light shone upon their faces. Lukas pointed to a certain group of stars and exclaimed, “Orion!”

    The man nodded and kissed Lukas’s forehead.

    Scene change.

    Music played in the distance. The lights of the Main Hall of the School for Good reflected themselves in Lukas’s eyes as he slowly walked out of the Hall. Closely behind him followed this man whom he loved so dearly. He pulled the man to the one single place he could go when he needed time for himself.

    The Halfway Bridge.

    They stopped right in the middle of the two Schools and Lukas let the man’s hand go. Said man extended a hand forward and parted his lips. Precious melodies came out.
    “Dance with me?”

    They danced, just the two of them alone in the Bridge, the music from the Hall echoing and reaching them.

    Oh, whatever he’d give to stay like this forever. Just perfect. Everything was so happy, and it seemed that this happiness would never come to an end—

    “FLYNN!”

    Lukas woke up, his right hand extended to the ceiling. Beads of sweat formed on his forehead as his exasperated and bloodshot eyes stared at the intricately decorated ceiling of their hospital wing. His hand dropped to his side as he gasped for air.

    A dream. It was just a dream.

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    It was just a dream.

    His head throbbed with pain, his eyes started to hurt. Even breathing seemed difficult. Burning tears started pouring out his eyes. Lukas started crying, his breaths staggered in short intervals, his whole form shaking violently as he grasped the silken sheets of the bed which he had wet with his sobbing. He wanted to thrash around, to wreak havoc, but his left hand was restricted. He gave it a light squeeze – a hand, it seemed.

    Thinking that it was Artemis, he gave the hand another squeeze. It took him all his strength to move his head and look at the sleeping form of Flynn.
    “F-Flynn?”

    His name was the only word Lukas could utter, with his parched throat. Each letter, each sound felt like broken glass shoved itself down his throat. The tears had ceased, and Lukas’s eyes had become so dry even blinking hurt him. The mentioned man had awoken from his slumber, his hand still holding onto Lukas’s tightly.

    He smiled. “You’re awake,” his sweet voice was music to Lukas’s ears.

    Lukas felt empty, as if the smile wasn’t enough. It wasn’t the smile Flynn used to show him – of course, that smile already unrightfully belonged to someone else. It could only bring him so much pain. Still, he nodded slowly, rather a little budge down of his head, enough so the other man would see.

    “Thank Merlin, I found you nearly lifeless by the Moat a few hours ago! What were you thinking?!”

    Lukas couldn’t answer. A new wave of tears had surged out his eyes. How come Flynn was so close yet—

    “—so far?”

    Artemis came running in, along with Cat Ears. She was accompanied by two faeries, and Cat Ears by his girl Lydia. Tears were running down her face as she knelt on the right side of Lukas’s bed. Cat Ears closely followed behind, panic painfully obvious on their faces. She held his hand and squeezed it tight.

    “You monster!”—sniff—“How dare you do this?!” She softly pounded her fists at Lukas’s chest. He could only groan in pain. “You can’t ever leave me, okay?!”

    Flynn smiled. “It seems my job here is done,” he said. They all looked at him. Artemis stood up and gleefully thanked him, with the man surprised at her attitude towards him a few days back. He only nodded with a smile plastered upon his face.

    “I shall be going now, my beloved must be waiting for me.”

    He turned to Lukas and smiled – the simple upward curves of the corners of his lips, a little teeth showing between pale red lips, it all suddenly made Lukas’s heart leap. It was a different smile, one could see, and that different smile brought about memories to Lukas’s mind, good memories. “Mr. Gressmann, I hope you get well soon, and don’t attempt another stunt such as that.”

    Lukas could only nod weakly as his teary eyes watched Flynn’s small but majestic form get further and further before disappearing behind closed hospital doors.

    —–

    if you’re reading this one, you have to comment “JAV JAV JAV JAVERT.” before your actual comment. Just so I know you actually read it. (i’m not obsessed with javert, btw)
    Thanks! -Kas

        elivrawoods replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        IMG AMAZING!!! Btw am I invited to your wedding?

        icey4605 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        JAV JAV JAV JAVERT

        *squeals turn to shrieks as I keep reading*

        *pauses*

        EEEAAAAHHHH THIS IS WONDERFUL KAASSS

        dot111 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        JAV JAV JAV JAVERT
        That was an amazing chapter! That was really really really good! Ok, I’m sorry, but that was really fabulous!

        fairytalegirl123 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        Jav Jav Jav Javert!!
        This is amazing!!! Super nice job!!

        caramelprincess replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        Jav Jav Jav JAVERT
        Magnificent job Kas! Also it’s great to see you. 🙂

          hesterofroom66 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

          Jav Jav Jav Javert!
          Why does my autocorrect keeps on making it java so that I have to change it manually?!?
          But beautiful! I’m glad you’re back!

        boomboompancakes replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        JAV JAV JAVERT
        *stands still with mouth hanging open*
        *doesn’t even blink*
        *doesn’t budge even when hand in waved in front of face*

        wenteo replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        JAV JAV JAV JAVERT!
        An amazing chapter, well done!

        luna101 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        JAV JAV JAV JAVERT!!! Fantastic!

        puyre98 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        Thanks for tagging me, and did you say it was SHORT, because it’s no were near short, it’s also AWSOME!!!

          puyre98 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

          P.s. JAV JAV JAVERT!!

        arian2 replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        Jav Jave Javert.
        Terrific.
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          boomboompancakes replied 3 years, 10 months ago

          OKAY. WE GET IT ALREADY.

        flaw replied 3 years, 10 months ago

        JAV JAV JAV JAVERT
        This was an amazing chapter Kas! I don’t know why but I’m loving **** Mist right now XD

        heilnofheltia replied 3 years, 9 months ago

        JAV JAV JAVERT
        OMG. Kas, this rules!

        artemisetoile replied 3 years, 8 months ago

        JAV JAV JAV JAVERT
        okay okay so i know i’ve been gone 8 months but this was so good??? thank you so much for still writing in artemis. amazing chapter!

          artemisetoile replied 3 years, 8 months ago

          ((also i realized you made it gay thank u. representation on here is so rare))

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