Disclaimer:  I don't own Yugioh or TBAA.  Just borrowing them for the story!

Author's Notes:.  Hello everyone!  This fic is the sequel to "Listening With the Heart".  I do try to explain what's going on in certain parts of the fic for those of you who haven't read LWTH, as this fic does refer back to things that had happened in LWTH.   Hyatt Insomnia is back as my beta-reader…for which I am eternally grateful! 

This fic is also a true Yugioh/TBAA crossover.  You don't have to watch TBAA (Touched By An Angel) to know what's going on, though.  It's got more Yugioh than TBAA, so I'm putting it in the Yugioh section.

On with the fic!

Warnings:  Mild violence and language, so far.

To Steal, Kill, and Destroy

Chapter One:  Evil's Arrival

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The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy…..John 10:10, KJV

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The alarm sounded for the third time in the spiky haired teenager's bedroom.  A hand came out from underneath the covers and banged down on the offending clock.. 

//Good morning, aibou.  Sleep well?//

/Uh huh./

// It's time to get up, aibou. //

/Uh huh./

// The house is on fire, aibou.//

/Uh huh./

// Giant termites have invaded and are now devouring the house, aibou. //

/Uh huh./

// One of them is crawling up your leg even as we speak.. //

/That's nice, Yami./

// You're not up yet, are you? //

/Uh huh./

Yami sighed and sat down on the edge of Yugi's bed in his false form.  "I really hate to do this to you, aibou…but…."

// YUGI!! WAKE UP!! //

His Hikari quickly popped up.  "Huh? Wha?  What's going on?"

"Good morning, aibou.  Sleep well?"  Yami smiled at him.

"I was until you started yelling at me!"

The ancient Egyptian spirit chuckled.  "I'm sorry, aibou.  It was either me yelling or you getting a detention."

"What time is it, anyway?"  Yugi yawned and sleepily reached for the clock.  His eyes widened when he saw it.  "Oh, no!"  He jumped out of bed and began rushing around.

"My thoughts exactly, aibou."

Yami chuckled while Yugi scurried around, trying to get ready.  He was about to run out the door when his darker half stopped him.  "Aren't you forgetting something?" 

Yugi looked down at himself.  He had his blue Domino High school uniform on, complete with his jacket and pants.  He thought maybe he'd forgotten to put them on in his rush!  He looked up at the ancient spirit, who calmly pointed at the dresser.  Yugi's backpack was sitting on the floor next to it.

"Oh!  Thanks, Yami!"  Yugi ran to retrieve his backpack.  He bent down to pick it up.  When he stood up again, he was startled to see a figure in the mirror above his dresser.  It was a man, dressed in a long white robe and turban.  Yugi's eyes widened in shock, then whirled around to face the new arrival.  "Shaddi!"

"I come with a warning, O Chosen One.  A great and terrible evil approaches.  Be on your guard."

"Oh no!" Yugi cried  "Is it after the Millennium Puzzle?"

"That I do not know.  I do know that it is extremely powerful…and will leave nothing in its wake but destruction, pain, and sorrow.  It will affect all who come in contact with it."

"That's terrible!"

"Do not trust what your eyes can see or what your ears can hear. The evil will be arriving very soon.  Be very careful, lest you become ensnared by it."  The Egyptian then turned around and walked out of Yugi's bedroom.

"Wait!  Don't go!  I have more questions!  How will I know this evil if I can't even trust my own senses!? "  The spiky haired boy dropped his backpack and ran after Shaddi out into the hallway.  But it was too late.  The mysterious Egyptian had vanished as suddenly as he had appeared.

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The CEO of Kaiba Corporation was returning to his office after a long morning of business meetings.  He was hoping to spend the rest of the day working on something he actually liked, no loved: his games.  He wanted to spend some time tweaking his new virtual game and Kaiba Corporation's Duel Disk systems.  However, when he entered his office he found a woman sitting there waiting for him.  She appeared to be in her mid to late thirties, and her auburn hair was pulled into a tight bun on her head.  She flashed a smile at him as he walked into his office.  "Hello, Kaiba.  I've been waiting for you."

"Really?  I don't recall having any other appointments today." 

"Well…to be honest, I didn't exactly make an appointment."

"Then you can make an appointment with my secretary on the way out."  The tall brunette placed his briefcase on his desk and proceeded to switch on his computer, ignoring the woman who was still in his office.

"Now, Kaiba," she smiled, "Is that any way to treat your new business partner?"

The young CEO glared at her with his ice blue eyes.  "No, I suppose it isn't.  However, you are not my new business partner. So, if you don't mind, I'm rather busy at the moment."  He went back to his typing.

The auburn-haired woman ignored him and walked over to the office window.  "It's a lovely view you have here."

Kaiba was starting to lose his already thin patience.  "Do I need to have security come and escort you out?"

"Oh, you don't want to do that, Kaiba."

"Trust me…right now I want to do that very much..  And if you don't leave in the next three seconds, I will do it."

She smiled wickedly at him.  "Aw, Kaiba…you don't want me to have to tell them about Gozoburo, do you?"  She looked back out the window.  "Your office is on a higher floor than his was…one would think that after you pushed him, you would have wanted an office on a lower floor instead.  Ah, but then again, that could be another way of keeping people from suspecting you.  Or maybe you just like the view from up here."  She turned back towards him with a smug smile on her face.

"I have no idea what you're babbling on about."  He looked at her in his usual unemotional way.

She chuckled.  "You always were good at giving that poker face, weren't you?  Just another one of your talents.  Sorry, but it won't work with me."

"I still don't know what you're talking about.  And your three seconds are up."

"I know that you murdered Gozoburo Kaiba.  Throw me out now, and I'll have you put away for murder.  Who's going to take care of poor little Mokuba while you're gone?"

"You're insane,"  Kaiba snarled at her, standing up, "Besides, it's your word against mine. No one would ever believe you.  Now get out of here before I throw you out myself."

"Hmm…I can see you're going to need a bit of convincing.  Do you remember a man by the name of Louis DeAngelino?"  She walked around to the front of Kaiba's desk.

"What about him?"

"What would you say if I came back here tomorrow…with Mr. DeAngelino?"

"I'd say you're crazier than I thought you were.  That scumbag isn't getting out of jail anytime soon."   Kaiba had personally hired the best attorney to prosecute Louis DeAngelino himself. The police had caught him while he was trying to escape from the building where he had held Joey hostage, along with his father.  What had enraged Kaiba even more is that both Louis and Joey's father, Frank, had tried to coerce Joey into stealing items from the Kaiba mansion.  Joey had refused them and was rewarded for his efforts by being chained to a bed.  Luckily, a local waitress who had befriended both Joey and Kaiba overheard the two men talking while they ate at the diner where she worked.  She had called Kaiba, who ended up following the two to their apartment.  Joey's father had been killed in the fight that ensued.  However, Louie had fled when the fighting started…and ended up running right into the arms of the police.  Even more unfortunate for him was the fact that he had incurred the wrath of the CEO of Kaiba Corp.  He was not a man to be trifled with, and he made sure that the book was thrown at Louie.  With Kaiba's power and influence, he could also insure that Louis DeAngelino wouldn't even be able to secure a parole, much less a release from jail.

"I'll be back tomorrow, then…with Mr. DeAngelino in tow.  You see, Kaiba, as much power as you may think you have…I have more.  I can be your best friend or your worst enemy.  The choice is up to you."

"You're delusional."

"We'll see about that."  With that, she turned to go.  Just before she left, she turned back to him.  "By the way…my name is Monique."

How could she know? Kaiba thought to himself.  How?  Well, it doesn't matter.  Hopefully, she won't be back here tomorrow…there's no way she'll be able to get that piece of trash out.  No way.

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