Word Count: 100
Be This Sunset One For Keeping


an:well, here it is, everyone, after about 18 months since starting this story, here is the last chapter. it has been great writing this, and gratifying reading your reviews. this is the end of Nami's perspective and her story with Luffy. i hope everyone enjoyed reading this as much as i enjoyed writing it, and keep your eyes open; you never know when another character will feel the need to share his story, too...


"The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment, but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy."
-John F. Kennedy

They were just a bunch of lonely kids in a hospital ward before he came along. He took their hands and brought them into the world.

They visit his grave every week without fail, even as they grow older.

She still cries-sometimes-into Sanji's shoulder when they all get together. They drink and eat and laugh as they relive those old, lingering memories, waiting for the day when they will see him again.

And sometimes life is so gloriously beautiful that Nami smiles, heart full of hope.

She looks towards the sky and imagines the millions of futures awaiting them.