Reviews for Mello and the Thousand Paper Cranes
AngelsAndShadows chapter 1 . 3/5/2013
I really, really love this story. It made me both insanely sad and really happy. I had to keep myself from crying.

While reading, I randomly thought of Near. Thinking about if someone would make him a thousand paper cranes. Then, I thought of this. So basically, Near is working on the Kira case when he receives a package with a letter in it. I don't know who exactly it's from, but it is from a childhood friend he hasn't heard from for years.
It's written in the form of a poem/letter.

Dear Near,

You've always told me wishes were stupid.

That a waste of breath could never turn to reality.

You'd always disapprove of my love of ghosts and supernatural.

The kira case made me worry.

One wrong move, you're dead.

So I tried wishing upon stars for your safety.

But then I remembered how ridiculous you had claimed it.

But I kept going.

But eventually,

I got bored

Of trying to find a shooting star.

So I gave up on that.

But I still worried.

Insomnia from thoughts

Kept me up at night.

I'd just sit in bed and fidget around

And hope.

But you said to think without action is worthless.

So one night,

I decided to do something about it.

I walked up to my study

And stayed up all night


And wishing upon

So maybe there could be a chance.

So Near, I hope you know,

That I care enough

To spend my nights


And worrying,

And wishing,

To make you

A thousand paper cranes.
Pen-to-Page chapter 1 . 1/26/2013
I cannot begin to tell you how much I loved this story. It was SO CUTE, and it made me all warm and fuzzy inside. I loved Mello's focus and resolve through the whole paper crane making process and the ending scene was just amazing!