The BirthThe Birth by QueenSnake
"It's a girl!" the obstetrician said, holding the small, bloody infant up.
Cloud gasped in relief, tears of pain still running down his cheeks. Sephiroth was staring at the small creature the doctor was gently drying off and wrapping in a blanket. That was that was his child? He'd been expecting it, looking forward to it for so long he honestly did not know how to feel now that he saw it for the first time. His child. His baby. Surely he was supposed to find it overwhelming and beautiful, not a little bit unsettling and strange-looking.
"Oh, wow, she's got so much hair!" one of the nurses cooed. She took the swaddled baby and handed it to Sephiroth, "Congratulations!"
Sephiroth took the baby automatically, looking down at it with a mixture of feelings that he still wasn't sure how he felt about. The newborn blinked unfocused blue eyes at him. Blue, slit-pupil'd eyes.
She had his eyes. Oh, they were Cloud's in color, but other than that bright blue, they were exactly l
Cafe story - something sweetCafé au Lait sidestory - something sweetCafe story - something sweet by Yukithefox
Strawberry fell to the ground, crashing onto the black pavement of the schoolyard and scraping his white knee-high stockings. His usually tidy school uniform was spotted with dirt; the navy blue jacket was open, revealing an equally dirtied white shirt beneath and blue shorts that had been undone.
His evenly cropped crimson hair was rather mussed, and his sheep ears hung low against his head. The timid thirteen-year-old was the main attraction for a crowd of sneering and snickering schoolboys circled around him.
"Such a girly scream, man!" the ringleader scoffed. "Well, what do you expect, he's like half girl. He likes boys anyway, just like they do." A couple of giggles from the others followed. "Hey, you oughtta be wearing a skirt like them, tomato-head!"
All Strawberry could hear was roaring laughter and the pained throbbing of his heart. Beneath the short red locks that had spilled over his face were deep green eyes focused o