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[center [raleway Throughout the years he's only noticed one person that could come in and out of the facility as she chooses. Aralyn is normally quiet, kind and he gets acquainted with her as she always gave him some of her food or got him stuff that weren't normally stocked in the facility. Then Sylus discovers Aralyn is the one that kills them if they fall out of line, and getting too comfortable with her will hit some nerves up there, being that she's the daughter of the company owner. ]]
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Ara was so happy snuggling into his arms, and have him hold her. She missed this warmth. She felt so alone without him. It wasn’t the same… She wanted him here, with her and Arlus. She felt him rub her shoulders, hearing his voice. It calmed her. It hurt that he wasn’t here lately. [b “Well…I feel like everyone is looking at me that way.” ] She whispered but was happy he said she was storng. She hugged him tighter. She sniffled while he rubbed her eyes and wiped her tears.
[b “I love you…” ] She spoke softly, her blue eyes looking up at him. She was happy when he kissed her cheek. She nodded, but really wanted him here. She would hold onto him while she started to nap a bit. He noticed him texting but she left him alone.
It upset Klara seeing that message, knowing that Ara would be just fine being here. She felt she needed the actual help but what could she do about it? Klara sent him a reply [i ‘I guess I’ll go alone then. But, Ara will be okay either way you know? She’s safe here. She has her brother and Joseph’ ] She sent.
Ara would wake a half hour later. She’d open her eyes and still see him there. Ara would feel over his chest, and look up at Sylus. She pecked his lips. She felt so good to be waking up to him again. [b “Finally…I fell asleep and woke up to you.” ] She slightly smiled. She rubbed her eyes, as she was waking. [b “Let’s make lunch Sy, and then, in the evening we can maybe even play a game together…and then kiss some, and go to bed.” ] She said, feeling like he already promised that he’d stay with her the night.
He didn't like seeing ARa so miserable like that. He didn't know that he was making her more upset as time went on. The last thing he wanted was to drive her away because he kept doing his missions. He knew it wasn't very fair and they weren't even his missions to begin with, but he was so worried.
He headed up the stairs to follow her as he changed and climbed into bed. He did miss holding and sleeping with ARa through the night, waking up to their baby boy together. IT was all he wanted, but he couldn't just let Klara go off to face the Yakuza on her own. Sylus hugged her close [b "I know Ar. I do too"] he kissed the back of her neck and would stay snuggled up behind her.
She spoke and he could tell from the sound of her voice she was so upset. Sylus would rub her shoulders, [b "I know Love....we're supposed to be together as a family. I know how strong you are. How amazing you are. Everyone else in this house knows that too. Klara, Joseph, and Allister know you're not some charity case. You're not weak"] he reached out and rubbed her eyes a bit and wiped the tears. He'd kiss her cheek [b "Love I'll try my best okay?"] he felt terrible for making Ara feel this way, but there wasn't really anyone here who could help Klara.
He was put in a dangerous situation and he knew the right thing would pick for Ara to be happy. He would try to ask Joseph, but he wasn't sure he'd be able to accept or to do the job as smoothly as him and Klar.
Sylus would reach for his phone and sent Klar a text. [b "Klar....I need to ask a favor. Ara is in really bad shape. Can you do the mission tonight on your own? I know it'd dangerous, but as long as we go with the plan, we should be okay"] he sent the text to Klara and waited for her response. He'd continue to comfort Ara until she fell asleep from the exhaustion.
Even with all that he was saying, she still felt lonely and wanted to be selfish and have him by her side. She grew quiet and then went upstairs to rest on her own. She felt tired. Before Allister and Joseph came there were a lot of things to do in the house alone, and when they did come, she felt more pressure to make sure they were doing well too. She felt quite trapped and alone.
She put the light sheet of blanket over her, and tired to close her eyes and maybe nap. She heard the door open. She’d look back and saw Sylus. He crawled into bed with her. He wrapped his arms around her and pulled her in against his chest. Ara wrapped her arms around him too and held him tightly. She felt her eyes warm. [b “I want to be with you…” ] SHe whispered. She would nod, feeling his fingers going through her hair, and him rubbing her side. She held onto him. She felt a kiss on her neck
[b “I know you do.” ] She said, pressing her forehead against this chest, not wanting him to see how sad she was. [b “This…break, it was supposed to be me and you with Arlus. I feel like you’ll keep being pulled away from me. Arlus is already three months old… I don’t know what it’ll happen to him after. We can’t be with him that often. And I’m scared…of being alone here. And I don’t like it, when everyone looks at me like I’m a charity case. I’m not weak. I just miss you.” ] She said, and end up sniffling a bit. She squeezed onto him [b “Don’t go…don’t go tonight. Please stay with me. Let Klara find someone else to help her tonight. I can’t stay cooped up here without you for this long.” ] She understood she was being clingy but she couldn’t fight that feeling, it was too hard.
Sylus could see that she looked really irritated and it was really hard to get Ara out of that mood once she was already in it. He knew that he was spending all his time with Klara, but he was doing it to keep her safe. The Yakuza were after her and one slip up and she could have been killed. He didn't want Klara to be in danger either, but he also knew his family needed him.
[b "Ar....you know that you two are my top priority. I want to spend every second with you two....I really do. But if Klara was killed or hurt badly, I'd regret that too"] he frowned, feeling terrible about it. [b "I'm trying my best here"] he hoped she could understand that, but when he went into the kitchen to eat with everyone, he saw her coming down again.
He offered to spend some time with her, but when she got upset, he frowned. She mentioned having to do everything on her own, others pitying her, and then he could see she was on the verge of crying. Sylus watched her go upstairs and Klara would look over. "Is something wrong?"
Sylus sighed a bit, looking over at everyone [b "Sorry guys. Um, I'll be back"] he finished the rest of his food and would head upstairs to their room. He saw ARa laying in bed and he would change out of his pants and into a white shirt as he climbed into bed with her. [b "Love. I'm sorry. I don't mean to have you do all of that alone"] he wrapped his arms around her waist and pulled her in against his chest. [b "I want nothing more than to lay in bed with you like this. Can we at least stay like this for a while?"] he ran his fingers through her hair, his other hand rubbing her side as he kissed the back her neck.
[b "I love you and our boy so much"] he whispered, hoping to spend more time with her and not have her upset at him.
Ara refrained from rolling her eyes, but still looked irritated hearing him mention Klara being in a lot of danger because she believed they were always In a lot of danger so what was the difference? He felt him brush her hair behind her ear. [b “Until she needs help again from you…” ] SHe whispered. He looked up at him and she believed that he missed her, but still wanted him to not go.
She didn’t like being treated like she didn’t a hold a strong role in the decision of Arlus seeing his mom. She didn’t want the stress. It just reminded her that her own mom couldn’t. Ara would head up and put Arlus in his crib. She would make sure he was snuggled up into his blanket. He was so cute, so little…so fragile.
She came down down and when she heard him answer, she felt upset. [[b “You won’t be hear when I wake up.” ] Ara said, feeling disappointed, [b “I’m feel stuck here alone…taking care of our pets, baby and house. I don’t like it. Everyone looks at me with pity and I hate it.” ] Ara said, while trying not to let herself cry or break down. She felt tired. She thought about it but just didn’t have the energy, [b “I don’t have the energy to do those things. Arlus can’t be in the sun for long too. I just want to be alone with you and Arlus. I want to fall asleep with you and wake up with you. I want to feel safe.” ] Ara said, not really thinking through that she was acting on emotions.
Ara frowned, [b "I'm going to lay down...You can go eat and hang out with Klara if you want." ] She wanted him to lay down with her but she didn't want to ask him for that. She would head upstairs and go lay in their bed for a while, just to regain some energy hopefully.
He really wanted to do something about his mother being there, but he really couldn't deal with it all right now. He was really upset that she was here and wanted to beat that into Kai, but he was so exhausted from the mission. He tried to tell Ara that she wouldn't leave and it seemed she was just as exhausted as he was. She said it was fine, but she was still upset and he would give her cheek a kiss.
He sat on the couch and carried their little boy in his arms as he ran his fingers through his hair. He loved little Arlus and he missed Ara so much already. It just wasn't fair at all. He frowned [b "I know Love, but Ara is in a lot of danger this time. I'll make sure this is the last one"] he brushed her hair behind her ear and would wrap his other arm around her waist. [b "I miss you so much"] he looked over at his mother and heard her asking all these questions.
His mom was so surprised to see Sylus feeding his little boy and rubbing his back slowly. It seemed like it was a sight she'd never see and she felt really bad still she let her son go like that. She knew Sylus wouldn't forgive her, but she still wanted to be in his life.
She tried to ask to visit, but Sylus said no. He didn't want her coming her or bringing danger to their family. He felt the relief sit in when Kai was able to take his mother home. He sat back and would look over ARlus, seeing that he finished his bottle. He would rub his back and hold onto him as he spoke with Ara [b "Okay Love"] he gave sleepy Arlus to Ara and would head into the kitchen. He sat at the table with Klar and Allister and would grab some of the food as he sat down and ate. He looked back up as Ara came over. He wasn't sure of what to say.
[b "We have to go back later tonight, but I'll be here until you fall asleep Love. We can even sleep together"] he tried to tell her so she'd at least feel better. [b "So after breakfast Love, do you want to spend some time together? I can whip up some lunch for everyone and we can set up a picnic in the backyard, we can use the pool or just sit on the sand at the beach?"] he offered.
Ara shook her head, wishing that he’d demand her to leave no matter what. But Sylus wasn’t that type of person. She felt upset, even so that Kai couldn’t pay attention enough that his mother had to follow. [b “Fine… I’m still upset.” ] She said. She felt worried, that Arlus would be discovered and their family would be pulled apart. She would peek down at Arlus who was just watching them curiously.
Ara heard him but felt that they were always in a dangerous situation, so he’d never be done as long as Klara was around. [b “Right… That’s what you said last mission.” ] She said quietly. She wanted him home…with her and Arlus. He looked at him and heard it but was just feeling so stressed and down now. [b “Yea…But I miss you.” ] Ara said.
They went into the living room. SHe was figuring it out and she knew that his mother wouldn’t believe anything else now. She would sit down with Sylus. She peaked down at her baby boy and would stroke his hair. She didn’t think they would ever tell his moms. Ara would smile a tiny bit, [b “He is cute.” ] Ara whispered. But why couldn’t have been her mom instead of his? Sylus fed Arlus, and Arlus was taking it all up.
Ara felt a strike of anxiety of having her come over. [b “It’s dangerous.” ] Ara said, and glad Sylus said something. She didn’t want the risk. She didn’t want the stress of having his mom over. Ara nodded to Kai. It irritated her that she was trying to get permission from Sylus to see Arlus when Ara felt she had more control over it. [b “I don’t want visitors anytime soon.” ] Ara said. She watched them go and Kai looking so apologetic.
Ara peeked down at Arlus who was yawning. She would lean in and kiss his cheek. He looked at her and reached out his hand. She kissed his little hand and then let him snuggle into Sylus. [b “Yea… I didn’t think Kai would let that happen.” ] Ara said and looked at Arlus, [b “I’ll put him in for a nap. You should go eat, we got breakfast.” ] She mentioned. She felt so highly stressed and tired. SHe didn’t have the energy to really get mad, [b “Are you…staying home today?” ] She asked quietly.
When Sylus got home, he was met with so many surprises. He never expected his mother to be there, nor all the people in his home with Ara. He was tired and just wanted to spend time with his family, but it was clear he couldn't do that right now. Sylus held baby Arlus and could see how happy their baby boy was in his arms. He'd try to hug Ara, but when she pulled away, he frowned.
[b "I tried, but she kept insisting to see how you were doing and made me take her in. She wasn't leaving"] he tried to tell her. [b "I never wanted her to either, but she just showed up! How was I supposed to know she was following Kai"] he saw her looking pretty stressed out and it made him feel horrible about it, but he couldn't do a ting now.
[b "We won't let her anywhere near out boy okay? I don't want her near him either"] he decided and heard her mentioning Klara. [b "I swear Love, after this mission is over, I won't be helping her. She's in a dangerous situation right now and even today, she almost was caught!"] he frowned. [b "I know. You two are my world. The only ones I care about. I'm trying to make this as quick as I can. Klara knows that too"] he tried to assure her.
Sylus let them eat, holding Arlus and trying to get him happy. He seemed to be comfortable in his arms as he rocked him and then he heard his mother mentioning that he looked like Sylus.
WHen Ara said the truth, his mom looked so excited. "You two had a baby and didn't tell me!" she went over to Sylus, looking over Arlus as Sylus held him close. "He looks so much like you Sy. Ara's eyes. He's so cute" she would say as Sylus sat beside Ara on the couch. He fed Arlus with the bottle and would rub his back gently.
[b "You can't tell anyone mom"] he looked at her sternly.
"I won't. I won't. I'd like to visit and see him though if that's okay?"
Sylus would look over at Ara and he would shake his head. [b "No mom. He's supposed to be a secret. We don't want anyone knowing and anyone following you here"] he told her, seeing Kai reiterate it to her.
[+blue "Yeah, mom let's head back. You got to see Arlus. We should leave them be"] he told her, taking her hand. [+blue "Thanks for letting us come over ARa. Let's go mom"] he'd lead her towards the door.
"Sylus, I'd like to visit again. I understand, so just let me know what I can do to see you and him" she told him before Kai led her outside and took her back home.
Sylus sat back in the couch and relaxed more. [b "Jeez. I can't believe she followed Kai here....."] he rocked Arlus slowly [b "You sleepy little guy?"] he brushed his fingers through Arlus' hair and saw him finishing up his bottle and yawning a bit.
There were so many people at her home, and now his mother of all people. She felt the anxiety spike up her back, a knot in her stomach formed. She followed Sylus into the kitchen. Arly was really happy to see Sylus. He was snuggling in his arms, calming down so easily. He was clinging onto Sylus shirt. Ara watched him hold Arlus. She was happy he was home but she was so stressed and upset.
Sylus went onto hugging her, but she had to pull away. [b “You should have refused to let her come in. Now she saw Arlus. I don’t trust her with you, let go our baby.” ] She said, taking a deep breath and swallowing up the tears. She would look away, hearing talk about Klara. [b “Right…sure. Except Klara’s missions here will never end. You’re supposed to be with me and Arlus.” ] Ara said, and saw him coming into kiss her cheek. She didn’t want the affection. She was upset, and felt alone, unsafe.
Ara wasn’t sure how much of that his mom would buy. She would dry her eyes and helped Joseph put the food in the kitchen. She noticed Arlus getting uncomfortable and crying. She hated to hear him cry. She took him and tried to sooth him by rubbing his back. He was still whimpering but he was okay. He kept his eyes on Sylus. Sylus took him in his arms and he was comfortable. He was sucking on his thumb, and grew quiet snuggling into Sylus.
[b “I’m used to being around him.” ] Ara said. Arlus did look a lot like a little Sylus. She hoped she would still believe it wasn’t true. She listened to her and figured no matter what they said, she would believe Arly was his baby.
[b “Arlus is my baby. You can’t tell anyone.” ] Ara gave up, [b “Or his life, mine and Sylus will be in horrible danger.” ] Ara said, because she had it. Ara saw Arlus patting Sylus chest, looking for what she had.
[b “ I need to get Arly’s bottle.” ] She whispered to herself. She would grab the formula for Arlus and would give to Sylus to give it to Arlus. He looked a bit overwhelmed with this many people around too, so he was really trying to snuggle into Sylus. Ara couldn’t wait till everyone would give her some space. She also felt jealous, that of all people Sylus’ mom was the one that got to see Arlus…not her mom.
“I’ll finish setting up the table…how about I let you, Sylus and Arlus talk to her.” Allister said, and would tug at Joseph. Klara would look back at them, “I’ll help too.” They would go into the kitchen and set up breakfast.
Ara would just sit on the sofa with Sylus and Arlus, while Kai and his mother sat down too. She figured they’d have questions, she would try not to answer most of it mainly. [b “I & Sylus have a baby in secret… No one can know, like I said before. We will be leaving japan after a few. Any questions.” ] Ara said. She felt tired and stressed but tried to hold it together.
He met her eyes and would pat her shoulder [b "It's okay Klar. It's nice to know that you actually tried to save someone that wasn't a part of the mission and even succeeded. I remember when I could care less, or even didn't care at all. Guess Ara kind of rubbed off on both of us"] he smiled and was glad to be of some help. HE remembered how independent Klara was and sometimes when he joined, she didn't care for his help. They've come a long way since then.
[b "Yeah, we did used to make things a lot easier. But you just have to let me know Klar if you need help. Ara and I will help when we can"] he assured her and would head back home with her.
When he headed home, he saw his mom and would speak with her for a while and failed to get her to just leave. She came tot he door with him and when Ara answered, he smiled seeing her and then saw their baby boy. He grinned and would head into the house. His mother followed and Sylus would explain everything to ARa in the kitchen as he held their boy. Sylus smile and ran his fingers through his hair. [b "Daddy missed you Arly"] he kissed his cheek, seeing him squeal in his arms.
He bounced him and would hug Ara [b "She followed Kai and wouldn't leave. She wanted to come in and see you and say hi"] he frowned, soon hearing her ask other questions. [b "I know Love. Klara's got some dangerous missions with the Yakuza. I'm just helping her until she has it under control. We don't want anything to happen to Klara either"] he kissed her cheek.
[b "We'll keep an eye on my mom. She doesn't know anything yet...I told her we're here only for a few weeks"] he assured her, seeing Allister and Joseph get back with some food. His mom looked them over and kept her eyes on ARlus. When she saw him being put into Allister's hands, she could tell he wasn't comfortable around him at all. SHe also didn't see the resemblance.
Sylus glanced over and wasn't quite sure what to do. He knew ARlus missed him, but he needed to show his mother that he wasn't related to him at all. He hated seeing Arlus in someone else's arms though, crying. When Ara took him, he felt more relieved. Sylus saw the food [b "Okay guys, eat up. Klar you go ahead. I'll eat later"] he walked over to ARa. [b "Ar, take a break. I can hold him"] he held their little one and would see his mother coming over "Ara, he seems really comfortable in your and Sylus' arms. He looks so much like Sylus" she saw Arlus snuggling in and looking happy in Sy's arms.
"Are you sure he's not yours and Sy's? He seems like it to me"
[+blue "Mom, he's Allister's....."] he told her. But Sylus' mom didn't buy it. "I know what you guys are playing at. Kai, look at Sy. THat's his baby" she kept speaking.
Klara shook her head “Yes…but it cost me this.” He gave him a look when he talked about having top skills, “Had a short amount of time to plan it out.” They had to switch cars and heard Sylus’ ego come right out. “I suppose.” She said because she liked him being around. She could have handled it but it was nicer to have a second person and it made it easier. “Mmm we do. I miss it just being us…and a few other things.” Klara whispered the last bit.
When they got there, she listened to him but was suspicious on what car was parked at the street.
Ara was holding Arlus, while speaking to Kai. She heard the door bell. She looked down at her baby. Who the hell could it even be? Ara would reach for her phone, while holding Arlus in place. She saw the security camera and only saw Sylus. His mother hadn’t made it to the door yet. So, she didn’t see her. Ara got up, feeling relieved Sylus was home and that he’d spend the day with her. She held Arlus while she went to the door. When she opened it, it was him and his mom. What was…she doing here? Why did Sylus bring his mother? Her anxiety shot through the roof.
[b “Yea…he is.” ] Ara whispered. Arlus was clinging onto her, trying to pat her chest because he was hungry again, not paying attention yet to who was in front of them. Not until, he picked up Sylus voice again.
[b “Hi… How… How did you find this address?” ] Ara asked, wanting her out. She grew quiet. Kai started talking. Ara noticed him glaring at Kai. She didn’t understand why his mother was here. Sylus answered the question for her. Arlus got fussy and reached for him. He was snuggling into Sylus. Ara knew Arlus missed Sylus too. She felt so overwhelmed. Klara was keeping quiet, seeing the awkward situation and didn’t’ know what to do about it.
Ara followed Sylus into the kitchen. The kitchen that was farther from the main entrance from there home. It was still pretty open concept, but a wall still prevented them from really seeing. There were so many people over, and this situation plus Sylus being away was really getting to her. It didn’t help that she was always worried about Arlus. She watched Sylus kiss Arlus head. Arlus squealed and kept his eyes glued onto Sylus.
Ara found herself holding her breath. Sylus walked over and hugged her. Kai was followed? She found herself pushing Sylus back, and shaking her head, feeling her eyes warm. [b “Why did you let her in? Why didn’t you get her to turn back? Why are you always gone. She knows where we live now.” ] She stated.
She heard the door open up again. She knew it was Allister and Joseph. Allister was confused when he saw another women there. “Hi… uh, I’m Allister. Ara’s brother. Who are you?” He said, and then remembered, “Hey Ara! I got breakfast.” He said. Ara picked up Arlus, and he’d keep reaching out for Sylus, whimpering a bit because he hadn’t gotten as much as attention from Sylus then he normally did. She would wipe her eyes and step out. [b “Hey, just put it down. I’ll put in the kitchen. Can you hold your son?” ] Ara asked.
“I’ll help you…” Joseph said, looking a little confused.
Allister nodded and held Arlus, but Arlus started to cry, reaching out his little hand to Sylus. Allister had trouble calming him down, not really knowing what to do. Arlus kept reaching for Sylus.
Ara was bringing the food into the kitchen with Joseph at this point. Then she would return seeing Arlus crying, because he wanted to be with Sylus. Oh shit… [b “Um, we have some breakfast for everyone. I’ll go grab Arlus toy.” ] Ara said, and would go grab his pacifier. She normally didn’t use it with Arlus at all, but she thought it might help. She tried to get Arlus to take it but he would refuse. Ara took him into her arms, and he was settling down more, but he looked still really sad, lip quivering because he wanted to be held by Sylus.
It was frustrating to have to be doing this with Klara, when he only had a year with Arlus and it was flying by really quickly. He would keep Ara updated with what he was doing, sending her texts when he left and then updates [i Ar, are you and Arlus doing okay? I'm going to come home as soon as I can] he sent and would head over to speak with the man in question.
He was able to get the details before he saw another car driving by. HE'd head back to the car and then he would eye them closely. They started making their way towards them and Sylus would drive off. [b "Okay, so at least you were able to save the girl. WHat happened to your being on top skills? I thought you were really careful"] he teased as he made his turns and would head into the garage and switch cars.
[b "You're lucky I'm here with you"] he drove them towards the direction of the supply van and would park the car further back. [b "It is. Missions are actually pretty nice when it's you and I. We get things done a lot quicker"] he admitted and observed that there was a lot of security and people around. [b "You're right. Let's head back home. Get some food, plan it out and come back at night when no one's here"] he told her, soon turning the car around and heading home.
He would park the car at the house and Sylus noticed another car close by. He'd look through the window seeing his mom. Sylus gasped a bit. How did she find their house? [b "Klar, head inside. I'll deal with this"] he told her, walking towards his mom's car. [b "Mom, what are you doing here?"] he asked.
His mother stepped out of the car and gave him a hug. "Sy...I thought you two left Japan. Are you back here? Is this where you're staying?" she asked, Sylus looking a bit worried. [b "We came back for a little while. This is our temporary place, but we'll be gone soon"] he told her.
[b "I'm actually going to work, so I can't really say hi, but if you want, I'll stop by for dinner again"] he told her.
"Kai is inside? Is it okay if I come in and greet Ara?" she asked.
Sylus ran his fingers through his hair, not wanting his mother anywhere near ARlus. [b "Just for a little while"] he led her towards the house and would knock.
WHen Ara opened the door, he would be standing there with his mom, [b "Hey Love.....so someone stopped by....apparently Kai is here?"] he asked, glancing into the house and seeing Kai. It made him frustrated that he wasn't careful enough to come here undetected. Sylus gave him a glare and would head inside.
HIs mother smiled "Hello Ara. Good to see you again" she headed inside and looked around. "You didn't tell me you two were back here"
"Mom? WHat are you doing here? I THought you had plans to go shopping?" he asked, seeing Sylus' glare as he walked over and led her to the couch. He looked over at Ara and gave her the signal they won't be here long.
His mother saw the little boy and her eyes widened. "There's a baby here? Who's baby is this?" she looked at him and saw the hair.
[b "Ara's brother's son. He stopped by for a visit"] he told her, seeing baby Arlus reaching his arms up and whining, the minute he saw Sylus. He leaned down and would lift him up. [b "It's okay. It's okay. Daddy will be home soon"] he told him, bringing Arlus into the kitchen and out of view as he kissed his head. [b "I missed you little one"] he smiled, hearing Arlus' squeals. He looked over at Ara and would walk over and hug her. [b "Love....I know....she followed Kai here.....we'll try and get her out soon"]
She couldn’t make sense of it. Ara peaked down at Arlus in her arms, seeing him trying to eat his toy. She felt hurt that Sylus wasn’t here. She had saw his text message but, she didn’t want to respond. He was only at night when she was already asleep…she barely got to see him. Arlus was even more fussy than usual.
“I wouldn’t leave you here alone, “Joseph mentioned, “No one would matter but my lover and kid. But, I and Allister are here. I’ll help you and him out, until Sylus comes back,” He looked down at Arlus. He wasn’t entirely comfortable with a baby around but he was really interested. Reminded of lost innocence.
Ara sighed. She understood wanting to help a friend and caring. [b “I know you would, but you’re pretty extreme Jose. Thank you for helping.” ] Ara said, but was starting to feel like she was being pitied. Allister plated the eggs. She would get up and noticed Allister kind of burned it. She forgot he didn’t really know how to cook. [b “Ahhm… Alli, that’s not…” ]
“Gross.” Joseph scrunched up his nose.
“What? It’s eggs,” Allister scoffed.
[b “No… No. They’re burned. I’m going to just order food.” ] Ara said, feeling that she should have just done it herself.
She heard the doorbell. [b “Hold him please?” ] Ara asked, placing Arlus into Joseph arms. Arlus seemed to be comfortable enough. She would check the security cameras on her phone before going to the door and opening it up.
Everyone was asking if she was doing okay and it was kind of annoying her. She felt him hug her and so she hugged him back. Ara would frown and shake her head. Two boys and her brother to comfort her and she still couldn’t feel that much better without Sylus here. She felt like they were losing time with Arlus as a family. She allowed Kai inside.
“I’ll go buy food and bring it,” Allister said.
“That’s my cue.” Joseph sighed, knowing he had to go with Allister, and then said sternly “Don’t leave the house. Stay in doors, security on.” Joseph helped Arlus back into her arms.
[b “Yea I know.” ] Ara said. She watched the two of them go to go bring them breakfast to them. Ara watched Allister and Joseph go.
[b “I haven’t even walked Queen and Nyx yet.” ] SHe whispered to herself. She would go to the window with Arlus in one arm, to close the blinds. [b “Do you want to watch something?” ] Ara suggested, feeling like just moping really. She went to the drawer and double checked if her gun was there. It became a habit to check everything.
‘There’s a car parked by the house. When I come back, I’ll check who it is. Don’t go out.’ Joseph sent. She had checked her vibrated phone.
[b “Kai… did you come with anyone?” ] Ara asked [b “There’s another car parked not far from our house.” ]
Klara popped herself into the car. She would keep her head low. Sylus returned. “It’s a long story.” She said and paused “Well…not that long.” She sighed. SHe would always be on the look out to see if they lost them. She had her gun out in case she had to shoot.
“They know I’m involved with Kiyoshi. The facility wanted me to lower the power of that other branch of the yakuza. I was instructed to sabotage a deal they were making for drugs. They were also going to sell a girl for sex as part of the deal. I…got her out. They saw me. Now they’re mad.” ]
They got to a parking lot. Klara would watch their back. She’d get into the car and they seemed to lose them for now. [b “Let’s go check…this, is really starting to feel like what it was like when we were working missions together. Just the two of us right?” ] She mentioned. If only things could have gone different. Well, that was in the past. They were heading toward the location. It was a delivery company, and there was a van but deep past security [b “I don’t think they’ll let us in that easily… Any ideas? I only got that we could go in the evening when they’re not working or less workers.” ] She said and remembered [b “We still haven’t even eaten…Let’s grab a bite and figure out out how to get in.” ]
It was hard being away from Ara and Arlus. He wanted to spend the entire year with their little boy, not spend days helping Klara on her missions. Still, he couldn't leave her alone. If something happened to Klara, he'd regret that as well. Ara had Joseph and Kai around, so he knew she'd be safe in their secure home, but it was a struggle.
He'd get up early in the morning to help out Klara, grabbing some quick breakfast before anyone woke and they'd be out the door. He'd send a text to Ara [i 'Ar, I'll be back tonight. I love you and our boy'] he sent and would let out a deep sigh as he got into the car with Klara.
They would head towards the man's home early in the morning, parking outside as Sylus waited for him to meet him outside of the building. He would walk over and speak with him, asking if he knew of any information about the man that stole the weapons. They spoke for a while, the man consciously looking around to see if anyone was watching. [b "It's okay, it's just us. I've made sure our meeting is private"] he told him, listening in on the details.
He was able to get information on the color of the car, the license plate number and a brief description of the man before hearing Klara's message. [b "Get inside, lock your doors and don't answer the door"] he told the man, quickly hurrying back to the car.
Sylus spoke into the mic [b "Klara, get in the car and stay covered"] he hurried back to the driver's seat and would close the door. He'd see the car parking as two men stepped out and approached them. [b "Klar....what did you do"] he knew they were from the Yakuza and he assumed that they had already spotted Klara.
He started to drive the car away before the men reached their doors. Sylus heard some bullet shots as he continued to drive away, taking narrow alleyways and turning around to get on the freeway [b "Klar, why are they after you? What did you do?"] he sighed, looking at the rearview mirror and seeing a car further back following. [b "We're going to have to lose them"] he told her, turning the wheel and heading towards a parking garage.
Sylus got outside and would hotwire the next car over. He'd wait for Klara and take the exit and drive in the other direction. That seemed to lose them for now. [b "We have a vehicle. I searched the database and was able to track it's location. The swords could be in that van still, if not, maybe even at that location"] he told her, heading in that location.
Kai soon came over to hang out with Ara, seeing that she seemed more out of it with Sylus not there often. He knew his stepbrother had a lot to do, but he still felt like his wife and child shouldn't be left alone like this. He would leave the house, but his mother has noticed that he's been going out the past few days. She wasn't sure where he had been going to, but she did notice Kai being a lot more happy lately. She wanted to see what was going on.
Sy's mother took another car and followed Kai further behind until he parked at Ara's place. She'd keep her distance, seeing Kai head to the door. When he knocked, she saw Ara answering. [i This is Sy's house?] she thought as she kept a distance. She didn't know that Ara and Sylus were still here in Japan. It's been a while. Has Kai known about this?
His mother would stay in her car and keep an eye out, watching through the windows to see if there was any sign of Sylus.
"Hey ARa. You doing okay?" he'd ask and give her a hug. He'd see Arlus and would wave to their baby, [b "Sy not around again?"]
It was Friday. Ara searched for a body to hold. Her eyelids fluttered opened. She rubbed her eyes and noticed the sheets all on her side and the bed empty. Guess this time he left early. He left with Klara again. She nibbled at her lip, burying the slight betrayal.
Arlus cute babbles played out from the monitor. Ara squeezed her eyes shut, brushing her hair back behind her ear. She took a deep breath and got up. Ara followed a regular routine of cleaning up, feeding Arlus, helping him in his play pen, feeding the pets and trying to make breakfast for everyone. As she was making the eggs, she frowned feeling disappointed that this is what the work she end up resorting to. She never realized she would miss working…and well Sylus being away made it hard.
She didn’t want to be ungreatful for Allister, Joseph and Kai helping her out though. Kai really helped bring her company yesterday. He was fun, and he seemed to understand her well, in a way that Sylus couldn’t understand fully either. But, she wanted Sylus…not anyone else. She felt the anxiety and she still always worried about Arlus. Even if she knew with Joseph around, that he would be cutthroat to make sure everyone was safe.
“Ara you look really tired,” Allister yawned, coming in.
Ara turned her head and then shrugged [b “I’m fine… I didn’t realize how hard it is being a mom, taking care of pets and stuff would be.” ] And being lonely.
“You’re doing really well, don’t worry.“ Allister said and smiled “You’re kind of like how mom was…you probably don’t remember much. I can finish making breakfast.” Allister said.
[b “Thank you…” ] She whispered, and let him take over. She went to Arlus who was whining for her. She picked him up and looked at him. He looked so alike to Sylus and made her miss him more. She started to understand why her dad always looked at her like she was causing him pain. But she’d never look at Arlus that way. She would smile to him and kiss his cheek and ask him, [b “What’s wrong baby? Do you want to play?” ] He saw the tears in his eyes. He was calming down. She would wipe his eyes. [b “It’ll be okay…” ] She whispered to him.
“Morning,” Joseph said.
Ara saw Joseph coming down the stairs and she’d half smile [b “Morning.” ]
“Are you okay?” Joseph asked, yawning.
[b “yea,” ] She’d grab Arlus toy and sit with him.
“Ara, I still can tell when you’re down.” Joseph mentioned, sitting down with her.
Ara frowned and didn’t look at him, [b “I’m fine… I’m just upset that I have to take care of Arlus alone. This was supposed to be the time when me and Sylus got to really be with Arlus…together. I guess, it can’t be helped right? Klara needs help.” ] She still didn’t understand and she was feeling more vulnerable the more he was away. She knew that it could also just be related to giving birth. Kai said he might be coming today too.
Klara was drove them to the family they were going to speak to, at least the husband about his ware bouts. It has been good for her, getting the help and working on missions together like they had before. The only difference was that they weren’t a couple. [b “Sylus, I know I said before…but, I’m sorry. They don’t let women really get involved in the yakuza that much, so, I can only dip in when I know they keep their mouth shut. Thanks for getting back in.” ] She said. She didn’t even know what’s going back with Ara since they’ve been working quite a bit. She secretly hoped to keep doing this because it felt nice being at it again but also knew it wasn’t fair to Ara. She wouldn’t turn down the help though.
“I’ll stay in the car. You go ahead and talk to him. I’ll listen on from the earpiece from here. I’ll be back up.” Klara said. They went early so they could speak to the man without his family being bothered, hopefully not involved. She parked the car, and let her go into the house. Klara would step outside of the car and just stand outside for a bit to get fresh air. Lately, she got in trouble with another branch of the yakuza, by mistake…so it was more dangerous than usual. The other branch weren’t afraid to use a rain of bullets.
She’d wait and listen. Half hour in, she saw a car she recognized the liscence plate. She cussed to herself and hopped into the car and spoke into the ear piece, “Sylus, hurry. A guy from another branch I mentioned before is here, and probably out to kill me.” She said, and kept her head low, hoping not to be seen.
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