“He wanted to thank them, but Grimm still could not form any words to
say. Instead, he reached out with an arm and scooped little Ghost into
his embrace alongside the child, holding the both of them close.
little Ghost was surprised at Grimm’s act, they did not show it.
Instead he felt a pair of tiny arms attempt to wrap themselves around
his chest, alongside a small pair of wings. He let out a shuddering
breath, and with the little bit of strength he still had Grimm leaned
back up against the padded wall of his resting place, wrapping his body
and the children he held in his cloak like wings.
“It is alright
my little ones” Grimm breathed shakily, finally finding his voice,
though it was hoarse and barely a whisper. “Everything will be alright.”
received no verbal response, but he felt the two children snuggle
closer. He closed his eyes, breathing in and out slowly and shakily as
the lingering panic still within the corners of his mind slowly ebbed
away. He held them close, allowing them to grant him their warmth and
comfort which helped guide his mind away from the orange filled darkness
and back into the warm comforting light of the scarlet flame, as he
closed his eyes and fell back into a blissfully dreamless sleep.” – Broken Flames; written by @bloo-the-dragon
also y’know what; thanks to @ginger-goats-galore for inspiring all this
to both of you, all i gotta say is: how dare you