anime so sad you can’t read the subtitles through your tears
pairing: Tachibana Makoto/Nanase Haruka
rating: Teen (for language in future chapters)
notes: Canon Divergence, Mermen, Angst
status: In Progress (5/6)
summary: Makoto makes a wish for Haru to be free, and suddenly, the two find themselves on an adventure that takes them deep beneath the ocean’s surface and into a strange new world—a world where they aren’t quite human. And yet, even far from the life they know, freedom does not come easily to Haru, and Makoto must find the courage to help Haru in the only way he can: by letting go.
ch. 5 excerpt:
“Why did you do it?” Haru rasps, “Why did you want to leave?”
Makoto says nothing. He’s already given his answer.
Haru is barely audible over the waves. “We could’ve made a home anywhere.”
Makoto doesn’t know what else to say, what Haru wants him to say. There had been a reason to go home. What was it? He can’t remember and feels nothing.
He stares at the sky and wonders what home means.
He wonders when Haru stopped being his home.
one of my freelance projects right now is editing this dude’s film script and throughout the whole 115-page script he consistently uses the word “diner” instead of “dinner” and i just