I just have a lot of built up feels that need to be alleviated with a new episode.
I Used To Have Her Eyes by Donatanna
Mom: Home in 5 minutes, hope you’ve taken the chicken out of the freezer
I'm still gushing over your stories / w \ I reread Tender Trap 1 and 2 but I'm also reading Son for a Daughter. If you have time, can you do a little drabble between Karai and Leo when she offers him to leave after being rescued from the Shredder ; O;
Set in the A Son for a Daughter story verse - exploring the idea of Leo allowing Karai to ‘help him escape’ from his family after being brought home from the Foot Clan headquarters, more specifically, the Shredder’s personal chambers.
If you don’t know, A Son for a Daughter contains mature themes, including: perceived horrific betrayal by Splinter, several instances of rape, torture and the disfigurement of Leo by the Shredder. While this story is not nearly as graphic, it does reference some of what had happened.
Rated T - 1540 words - Hurt/Comfort
When the pain hits him, he handles it; raised to fight, he can do nothing else; gritting his teeth, keeping his right arm rigid and clutching at the blankets; forcing himself not to grab where there will only be empty space; the absence of his limb like a hole punctured through his sense of balance; of honor. But he clings to the remnants of who he used to be, little that remains, and will not allow the pain to supersede his control over himself. And he would be fine, if it was only the relentless burning, tingling, shooting, electric-like misery that assaults him and fires through his upper arm, shoulder and side. But the pain doesn’t come alone. It brings memories. Lurid. Raw and real. And the whimpering begins to bubble through his pressing lips and gritting teeth. The whimpering sound that when he is lucid and almost strong, makes it so he can’t look in the mirror. Can’t look himself in the eye.
But that’s where she comes in. Firm and unflinching. Defiant to the invisible power threatening to drag him under; that swirling vortex that he would have surely flung himself into to escape this never-ending torment. Karai remains unafraid. Of everything. Despite her own pain. Her own betrayal. She looks him in the eye. Daring to see him. All of him. Reading the lines of his pain and shame and humiliation that have been carved into his soul; seeing through to the very small, very frightened, cowering part of him; that quakes still as though he still remains within the Shredder’s reach. Seeing all of what had been done and yet, she does not flinch from it. And there is no pity. Instead, miraculously, Karai lifts him over the filth and the shame. Reminds him that he is good. So good. That nothing has changed in her estimation of him. That he remains whole - body and soul - to her.
vengeance ιѕ мιne - leonardo rapнael ĸaraι
"Those poor boys"
"She deserves to be punished too."
"I’m not saying I support rape, but-"
"Sorry to say - she deserved it."
"She put herself in harm’s way"
"But if she was fingered, then that’s not rape."
"She ruined their lives."
"Well she didn’t exactly say ‘no’.."
"Yea, but did you see what she was wearing?"
"Boys will be boys!"
"She should know better than to drink at a party…"
Leonardo & Karai in VENGEANCE IS MINE
I’m not the only person with this insanity in my mind, am I?
So does this mean she will have closure in season 2?
I used FaceQ to make Karai and April, I am quite pleased my own antics.