|Echoes In The Snow
Author: reno-xxxXXXxxx PM
Part II in a Series... As Reno and Rihanna's brothersister relationship rebuilds itself, they face many bumps in the road that threaten their stability. Will Reno be able to hold it together this time, or will they both fall apart?Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Reno & Yuffie K. - Chapters: 26 - Words: 20,984 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 09-04-07 - Published: 06-28-07 - Status: Complete - id: 3622745
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It had only taken a few months for the two red-heads to become inseparable again. Although Rihanna wasn't really part of the Turks, she always tagged along whenever Reno went on missions. Luckily for her they hadn't been on any dangerous missions yet.
Rihanna wasn't just a sister to Reno; she was also a kind of conscious. Whenever he was doing something to really get on one of the others nerves, and he didn't realise he was so close to being murdered, she would stop him, before something serious happened. She may have been very similar to Reno, but she took things a little bit more seriously.
That day had been a particularly boring one. Not even any paperwork, to Reno's delight; and Elena's annoyance. Just as she was about to turn around and smack him in the face after having about 50 paperclips flicked at her, Tseng walked into the room.
"Rihanna, Rufus wants to see you, now." He said seriously.
"What? Why?" Rihanna asked.
"You'll soon find out." He pointed to the door, smiling slightly. Rihanna left nervously.
"Whatever it is, it was Elena, neither of us." Said Reno quickly. Tseng nearly laughed.
"Not everyone gets sent to Rufus' office because their in trouble, Reno."
"Reno, wake up!" she said louder.
"Whaddamatter?" said Reno groggily.
"Reno, I have something to tell you." She waited for a minute while Reno sat up properly on the couch.
"What?" Then he remembered. "What did Rufus say?"
"That's what I want to tell you!" she sounded excited.
"Go on." He had a feeling he knew what was coming.
"I'm a Turk!" she said ecstatically. "Rufus said with training, I have the potential to join."
"That's great. I thought he would end up doing that. As long as you know it's not all easy work we do…"
"Yeah, I've heard about half the stuff that's happened to you. How the hell did you throw yourself off a two-story, burning building and only end up with a broken arm and leg?"
"I think we're all still trying to work that one out." Reno said, smirking slightly.
"So it can be really dangerous then?" She asked.
Rihanna looked a way from him a minute, she looked very nervous.
"Do the others know yet?"
"Nope, not yet."
"Well Elena will be happy. She's not the rookie anymore."
"Yeah, you'll have to think of a new nickname."
"I'm sure I can think of one." He smirked.
He found himself watching the people on the streets below, wondering what kind of lifestyle they had. Had they been a child in poverty, grown up way too fast? Or were they from the kind of rich, snobby family; the kind that Reno liked to destroy? He looked up at the darkening sky, still deep in thought. What would become of them now? Being a Turk was a dangerous job; would Rihanna be able to handle it? Then again, she had been stronger than him before, so why not again?
"Reno?" Rihanna's bright voice brought him out of his reminiscence. He turned to look at her, she looked worried.
"What's up?" he asked.
"I'm just…worried. What kind of thing will I have to do? Will I have to…you know…?" she was skirting the real question she wanted to ask.
"I know he seems like it, but Tseng's not completely heartless. You want have to do anything hard at first, and if you do, you'll get shoved with me. That's what happened when Elena joined." He pretended to grimace at the thought of his missions with Elena. Rihanna laughed.
"You sure?" she still sounded worried.
"Don't worry about it, okay? Trust me, you'll be fine." He smiled at her.
"What?" she said, seeing the amused look on his face.
"I really never thought this would happen." He told her.
"What?" she repeated.
"Well, until a few months ago, I thought you were dead, and now you've joined the Turks."
"Well, it's good that you're alright now."
"Let's just hope it stays this way."