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19 May 2010 @ 05:49 pm
Fic - Mused  
Author: bluffee
Word Count: 243
Disclaimer: FMA won't be as awesome if it were mine. XP
Rating: K+
Characters: Roy Mustang, Maes Hughes
Time line/Spoilers: Ishbal war; no spoilers
Summary: (Drabble-ish) "Easier said than done" -- regardless, promises are made at the war front.
Author’s note: After lurking for half a year, I'm finally a member of this comm ;A; So I wanted to give you guys something for my first post~~ I hope you enjoy!! :D



"Sulking again?"

Roy looked up to see who tapped him at the back. Sighing at the sight of him, he looked back down.

"This is a job, remember? You're a major for this," said Hughes.

"A job? Some damned job this is, if that's what you call it," Roy replied, sliding his hood over himself. "How do you expect to not see me like this?"

"I know, I know. The hardest part comes when responsibility and burden combine. Now wipe that worn-out look off your face and let's go."

"Easier said than done," Roy replied. "A soldier's face always reflects the war front." His eyes scanned the tent's cloth roof. Sunlight seeped in from tiny bullet holes. It's like his gaze went past it.

"What does the sky look like?" he asked.

What but a sigh followed. "Well, what can I say? Ain't sunny, ain't rainy... Seein' no clouds up around either." Hughes paused.

"But you don't talk about no sky when you're inside the smoke."

"Heh," replied Roy. "Just wondering. I guess I haven't seen it in a while now."

"Well, at least that's what my sky looks like." Hughes laughed. "And how 'bout yours, major?"

"Trust me, it's not worth the question."

Roy stood himself up, gloving his hands with his weapons. "I've figured. I'll never raise my head up in my pride unless I've done a deed."

Hughes chuckled, leading the way out of the tent.

"That might have to wait."

Barking at the windevil_little_dog on May 19th, 2010 11:10 am (UTC)
Ooo, Ishbal arc. :D
bluffee on May 19th, 2010 11:37 am (UTC)
The Blue Book omake (His Battlefield Once More) inspires *A*
Barking at the windevil_little_dog on May 19th, 2010 11:47 am (UTC)
*nod* One of my friends makes much use of it.
bluffee on May 19th, 2010 12:05 pm (UTC)
Actually I only knew the existence of this "Blue Book" by accident when I downloaded the omake in it XDD But of course, what creation of Arakawa won't be of use? Muhihihi ;DD
Barking at the windevil_little_dog on May 20th, 2010 01:29 am (UTC)
True, true...I've seen fic written on omakes.
bluffee on May 20th, 2010 04:05 am (UTC)
Ah yes, your fics! I've read and found to like those I've read. I'm glad to make your acquaintance! *handshakes* ;D
Barking at the windevil_little_dog on May 20th, 2010 11:52 am (UTC)
Ah, thank you. :D
cornerofmadnesscornerofmadness on May 19th, 2010 02:55 pm (UTC)
nicely done. I love the Ishbal arc
bluffee on May 19th, 2010 11:09 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much *A* It's my first time writing a fanfic that wasn't cheesy, so I'm glad ;A; *glomp