Disclaimer: Eyeshield 21 is © Inagaki Riichirou and Murata Yuusuke, Shueisha, Viz, etc. This is a nonprofit fanwork.

by Fushigi Kismet

It hurts, but only for an instant. Four instants, four holes, four loops in his ears.

The face in the mirror is the same face. Nothing has really changed.

Somehow, nothing is the same.

He thinks of this as his first great rebellion. But what he is rebelling against, he isn't sure. Maybe it's normalcy. Maybe it's happiness.

Maybe it's everything.