Hospital was chaos all over again.
Nurse at the reception desk looked like they had just woken her up when they entered and she threw several questions at them, including a very insensitive mention of needing a parent agreement to admit Sasuke for a check-up. He started crying again and Mimiko wanted to scream. She didn’t have a chance though, because Hebi stepped in and after a few barked orders had them ushered into a small room at the end of the corridor, where they were told to wait.
For a second Mimiko wasn’t sure what to do. Then she set Susuke down on the narrow examination table, gently disentangling his hands from the folds of her jacket. A small sound of protest, almost made her reconsider the idea.
He was alone, scared and she was taking the last bit of safety away from him.
She was an awful person. In more ways than one.
‘The doctor will have a look at you shortly and it will be easier this way’ she explained, fingering the edge of his shirt. ‘