Author: xPorcelain Vampirex PM
the pack is reborn in a modern world unfamiliar to them. living as humans should be easy... right? but the ghosts of the past are beginning to come out of the woodwork. will things turn back to the way they once were? and where is Cheza in all of this? KibaOC, TsumeOC, HigeBlue/ R&R please. rating might go up later on for language and some smut. no lemons.Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance/Friendship - Kiba - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,751 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 02-07-13 - Published: 01-30-13 - id: 8960738
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this is just a test-run for another WR fic i started last year. ironic enough, it's a year to this day.. go figure. lol
anyway, review please. thanks~ reviews really help me to keep writing! ^^
disclaimer: the Wolf's Rain pack belong to BONES/ Nikki and Eri are mine. enjoy~
Rain beat down softly on the gray city.
The stale stink of mid-spring rain mixed with the other scents that surrounded her and flooded her nostrils didn't lighten her mood any more than she d have half-heartedly hoped they would.
She'd been reborn, just as she knew and prayed everyone else had.
Aside from her brother, that is. He'd luckily found her only two days after she d come to this city she forgot the name of, taking her in automatically.
Although he nagged her about finding a job or going back to college, he didn't really give much of a damn on what she did so long as he found her waiting on him when he came home from work.
There was one more thing to her new life: she was a wolf again.
It saddened her to find that as far as either she or her brother knew she was the only one who had been granted the opportunity to keep her fur.
What saddened her more was the fact that she longed for her mate, the white wolf with piercing amber eyes and an untamed ferocity that surpassed her own.
She dreamt repeatedly of the last night they d spent; it wasn't sitting under stars and enjoying each other's company that was certain.
The old feeling of her stomach knotting inside her at forcibly smelling his spilled blood haunted her in her sleep.
She exhaled wearily, perking up when a high school girl rushed past her, bumping into her shoulder and yelping an apology over her shoulder as she continued on her way through the crowd.
She glanced back at the girl and rubbed her shoulder absently, shoving her fists in her pockets and continuing on her way as she effortlessly weaved through the bustling afternoon traffic of the sidewalk.
"I told ya, get outta my damn restaurant, punk-nosed brat!"
The yell of the restaurant manager followed him as he sprinted out the back door and ran down the side alley through the back, the squat man's smaller footsteps fading as he kept running.
He stopped running once he was sure he was at least ten blocks away from the high-end Bar and Grill restaurant he'd snuck out of merely half an hour ago, slowing his pace to a calm walk as he soaked in the relative silence of the alleys he often frequented.
Two weeks in this city and he was still jobless ontop of being a college dropout after feeling like he had to do something with himself.
He placed his hands in his faded jacket s pockets and perked up slightly when he felt soft drops of rain fall on his nose, lifting his gaze to see another spring shower had started, continuing to hit him softly.
He exhaled quietly and lowered his head to continue walking.
It was a strange thing to him to find that he felt like he d been missing something now that he had come to this city.
It felt like he was missing part of his soul, almost; like there was a hole there that was shaped like a girl.
But just who was this girl? And why did he feel like he knew her from somewhere far away? And why the hell did he feel so strongly the want to be with her?
He sighed quietly and decided to abandon the alleys to a more peaceful thinking place.
A place he d found had swiftly grown on him while he was in this city.
She wordlessly cursed the heavens for the rain as she trotted across the street to cross over to the sidewalk that surrounded the park that stood between the business and entertainment districts.
She often thought of it as a literal irony that a peaceful place was stuck between two of the city s most populated areas; though she had to admit that the scents of the city seemed to fade out as she continued into the park s green canopies and brush, walking along the gravel trail with her hands in her leather jacket s pockets and her mind off on other things.
The rain didn't really breach the thick canopies small crevices in the leaves, much to her relief.
She hated getting wet. And yet here she was in the middle of a spring shower, in the park.
Yet another contradiction, she thought to herself with a rueful smirk.
She sighed and noticed there were very few people in the park, today; she summed it up to it only being Tuesday.
As she continued walking, a familiar scent filled her nostrils; the rest of the park s various scents disappearing automatically when this new scent invaded her nose.
Her feet came to a halt as she widened her eyes alertly; soft rain, fir trees and winter air She knew that scent anywhere!
She ran off and followed the scent, praying the one who had it was close by.
Her feet came to another halt as she stopped a few yards away from a black park bench, her eyes focusing abruptly on the person who sat on it.
A young man preferably in his early 20s, 21 or 22 maybe, with wild brown hair and pale skin wearing a brown faded leather jacket, loose white shirt, worn blue jeans, and black sneakers sat there, seeming to be off in his own world as he stared at nothing in particular.
She felt her heart swell in her throat as she walked forward.
Birds chirped softly in the trees nearby.
He rubbed his arm absently, closing his eyes and exhaling quietly.
A strangely familiar presence disturbed his silent solace, making him open an eye to see he wasn't alone.
A young woman most likely in her early 20s, 21-22 at least with jet black hair done in an edgy bob and olive skin wearing a black leather jacket, tomboyish baby blue shirt that fell to her lower thighs, tight black jeans, and sturdy black combat boots stood to the side.
He inwardly perked up at seeing she stared at him with striking sky-blue eyes, the unkempt locks of black hair slightly shielding her left eye from vision.
This girl, she felt so familiar...!
"Can I help you with something?" He asked, perking her ears.
The blue-eyed girl blinked and stared at him again. "Is it really you; and I'm not dreaming?" She wondered softly, her voice reminding him of clear bells ringing.
He blinked back in confusion. "You look familiar..." He replied musingly.
She looked at him sharply for a moment. "I know you. I remember you, Kiba." She finished softly, perking his ears alertly.
He looked at her suspiciously. "How d you know my name?" He asked.
The girl blinked again before her sky blue gaze softened. "You don t remember me. I'm Nikki. You and me, we, uh we went on a trip together. A long time ago." She explained, seeming to hesitate to explain exactly howthey knew each other.
He raised a brow before a slight smirk adorned his lips. "You have a nice name. So we went on a trip together, huh? That would explain things." He mused.
She blinked and blushed humbly. "Thanks. Wait a minute, what things?" She wondered.
He perked an ear as the smirk fell from his face. "It's nothing. It's nice to see you again, Nikki..."
He cringed inwardly as his stomach growled loudly, a reminder that he'd barely managed to down a glass of water back at the restaurant before the manager had chased him out.
She noticed the slight tinge of embarrassed pink spread across his pale cheeks and giggled softly. "You're hungry, too, then? I know a place, c'mon." She offered, perking his ears and directing his cold blue eyes onto her.
"I don t have any money..." He began.
She shrugged, "I don t mind. I was gonna buy, anyway. So ya can either come with me or starve. Choice is yours." She mused calmly, placing her hands back in her pockets and walking towards the nearest exit, keeping an ear perked to hear his footsteps following hers.
His stomach growled at him again.
He sighed and stood, "Hang on." He declared defeatedly, watching her pause to let him catch up and walk at her side.
Although he felt like he could cope another day without food, his stomach protested greatly against doing that; so he gave in and took the offered temptation.
And besides that, he felt like he should go with this girl who abruptly recognized him.
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