A short scene between Gaara and Temari following their return to Sunagakure after the Chuunin exam, potential mild spoilers for the end of the exam. Drabble, 100 words. (Not exactly drama, but ther...
And Sand Becomes Glass
by Tsuki Yuuki
With time, heat, and pressure, coal becomes diamonds.
He'd learned that years ago, and remembered it after the Chuunin exam. He'd wondered if it was true, and had asked Temari. Still adjusting to him not being utterly vicious and homicidal, she'd looked at him strangely, then confirmed it was true.
Something so ugly and cheap turning into something so pretty and valuable was amazing.
Coal becomes diamonds. He wasn't coal, he'd told Temari.
No, she'd said, he wasn't. He was sand.
And sand? He'd asked. What about sand?
Coal becomes diamonds, she'd replied, and sand...
...Sand becomes glass.
Written for the 20_inkspots community on LiveJournal; from the Light Themes, One Word Trigger 12: Optimism
This was the first drabble I ever wrote, so please tell me how I did. Constructive criticism is encouraged and cherished!