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Wind of the Ocean

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~ Wind of the Ocean ~
:: Need ::

Following a rather vicious challenge, she found herself wandering over to Kaze, sitting against a tree. “Are you okay?” she asked, head tilted and eyes concerned.

He started at her voice. “Yes. What about everyone else...?” A heavy pause lies between them and he follows her gaze to the dark blood blossoming against his abdomen.

Damn it. She… wasn’t supposed to see that.

“Kaze, why didn’t you tell Sakura?” she demanded, frowning. “This needs to be treated now. What were you thinking?”

He flinched at the tone of her voice, suddenly quiet. Typical Kaze: placing others’ needs before his own.