Characters: Kira, Tatsuki
Word Count: 100
A.N: I got the idea for this before Ch. 334 came out but just jotted it down today. Rather obviously set between the end of SS arc and Ch. 334 as concerns a certain character's development; AU, since Kira and Tatsuki haven't interacted yet in canon.
“You remind me of someone, Arisawa-san.” Kira gingerly shifted the ice pack he was holding against the lump on his head. His toes curled up against the edge of the porch, the worn wooden slats feeling almost cool in the heat of the afternoon. “She used to boss me and Abarai around at the academy.”
“Oh?” Tatsuki grinned and cracked her knuckles. “I’d like to meet her.”
Kira thought of the white, sterile blankets and the steadily-humming life support machines and the cold, pale girl lying unconscious in the middle of it. His heart hurt.
“No, you wouldn’t,” he said.