Disclaimer: I don't own Kingdom Hearts or its characters.

A/N: THIS IS MY FIRST ATTEMPT AT A SRSBSNS FIC. DON'T BE HATIN'. And only the prologue is gonna be in present tense, 'kay. I work best in past tense, but the prologue had to be written in present tense.

I hope you like it.


prologue
red.

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.

Drip, drip, drip.

The liquid's falling. Catch it. Stop it. Don't just sit there and stare.

The girl sits there and stares.

Drip. Drip.

The red liquid is coming from the body.

It is blood.

Drip, drip, drip.

The girl doesn't know what to do.

That's her brother, lying there on the floor.

Drip, drip.

He's bleeding.

He's dying.

Drip.

The blood's going to be gone soon; soon, he'll be too dead to bleed.

The red substance is touching her toes.

She isn't retracting them.

She just sits there and stares.

Drip.

Go help him, little girl.

Help him.

Try and stop him from dying.

... Drip.

She doesn't move.

... Drip.

He's almost dead.

Any last words, Ienzo?

... Drip.

I didn't think so.

...

He's gone, girl.

And you did nothing to save him.