Characters: Ryo, Dee.
Setting: After the manga.
Summary: On a crystal clear winter night, Dee and Ryo enjoy the sights.
Written Using: The tw100 prompt ‘Clear’.
Disclaimer: I don’t own FAKE, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Sanami Matoh.
A/N: Double drabble.
It had been an unexpectedly mild December so far, but clear skies tonight had seen the temperature dip sharply. The air was completely still, and frost was already forming, coating parked cars with a silvery sheen. There was frost on the sidewalk too, making it slippery underfoot.
Ryo pulled his coat tighter around him and glanced up at the cloudless sky. Thanks to the ever-present lights of the city, even on such a crystal clear night few stars were visible, but the moon was there, no more than a thin sliver, seemingly poised on the very top of a tall skyscraper. Just for a moment, Ryo found himself wondering what it would be like to live somewhere far away from tall buildings and bright lights, where the sky on a winter night like this would look like black velvet sprinkled with glitter.
He pulled his gaze back to ground level, adjusted his scarf, and turned to his partner; Dee was leaning over the side of the bridge, peering down into the water.
“Drop something?” Ryo teased.
“No, I was lookin’ at the lights reflected in the water. Kinda like stars.”
Ryo smiled; the city had its own kind of beauty.