13 Sep 2014
" Well, I do have the Big Blue Box, but I'll be around you guys a lot more. "

"If you must."

13 Sep 2014
" I'll never be truly gone from you guys, 'Kari. "

"I guess not." Hikari offered the best smile she could muster.

"You can stay with us as long as you like."

13 Sep 2014
" Well, like I said, it's a very lo-- Hell, I'll tell you. When I died, a little spark of me was left. Humans call it a 'spirit.' Imagine a phoenix. " Donny frowned. " You're family, I wanna help. "

"I could keep turning you down, but I guess it won’t do any good."

13 Sep 2014
" Truly the most remarkable thing to be doing. If there's anything I can do...? "

She waved him off. “Don’t worry about it. We aren’t your problem.”

"Speaking of being alive, you seem to be doing a good job of it yourself."

13 Sep 2014
" Simplicity in this family is pretty hard to acheive, but alright. So how about you? "

"I’m alive." She sighed again.

13 Sep 2014
" Would I call Nao my brother or my nephew? " Donny's head tilts, a blonde brow quirking.

Hikari chuckled. “I’d go with nephew, for simplicity’s sake.”

13 Sep 2014
" So how're you and Nao? "

"Managing. He’s gotten big since the last time you saw him."

13 Sep 2014
" I. I. " Rage welled up and spread about Donny like a virus, but he calmed his mind. " I'll kick his ass for walking out, mark my words. I'm so sorry. "

She shrugged. “You can do what you want.”

13 Sep 2014
" Oh shit. " Donny's face went from a light interest to a deep frown. " I. I don't know what to say, 'Kari. I'm sorry. "

"Yeah." She folded her arms across her chest.

13 Sep 2014
" Tell me Kim didn't walk out on you. " Nice, exactly what wasn't supposed to happen. " I'll kick the shit outta him if he did. "

"I won’t tell you then." Hikari pulled a crumpled and tear stained letter from her back pocket and shoved it into Donatello’s chest.