Characters: Bikky, OFC.
Challenge: 82: Do The Right Thing at drabble_weekly.
Spoilers/Setting: About midway through the manga.
Summary: Faced with unexpected temptation, what will Bikky do?
Disclaimer: I don’t own FAKE, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Sanami Matoh.
It was so tempting. The woman had exited the shop, loaded with heavy bags, and as she made her way towards the crosswalk, a bulging wallet slipped out of one and dropped to the sidewalk. The woman didn’t even know she’d dropped it, and from the look of it, there was probably quite a bit of money in it. Bikky had lifted wallets before, when he was younger, but he’d never had one practically fall at his feet. He could easily take the money and ditch the wallet somewhere, except… That would be wrong.
All those thoughts whizzed through Bikky’s head in a split second. Skidding to a halt on his rollerblades, he snatched up the wallet before anyone else could and sped after the woman, catching up at the other side of the busy street.
“Hey, lady! You dropped this!” he panted, thrusting the wallet at her. “It fell out of your bag.”
She blinked in surprise. “And you chased after me to give it back?”
“Course I did. My dad’s a cop; he’s taught me to always do the right thing. You really shouldn’t leave it on top of your shopping though. Not everyone’s as honest as me!”