||[Sep. 6th, 2007|06:40 pm]
Tales of Symphonia Yuri :: モモ及びばらの
Hello, hello, back again after a long time away. XP A short drabble I wrote up for a theme, I liked it relatively well.
Title: Litter Bug
Fandom: Tales of Symphonia
Pairing: Colette Brunel x Presea Combatir
Disclaimer: I do not own Tales of Symphonia.
Blood coursed down the length of Presea's arm, her grip tightening so as not to let the axe slip from her fingers. A hunger boxer-plant snapped angrilly down at her, it's own tentacles already diced. She stepped back as it took a step closer, every second closing the distance between them.
She'd only left the group a minute ago, to inspect a familiar looking herb, and it had only taken that one minute to get utterly lost and mangled. 'This isn't what I had in mind...' She thought pathetically, her breathing labored.
The monster sized her up one final time, readied its massive jaws.... and promptly collapsed to the ground like a mess of salad.
Presea's breath hitched. If anything, the sheer surprise probably would have killed her rather than the plant bite. "Lloyd!"
"Presea, what are you doing here!?" Lloyd demanded, poking the plant with his longer sword to make sure it was dead. "We were looking all over for you."
"...I'm sorry." An apology was all she could offer. Without meaning to, she fell on her rear, too exhausted to get up again. "I'm sorry I made you all worry."
"Oh, if only Raine were here!" Colette's voice piped up behind Lloyd. She took a few steps closer and rested her hands on her knees, looking down on her already little companion, "Are you alright?"
The rosette nodded blankly, feeling slightly embarrassed at having been caught the way she was. All maimed and tattered just because of one stupid plant, of whom so many she'd slayed single-handedly before. It almost made her feel weak.
Colette smiled and opened her mouth to say--
"Get down!" Lloyd shoved the blonde roughly to the ground and dicing another boxer-plant in mid-air. It fell at his feet in a tangled heap, very much resembling the first one. "Jeez, I wasn't expecting an ambush. That thing was practically arial!"
"Ooh, Lloyd, you know what arial means!" Chimed Colette, who was currently in a tangled mess on top an already injured Presea. She beamed down at her friend, seeing nothing at all wrong with the position they were in. "Right, Presea?"
Presea couldn't manage a struggle under the way, and simply nodded.
"Hey! Don't get cinical, Colette!" Lloyd yelled, totally serious, and also ignoring the awkward position.
"Wow, he did it again!"
"C-Colette... I can't.. breath."
"Oh!" The blonde quickly jumped off her, dusting off her blouse before offering a hand and a sheepish smile, "I'm sorry!"
Presea sighed heavily, despite the pain, and took the hand. "It's nothing."