De Morte Prologus by dizzy_fire for water_bby
17 Dec 2016
Death brings his godson a sensible gift.
22 Dec 2013
The new kid nearly quivered with keenness. His voice had been scrubbed as clean of any trace of an accent as his face had been of dirt.
Susan felt the name should have meant something to her, but she couldn’t think what. “Bill,” she ventured, “is that short for Wilhelm?”
“No, Miss. I’m named for my godfather.”
Death meets a poor woodcutter who's looking for a just man to be a godfather to his son. The new kid in Susan's class says he's going to be a great physician.
The Death of Rats is just trying to do his job.