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CielXReader Chapter 4The day progressed like any other normal day in the Phantomhive manor . . . well almost.
I was dusting the bookcases in the library with Mey Rin. Ciel was reading a few books now that he had time, and as always, Sebastian was hovering over him with a plate of tea and cakes.
"Master" Mey Rin called, breaking the still silence.
"What is it Mey Rin." The boy mumbled.
"I believe Halloween is next week, is it not?"
"What does it matter to you, you always get holiday pay."
"Well I was just thinking, we never do anything fun around here. I thought that maybe we could hold a party."
"But young master-"
"No Mey Rin"
"-_______ might enjoy it"
"Don't you drag me into this!"
"Yes, keep her out!"
A Bloody, Stupid Miracle The day we’d cured the human condition was the day I put a bullet through my head and didn’t die. It was also the day I realized how scared I actually was of death, and after hours of muscle ache from holding that gauze against my open skull, after the wound closed and everything went back to normal, I had myself a good old-fashioned brainstorm. How ironic.
But when summer came, everything had fallen to shit. The air scorched my skin and parched my tongue every time I took a breath. The sun glared down on a rapidly-collapsing world, full of the undying bastard children of cruelty and misfortune. What was one to do when their cells regenerated faster than they decomposed?
My feet hit the pavement, now littered with jagged bits of glass to snap at my toes, thoroughly baked by the blazing ball of bitter disdain high overhead. Today was worse than yesterday. Though I’d often wondered the purpose of it anymore, I
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