Title: Waiting
Author: Kristen Sharpe
Date: August 24, 2009
Rating: K
Warnings: None.
Disclaimer: "Fullmetal Alchemist" belongs to Hiromu Arakawa, Square ENIX, Studio BONES and various other parties.
Author's Note: Yet another angsty "Conqueror of Shamballa"-inspired drabble.


This world is ice and snow and cold, so cold. The fire he once possessed is nothing but ash, smoldering in his soul. But, it was his choice. He willingly gave up everything. Now, alone and powerless, he waits.

This world is home and not home, filled with faces he knows and people he does not. The drive he once possessed is nothing but a flicker of hope in his soul. But, it was his choice. He willingly gave up everything. Now, alone and powerless, he waits.

Waiting, trapped in the hells they chose.

Waiting, for something they cannot name.


Notes: This one was done as a comparison of the two characters in question when it occurred to me that there were some interesting similarities in their situations. It's not meant to imply that they're waiting for each other.