Shards of the Mirror Moon

By TwinEnigma

Disclaimer: I do not own Naruto, nor do I write this for profit.

Warnings and Codes for whole fic: Violence, language, AU, SasuKarin

Format: Drabbles.


21.

It begins as a sort of morbid curiosity.

Karin, almost absurdly in spite of her righteous anger at him, wants to know what's become of Sasuke.

But she doesn't go to him right away.

The first time she tries, her will falters on the way to the door and she turns around straightaway, her back to the door, to him. The scar he gave her aches like new and she returns to bed, rubbing at the soreness in an attempt to get it to stop.

She promises herself that next time she'll be braver.

She knows she's stronger than this.

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