~Lilac Roses~ Chapter 5~. Chapter 5: Of memories and Ghosts .~~Lilac Roses~ Chapter 5 by ~andy6lover
“Mother?” The boy gasped as he beheld Mana in the blue dress.
“No, you have him confused with Dalilah… This is Lieutenant Mana, he will be staying here for the night with General Klaha and Lieutenant Gackt.” Robert gestured to each man as he introduced them.
“He?” The boy walked up to Mana to look more closely at him, “I apologize for my rudeness, it’s just that you look a lot like my mommy.”
“It’s alright, your father said the same thing and I am wearing her clothes. I’m very sorry about that, I couldn’t resist.” Mana said sweetly to the small child. Klaha and Gackt were amazed that he actually talked to a stranger when he hadn’t even spoken to Mr Shinji yet.
“Her clothes were always extravagant and amazing. I must admit that they suit you very well.” Robert said with pride as he saw his son beaming at Mana.
“Thank you, do you have
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The trio went back to their activities and left Mana hugging a light blue dress. Klaha sighed as he walked back to the library with Robert. As he neared to stairs he heard a beautiful symphony being professionally played on the piano already. The man looked back towards the opened door where the music came from.
“You have a very talented friend, General.”
“Please, call me Klaha. And yes, Gackt is extremely talented both with his voice and musical instruments.” Klaha went on to tell him of how Gackt often cheered up the soldiers with his songs; when he randomly came up with melodies and wrote them down on almost any surface, often getting into trouble for it.
“He’s a highly respected man back in home. He has more experience than I do but for some reason they won’t let him have a promotion. Mana is also well respected but not as much as he is feared and hated.” Klaha explained as they sat in the stud
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They had told no one of their plans but simply mentioned their absence was family-related. No one questioned them, much to their relief.
Klaha drove them up the next the next morning to the manor where they met the overly excited man.
“I’m so glad you decided to come after all. You won’t regret it!” Debatable, Klaha thought.
The trio followed the old man into the house, the small puppy ran up to Mana to greet him. He happily stroked the springer spaniel that ran away after the other dogs.
They were met with a very large ball room with a mahogany staircase along the far wall that divided into two other stairs that lead to the first floor.
“Wow…” Was all Gackt could say as he beheld the golden chandelier that was reflected on the polished brown tiles. The walls were lined with impressive paintings of kings, queens, emperors and various animals. Each had expensive, polished frames.
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