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Libek ([personal profile] rainfall) wrote in [community profile] tales_1002012-02-15 12:48 am

Vesperia - Sodia - battle

Title: Presentable
Author: [personal profile] rainfall
Canon: Vesperia
Spoilers: Post-Zaude
Character/pairing: Sodia
Rating: PG
Warnings: None.

It wasn't the first time she'd ever killed someone.

She smoothed her tunic, straightening the fabric conscientiously.

He was a criminal. Her job was to apprehend criminals. Sometimes, in the moment, these things just happened. They resisted arrest. He had certainly resisted often enough. If he had reached for his sword...

For some reason, she kept picturing his face. The way he had glanced over his shoulder, turned slowly to face her. The way his eyes had widened, just before.

Sodia stayed in front of her mirror for more than an hour. There was one, persistent wrinkle she couldn't erase.

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