Riuko: I thought I was only going to do one, but I had an idea for another. Go figure. Well, here you are. Song: God Bless the Broken Road by Rascal Flatts.


Ikuto POV

I set out on a narrow way, many years ago
Hoping I would find true love along the broken road
But I got lost a time or two
Wiped my brow and kept pushing through
I couldn't see how every sign pointed straight to you

I'd been dumped by another girl. I remembered how I'd smiled with her, but it didn't feel right. I could tell she wasn't the one either. I'd been searching for so long for the girl of my dreams.

"Hey Ikuto," said a voice. "You get dumped again?"

"Yeah," I replied. A girl with pink hair sat down beside me.

Every long lost dream led me to where you are
Others who broke my heart, they were like northern stars
Pointing me on my way into your loving arms
This much I know is true

"How do you always know?" I asked.

"Call it friend's intuition," Amu replied, smiling at me. Amu had been my friend since we were kids and she's always been there for me. "Does someone need a hug?"

"Come on Amu, we're twenty-five. Hugs don't solve everything."

"Can't hurt to try," she replied before giving me a hug.

That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you
Yes He did

I felt so warm in her arms, like I could do anything. Then it hit me, maybe she's the one.

I think about the years I spent, just passing through
I'd like to have the time I lost, and give it back to you
But you just smile and take my hand
You've been there, you understand
It's all part of a grander plan that is coming true

"Don't worry Ikuto, you'll find your perfect girl one day."

"I think I already have." Amu released me and a blush tinted her cheeks. "Um Ikuto…"

"Yeah?"

"I-I-I…" Amu didn't look like she could finish.

Every long lost dream led me to where you are
Others who broke my heart, they were like northern stars
Pointing me on my way into your loving arms
This much I know is true

I hugged her and nuzzled her neck in that way I used to when we were kids.

"I love you too Amu," I stated.

"I know, I know but…"

"That's not what I mean," I replied laughing. "I mean, I think I've fallen for you."

"Me too."

That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

"You know, you could've saved me a lot of trouble by just telling me in the first place" I stated, hoping to get a rise out of her.

"Sh-Shut up! Stupid Ikuto."

But now I'm just rolling home into my lover's arms
This much I know is true

"I love you too Amu," I said nuzzling her neck again.

That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

Two Years Later…

"Ikuto hurry up! If you don't get down here by the time dinner's ready then you can find somewhere else to eat!"

That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

"I am truly blessed to have a wife who cares for my health so deeply," I replied. She was so blushing.

"Shut up and get the hell down here!"