Song for the Condemned IV
"Claire!" A distraught and wide eyed girl burst into the room, her distressed eyes focused on the patient resigned on the bed. "You're awake!" Dropping her bags before rushing to her elder sister's side, the petite girl knelt down and wrapped her arms around the woman and sobbed in both grief and relief. "Thank goodness, I was so worried!" She choked out, her tears staining the woman's shirt. "Oh, Claire
The one she addressed smiled gently and stroked the girl's pink tinted hair, absorbing the girl's visage and her clothes, her red plaid pleated skirt, a sleeveless dress shirt, black thigh-high stockings, and ivory ankle boots. "It's all right, Serah. I'm all right." She spoke softly and the girl's hold tightened as that only caused her to cry harder.
If only everything will be okay or it all returns back to how they were. You can never change the damage done in the past.
"Claire, you've got to eat to keep up your strength."
Claire looked up to h