Disclaimer: I do not own WHR, I only wish I do. And I do not own Anna Nalick or Breathe (2 AM) so don't sue me.
Summary: Robin is now 18 and is dating Sakaki. Amon pretends it doesn't drive him mad, but how long can he take it? And does Robin really love Sakaki?
2 AM and she calls me cause I'm still awake
Can you help me unravel my latest mistake?
I don't love him, winter just wasn't my season
Robin picked up the phone and dialed a number on her communicator. It was 2:00 and her head ached and was swimming with thousands of feelings she couldn't control. It was winter but her room was always warm and her curtains were scorched and she had to get new sheets more often.
"Hello." Karasuma's tired voice came from the other line.
"Hi, Karasuma, it's Robin."
"Hey Robin, what's up?"
"I want to talk to you."
"Okay, what's wrong?"
"Sakaki and I... I don't know. I have this feeling..." Robin stopped. "Never mind. I shouldn't have bothered you this early." She hung up the phone and sighed. She decided she needed some rest and lie on the singed blankets and fell asleep.
Yea we walk through the doors so accusing their eyes
Like they have any right at all to criticize
Hypocrites you're all here for the very same reason.
Robin walked into the STN-J and the doors slid open. Michael sat at the computer as usual. Karasuma glanced up at the hunter, wanting to say something, but kept her mouth shut. Amon wasn't there, which wasn't surprising anymore. Everything began to change when she started dating Sakaki. Dojima gave Robin the cold shoulder. Robin didn't know why though. And Amon began coming to work late. Everyone knew why, but didn't want to tell Robin.
Cause you can't jump the track
We're like cars on a cable and life's like an hourglass glued to the table,
No one can find the rewind button girl
So just cradle your head in your hands.
And breathe, just breathe, whoa breathe just breathe
"Hey baby!" Sakaki grabbed Robin around the waist and tried to pull her into a kiss. Robin turned her head and Sakaki kissed her cheek instead of the aimed target. Just then the elevator doors slid open again and Amon walked in. Everyone turned away from him. Amon had also gotten more edgy since Robin and Sakaki. The dark hunter glared for a moment, trying hard not to pummel Sakaki right then. He walked by, pretending like nothing happened, but he clenched his fists and could almost feel his own nails through his gloves.
Robin really didn't want Amon to see her right then. She always felt uncomfortable with Sakaki, but in front of Amon it was worse. She pushed away from Sakaki and sat at the computer. Amon could see the guilt in her eyes. He knew she didn't love him.
May he turned 21 on the base of Fort Bliss
Just today he sat down to the flask in his fist
Ain't been sober since maybe October of last year
A calendar popped up on her computer. The months seemed to fly right passed her now. She clicked a couple months forward. Amon's birthday was in May, at least she thought. Dojima somehow snaked that little bit of information from him one boring day at the office.
Robin suddenly felt a tap on her shoulder.
"Robin, can I talk to you?" Karasuma questioned. Robin nodded and stood. Dojima looked over, but when Robin looked at her, she turned away. She tried to seem uninterested. Karasuma led Robin into the elevator. She pressed the up button and both stepped inside. Robin looked over to Karasuma in the slowly rising elevator. She looked like she was about to burst with information. The doors opened at the top floor. They walked in silence to the stairs and onto the roof. Robin's boots crunched in the newly fallen snow. Karasuma turned to Robin and looked her straight in the eye.
Here in town you can tell he's been down for while
But my God it's so beautiful when the boy smiles
Wanna hold him but maybe I'll just sing about it
"Robin, do you want to know why no one wanted to tell you why Amon continues to come late?" Robin nodded. She always had that curiosity. "Robin, Amon's been at Harry's almost every night. Do you know what he's been doing?" This was scaring her now, but she shook her head. "Amon's been getting drunk ever since you and Sakaki started dating." Robin gasped. That's why he had always been late. That's why some mornings he'd come staggering into the office. Robin's eyes were suddenly brimmed with tears. She backed into a vent and sat down.
"It's all my fault isn't it?" Robin asked Karasuma.
"Robin don't do this-"
"Isn't it!" Robin broke down to tears and slid off the vent. She covered her face in her hands as Karasuma rushed to her and held her.
"Shh, it's okay. It's okay Robin."
Cause you can't jump the track
We're like cars on a cable
And life's like an hourglass glued to the table,
No one can find the rewind button boys so cradle your head in your hands
And breathe, just breathe, whoa breath just breathe
Once Robin had calmed down, Karasuma held her shoulders up so she could look at her. "Robin, you can't go back and change what happened," Another tear fell from Robin's eye. "But you can choose what happens next."
There's a light at the end of this tunnel you shout
Cause you're just as far in as you'll ever be out
And these mistakes you've made
You'll just make them again if you'll only try turnin' around
Robin walked into the door at Harry's to find a disturbing sight.
"Master Amon, that's your fifth drink. You should go home."
"I said I wanted another one." Amon slammed the glass against the counter and Robin jumped at the sound.
"I'm sorry Amon, I will not allow you another drink." Amon made a noise that sounded somewhat like a growl as he dragged himself off the stool. Robin would have laughed if she weren't in that situation. Harry grabbed the glass off the table and began cleaning it. Amon suddenly lost his balance and fell to the floor. Harry saw Robin stop herself from running to him. "I think he needs a ride home." He said to her. Robin nodded and walked to Amon and put his arm around her shoulder for support. She put him in her car. He probably had the keys and he could get his car tomorrow. Robin drove a mumbling Amon to his apartment and once they'd gotten there Robin parked the car and helped Amon out. They arrived at his door, but it was locked.
"Do you have the keys?" She asked Amon. He dug into his coat pocket and pulled out the keys and tried to fit one at a time into the lock. The process was very slow, since he was drunk and couldn't see straight. After a couple failed attempts, Robin grabbed the keys from him and began trying on her own.
"Hey!" He objected. "I-" Hiccup. "Almost gurt it!" Robin finally got the right hey and the door swung open. Amon stumbled into the room. "Who lives here?" Robin rolled her eyes.
"You do." Amon furrowed his brows, still grasping the fact that he lived there. Robin guided him to his room and laid him on his bed. "I left the keys on the table. Your car is still at Harry's so call me if you need to go get it. Good-night Amon." She was about to walk away when he grabbed her arm.
"Did I ever tell you... How beautiful you were?" Robin smiled and blushed. She knew he was drunk and probably didn't mean it, but it still gave her butterflies.
"No, and I'm sure you never would have. Good-night." She took her arm from Amon and walked away.
2am and I'm still awake writing this song
If I get it all down on paper it's no longer inside of me
Threaten' the life it belongs to.
Robin drove back to her apartment sat with her notebook in her lap. She still had that feeling in her stomach from when she was in Amon's apartment. She needed to get it down in words. She wrote anything in her notebook. It was kind of like a diary, in poetry form. She scribbled a couple of lines and fell asleep.
And I feel like I'm naked in front of the crowd
Cause these words are my diary screamin' out aloud
And I know that you'll use them however you want to.
Robin rolled over in her bed and felt something sharp. She sat up and remembered it was the pen from the night before. She picked it up and got ready for work. She was putting the second ribbon in her hair when her phone rang. Robin picked it up. "Hello?"
"Hey Rob! Where were you last night? I came by and you weren't home." It was Sakaki. Her stomach suddenly dropped.
"I was at Harry's."
"Are you okay?"
"Yea, I'm fine."
"Alright. See you at work." He hung up and Robin got ready.
The STN-J was still quiet. No witches still. Karasuma smiled at Robin and Dojima still didn't look at her. Michael did what he always did and Sakaki...
"Hey! Finally!" He was just about to pull her in again when Robin's phone rang. 'Thank god.' Robin thought.
"Excuse me." She said. She pulled out her phone and jumped in the elevator. "The doors closed and Robin answered. "Hello?"
"I need a ride."
Hello Oh, I got 4 reviews! Yay! That's a lot for me! I wanted to thank some people and answer some stuff so:
YukimuraAkechi: Pretty good
Me: Thank you XD
Wind Pretear: I tried to keep calm while reading this. The HELL! Why did they start dating if Robin CLEARLY did not like Sakaki the way she should! Sakaki had better not have a broken heart by the end of this fic. And Doujima had better be giving the cold shoulder because SHE LIKES SAKAKI. Sorry. I've just been reading shitty, badly written fics since 6 a.m. Here's a cookie for your efforts.
Me: Well, Robin probably liked Sakaki at one point, but time changes a lot of things. And he won't have a broken heart, I promise… I like cookies Thank you for the review nonetheless.
tankbbg: I like the idea! Please update soon! Amon jealousy rocks. But it feels like its moving just a little fast.
Me: Alrighty, thanks, I'll keep that in mind when I write the next chapter.
young wiccan: oh, this is interesting! I REALLY want to see what happens next
Me: I shall write -
Thanks everyone for the reviews. Should I choose another song for the next chapter, hence the fastness?