Disclaimer- I don't own Kingdom Hearts.

A/N- Slight, very slight spoilers for Kingdom Hearts II.

It was aggravating.

She knew-somehow- that she was missing something, forgetting something important.

Not just important- precious.

But what?

She tried to remember, and came to the island where she spent so many days.

Riku sat atop the tree, one knee upwards, the other leg rest over the trunk, contemplating, dreaming.

She was leaning into it, smiling.

And in the middle...

Was there someone there?

-Brown and blue, smiling, warm-

Just her imagination, she decided. After all- she'd remember another person, wouldn't she?

As she walked away, she could have sworn she heard the last echoes of a young boy's laugh, fading into the wind.