Chapter 2: Trickling Hopes Fade Away
It’s a weird feeling, watching someone who you had once considered a friend die.
Well, a “weird feeling” is an understatement.
Memories of the deafening crack that followed Lex’s death… The blinding fire…
It was all…
Maybe it was all just a dream.
Slowly, Sky opens his eyes to the bright light of his room. He notices his fist is tightly clenched, and when he opens it, Akako’s bracelet springs out.
It wasn't a dream.
Sky: I held onto this all night…?
Sky: … Huh. Weird. And also kinda creepy.
He places the bracelet on top of his drawer, and then there’s a knock on his door. For a moment, he thinks it’s Lex and winces.
Krystal: (through door) Hey! Sky! You doing ok?
Sky: Huh? (blinks and relaxes) Oh… Yeah, I’m good right now. (he goes to open his door) Something wrong?
Krystal: Nothing much, just wanted to make sure you were ok. Every