Mentors Understand...Hopefully

by NightMaiden
originally published at 06:14AM on Tuesday, June 17, 2008

It was a silent afternoon, and our well – known Ryuuki was dozing underneath a tree, letting the rustling of the leaves dull his usually sharp senses.

Someone sat next to him, and he opened an azure eye lazily.

“What are you doing?” his guardian asked him.

“Nothing special…” Ryuuki answered, and shut his eye again.

“There is something on your mind, I can tell,” the teacher pressed, and Ryuuki sighed.

“Listen, Faolan…I have someone very special to me,” Ryuuki continued. Faolan arched an eyebrow.

“My pupil has grown up that much already?”

This elicited a growl from Ryuuki, and his teacher chuckled. “Continue…”

“She already knows about…about—“

“I understand. Yes, so, what is the essence of your problem?” the mentor asked.

Ryuuki mentally heaved a sigh of relief – this is why he loved talking to Faolan. He seemed to understand everything without being told.

“What will happen if my mother finds out?” he asked.

Faolan’s brown eyes widened.

“She is a human?!”