Language warning. This is set when they're teens.


"Shall we go?" Spirit asked, turning towards Stein.

But Stein was frowning slightly. "What does it feel like?"

"What, eating a soul? It's kind of like…"

"No," Stein interrupted. "I mean going through their bodies like that, cutting through bone and muscle so smoothly, grazing their organs, being inside—"

He stopped when he saw the look of horror on Spirit's face.

"Gross! Eaugh! What the hell, Stein, I just ate! Why would you…" He shuddered and turned away. "C'mon, we're going home."

He missed the look of dark resentment Stein sent at his back. …Pathetic. What a fucking waste.