A Step By Step Guide To Flirting

by Rei (レイ) illustrated by dawninhell (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/79820.html) o1; The Meeting The first thing that Ji-Hoon notices is Hye-Dong – he moves like a snake in water in the middle of the dance floor; all smooth liquid grace under strobing lights and pounding music, under a thin haze of smoke. There is a flash of […]


Black Umbrella In The Rain

by Rei (レイ) illustrated by ah_chan (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/62879.html) After the graduation ceremony on Thursday, Sato’s parents decided a family vacation was in order. Instead of moving into Endo’s house for a week like he planned to, Sato was told to pack a week’s worth of clothes and prepare for a six-hour drive to Nikkō. He […]


Where Is The Sun That Leads Me To Rome

by Rei (レイ) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/49733.html) I have no idea how I managed to get dragged into this. No, coerced was more like it, that damn Mei and her bloody ideas, I never wanted to do this in the first place! It took eight days, four hours and the constant promise that Mei would do anything […]


Of Dead Plants And Weird Love

by Rei (レイ) illustrated by ah_chan (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/59186.html) Sato always knew that his family wasn’t normal. He knew it the moment his mother explained why they named him Sato. Well, we actually wanted to name you Sabbath, but that sounded a little weird, can you imagine calling you Sabbath-kun? It’s also a little hard to […]


The Singing Moon

by Rei (レイ) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/12737.html) Yuan Jei first sees him in a busy teahouse, their eyes meeting over delicate porcelain cups, blue dragons winding a blazing path through white ceramic on the outside, slender green phoenixes tracking an invisible path on the inside, the cool grey of his oolong tea contrasting perfectly with the scalding […]