My ObligationHospitals are never quiet. Thats what she learned in the first few hours she was there. So it was no surprise that it was the quiet that woke her up in the middle of the night.My Obligation by ReplicantAngel
Her mother had gone home hours ago, so that Sota and Grandpa would have a hot dinner. Kagome had insisted. And now, in the quiet of her private room, she was still glad that her family had not stayed. She wept silently, drenching her pillow with her tears. She smeared them with the heel of her hand, wishing she could stop, but the pain in her chest was wringing all of the salt from her body.
The bandages itched and she rubbed her damp fingers over the edges, her nails raking across the skin in the places it was particularly bad. The doctors had told her not to do that, that she would encourage infection, but she didnt particularly care. The stitches were even worse. The ends of the hard floss scratched at her skin, driving her mad. She wished she could increase the flow of her painkillers, but she kn