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13 May 2008 @ 10:15 pm
Drabble: Parents  
Title: Parents
Fandom: The Legend of Zelda (OOT)
Characters: Sheik, Impa
Prompt: 027. Parents
Word Count: 108
Rating: PG [death]

She gazes down the narrow gorge, the wind whipping her hair around her face. It's short and severe now, unlike yesterday, when she'd washed her hair in the palace bathrooms. Now she was resigned to the nearest stream.

"What is it, Sheik?" Impa asks from her horses' back.

The former princess can't take her eyes away from the river far below them where, for a moment - only a moment - she thought she saw the trendils of blonde hair, a purple robe stained red with blood.

'I love you sweetheart, be safe.'
'Mother!'


She closes her eyes against the memory.

"Sheik?"

A heartbeat.

Two.

"It's nothing. Let's go."
 
 
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