A/N: Ok I found a song that I think the lyrics fit to a character in not elemental properties, but perhaps a song that relates to Makoto and her Parents, most notably her father. Get ready THIS ONE MAY BE A TEAR JERKER!!!

This is a take on a situation that can be very loosely interpreted. Here is my interpretation of what happened before hand, (and with that you SHOULD know what situation I'm referring to)


SONG: Goodnight My Angel
BY: Billy Joel


Makoto was only a small child as she cried clinging onto her dad's leg telling him he couldn't leave yet. She was so small that she couldn't really understand why her mom and dad had to leave for a little while, only that they would be back very soon. Leaving her in the care of an elderly woman and a very good friend of theirs wasn't something new for the little girl. Often times this woman would babysit her when her parents went out. This was different though, they were going to go on a plane far away and as the small child she was at the time she remained unable to understand why they were going to leave her so soon when it was almost bedtime.

"Makoto, you be a good little girl." Her father said giving her a hug. "Mommy and I will be back soon. We love you very much." He then kissed her cheek before she latched onto him.

"But dad, it's almost time for bed. Who'll tuck me in and sing to me?" she looked forlorn that he would leave without singing her to sleep. He laughed before picking her up into his arms and placed her onto her little sleeping cot as he sang.

Goodnight, my angel
Time to close your eyes
And save these questions for another day
I think I know what you've been asking me
I think you know what I've been trying to say
I promised I would never leave you
And you should always know
Wherever you may go
No matter where you are
I never will be far away

His words were soft and caring as he sang for her the very song she loved from an old cassette tape that she had found in the basement. She loved this song and he loved to sing it as well, it was from one of the artists that he had grown up with after all. She had always asked him everything she could think of, her daddy knew everything in this world there was to know. Mommy was the one who told her about the three o' clock fairy and about all of the things daddy didn't know about. The words were calming to Makoto. Even if she wouldn't actually understand the song until she was far older, at that time she loved when he sang that song very much. Looking back, perhaps it was fates way of telling her that her daddy would always be there.

Goodnight, my angel
Now it's time to sleep
And still so many things I want to say
Remember all the songs you sang for me
When we went sailing on an emerald bay
And like a boat out on the ocean
I'm rocking you to sleep
The water's dark and deep
Inside this ancient heart
You'll always be a part of me

Often times she never went to bed like a good little girl. Daddy would always stay up with her showing her things like stars, fireflies, the calm sounds of a nighttime storm and everything else there was to know about nature. Sometimes she would sing silly songs or ones from that old cassette tape for him and even if she wasn't very good he always praised her. There were times when she would be fearful as a small child and in those times he was there to protect her no matter what. She didn't like being alone in the dark so often he would plug a small nightlight in each hallway and in each room before he went to bed at night. When she was little those were the facts she knew to be nothing but truth.


Goodnight, my angel
Now it's time to dream
And dream how wonderful your life will be
Someday your child may cry
And if you sing this lullaby
Then in your heart
There will always be a part of me

Her mom didn't sing very well, and so often she only sang the easy parts. She was the one who taught Makoto girly things like how to brush her hair into a ponytail and how to make sure to sneak in the extra bit of chocolate into a cookie before her father ate the entire bag. Her father taught her to love basket ball and often times she would stay up late with him eating popcorn if a game was on, this was a tradition that lives on even to this day for Makoto. She also gained his lack of common sense for redecoration; the man could repair things just fine. Painting a room? that was dandy. However ask the man to dismantle something and nine times out of ten that something ended up in more than just pieces and often with his little girl helping. These were the good times that if one cares to remember can bring a smile to the brunettes face.

Someday we'll all be gone
but lullabies go on and on...
They never die
that's how you
And I
will be

That was the last memory Makoto ever had of her father as she drifted off to sleep. Perhaps the song was a message in a way. Whatever was the reason that made Makoto want him to sing for her she wouldn't ever actually know. Late at night before she goes to bed in her apartment she lights nightlights down the halls, when she bakes cookies she makes sure to ad that extra bit of chocolate and when she finally has a child of her own she will sing this lullaby to them in hopes that should anything ever happen that child will know just how much their mommy loved them.

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