A/N: Those of you who read my Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha fics know that at the end of each fic, I include a little omake extra segment called "Vivio's Magical Omake Theater!" When I started writing HiME fics, I thought I'd do the same thing...only I ran into a few problems.
1. These drabbles aren't set in the same AU that the actual fics are, which means that you, the readers, might find them a little jarring.
2. I've already written a good seven of them and I'm still wrestling madly on only the second actual fic.
So, you get to suffer through my sense of humor in this collection of vignettes, drabbles, and CHILD-ish crack-fics.
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Duran-kun and Kiyo-chan's Omake Theater!
(featuring the Kuga-Fujino family pets)
It was a lazy weekday afternoon. Kiyohime was snuggled down into her fluffy purple cushion, bathed in a warm sunbeam. It was a perfect day for a happy hydra to take a nice nap.
Except for the annoying fly that insisted on buzzing around her. The sound was irritating enough, but when it dipped down to where it brushed against the back of her third head, she'd had enough. That head shot up, snapping at the fly but just missing. The insect seemed possessed by an evil spirit; rather than being chased off by the near-miss, it continued to circle around the hydra. Kiyohime's other heads rose up, lunging and snapping, but the fly went on zipping in and out, dodging the serpentine jaws.
Finally, though, the bug's luck ran out and, in running from Kiyohime's first head, dodged around her second neck and right into the waiting mouth of the fifth head, which closed on it with a satisfying gulp and swallow. Having won that victory, she prepared to settle down to her nap.
Only to discover a slight problem...
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Natsuki Kuga's keys rattled as she pulled them out of the lock and called, "I'm home!" That was kind of pointless, since Shizuru wouldn't be back from classes for over an hour, but it felt good to be able to say it if only to the pets.
She was surprised, then, when Duran set to barking. It wasn't his "angry" bark, but not his "hello" bark, either. "Worried" was how she thought she'd describe it. Concerned, she yanked off her boots and ran through the foyer to the living room to see what had gotten him upset.
"Hey, boy, what's wrong--oh." He was standing next to Kiyohime's pillow, where the hydra was looking plaintively up at her and whimpering.
"You owe me for this, Kiyohime," Natsuki said as she knelt down to help. "Can you imagine what Shizuru would say if she found out you'd gotten your necks tied in a knot?"