IF ONLY I'D SENT YOU A MAP INSTEAD

by Tari Gwaemir
"They used to be her favorite, he thought."

"What are these?" Sakura asked delightedly, when Syaoran presented her with some tangerines.

"They're a sort of fruit, Princess." They used to be her favorite, he thought.

He peeled them for her and watched her eat them, slice by slice. She licked the juice from her fingers. "They're delicious, Syaoran-kun."

He smiled a little sadly. "Yes, you said that the first time too."

She looked at him with uncomprehending eyes.

"Syaoran-kun?"

"It's nothing, Princess," he murmured and handed her his handkerchief.

END

Revised with suggestions from Sonya (sub_divided).

Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle belongs to CLAMP.

Written for 31_days theme exchange 2006, from the theme list compiled by Sophia (sophiap).

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