Originally written for the LJ community disney_uberland Drabble challenge.

Prompt: Ice Cream
Affiliation: Team Ariel


"Wanna get some ice cream?"

He hesitated, considering for a moment. "…Maybe later."

Jinmay sighed. Not too long ago, Chiro would've jumped at the chance for a break. Then again, she understood how things change. Preparing for war would force anyone to grow up, fast.

Still, fourteen was awfully young to carry the world on your shoulders.

"C'mon. My treat."

His resolve crumbled; she knew he needed this. "I…guess."

She smiled. Though she couldn't take away all his duties – there was too much at stake to even consider that – she could at least ease his burden for a while.