A/N: Written for

Diversity Writing Challenge, g27 - fic that explores the psyche of someone who unintentionally killed someone
Mega Prompts Challenge, Quotes prompt #006 - "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe." ― Albert Einstein

Lacking Notes

He's bored. He only pays class half a mind, and he lets the rest drift. The courtyard empty. The future is likewise empty.

Entrance exams are coming up but the threat has failed to make him buckle under their weight. The practice is too easy, too routine. The road to becoming a police officer is neatly paved and the only thing he can't do is make the clock tick faster.

People think unsavoury thoughts in the classroom. They whisper unsavoury things in the street on the way home.

Criminals go on destroying lives. In the span of one afternoon's homework, Kurou Otoharada kills six children before shooting himself in the head to avoid capture.

He doesn't know what his future self could have done but surely it would be more than waiting uselessly in front of the building for the man to leave his desperate advantage and crawl out.