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Drabble 008: The Ghost of You - Code Geass

She asked him, once, "Do you miss him?" He said nothing and she continued, calmly. "I hate him." Her hands did not tremble nor did her gaze waver, but the words resounded with deep, savage feeling.

From behind her chair he placed a gloved hand on her shoulder. She pressed her cheek against it.

In his arms she is not the one he sees. It is not his image reflected in her wide violet eyes. Bloodstained, sinners, they hate because they still love. Continuing to live, they love because this is what he has left them: memories and each other.