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LoveLive Ficollection

By xNozomiXD

Other / Romance

The rainy afternoon (KotoUmi)

"Hey Umi!" I shouted at her, with my mind in turmoil. I had always really liked her as a friend... Maybe even more... But I don't know how to confront her.

"Hm, Kotori?" She span round to face me as I stopped her in her route to the archery club. Umi is a superb archer, hitting the bullseye every single shot, which is what impresses me.

"I-I... Um... I" I called but I just couldn't get the words out. I just didn't feel confident to confess to her. It was a bright day, the sun shining like a star; occasionally some zephyrs passing by. The perfect day to tell Umi about my feelings.

"Kotori... You know I'm going to be late..." Umi muttered as she sprinted to her destination, leaving me under the stunning, cherry blossom tree.

"Umi..." I murmured under my breath as I was the only one in the courtyard. I decided to skip my activities and slowly wandered back home.

My house wasn't as big or impressive as one of my junior friend's. Her family owned a mansion in the middle of the street, a holiday mansion by a sandy beach and another up in the mountains.

But all my friends were unique, including me.

I placed my hand on the blazing hot, metallic doorknob. It was surprisingly do hot even though it was spring, that I yelped and jumped back.

"Wah... It's so hot!" I gasped as I pushed open the door quickly to reveal my house.

My room was as messy as usual, soft teddy bears everywhere, fluffy llama's wool spread on the floor. But I didn't care...

I flopped onto my puffy, double bed and let out an ear-deafening yawn.

"Ah! It's only five o'clock but I want to go to sleep already..." I muttered as I slowly drifted off...

The sky was filled with grey clouds that day, thunder growling like lions, ready to catch their prey. Wind howling like a pack of wolves. Trees being blown so hard, they waved. But there in the middle of the street, stood Umi and I, our hair flying in the wind.

'U-Umi... What do you need me for today? In the rain?" I uttered, pronouncing every single word perfectly in the howling wind.

"Kotori... I really like you and can we..." Umi began but the rest was muffled in the wind. I merely just stood there, expressionless.

"I guess you don't like me..." Umi muttered as she turned around, running like the wind.

"Wait! Umi!" I bellowed, but she kept running, running from me.

Suddenly, there was a blur, of grey, red, skin colour and blue in the middle of the busy road ; I looked down, to see a frozen still, girl with blue hair stained with red all over her face.

"UMI!" I screamed, harder than I ever before.

(End of dream)

"-ri! Kotori!" My mother, principal of my school Otonokizaka high, shook me awake. " You skipped dinner and you're about to skip breakfast! Gosh you must be hungry..."

"Mom..." I moaned as she felt my forehead. " My life is ruined..."

"Kotori! You're sweating so much! And I could hear you screaming from the hallway, how was that nightmare? And by the way, Umi-chan called over saying that she wants to meet you on the street at four in the afternoon.

"Ah... Okay... Tell her ill be there... On the street... Wait... WHAT!?" I shouted as I replayed my dream in my head. She wanted me to meet her on... It's the street where she died in my dream! But I figured if I didn't go, she would probably be heartbroken so I thought up a plan.

Quickly and swiftly, I jumped up from my bed, completed daily chores like tidying my room and sweeping the house. After, I sat in my bed, staring out of the window. Rain was slapping my window, wind roaring ad flashes of lightning was visible. It was my dream, turning into real life. Electricity was shut down because of the lightning but I could only think of the worst thing happening today. It could turn out to be a death day.

I just have a really ominous feeling.

(4pm)

I ran through the rain, leaving my umbrella, which Eri-chan gave me as I didn't have one on a heavy rain day, in my house, to reach Umi as fast as I could.

"Kotori... I really like you and can we..." Uttered the blue haired figure standing in front of me. The exact same speech like my dream.

"I-I really like you too but... I don't know if we should go out... I mean, there's Honoka to think about, don't you like her?" I tested but apparently, I should of noticed that she acts really awkward when she's around me and because I didn't notice, she thinks I don't genuinely love her so... To sum it up, she doesn't think I really love her. Consequently, Umi decided to run off again.

"This is it..." I thought. " Its death day... for me..." I chased after her, as fast as I ever was. Once we reached the road, as expected, the truck was approaching her. Suddenly, without hesitation, I threw myself into her, flinging her out of the way, leading myself into the crossroad between life and death.

There I lay, bloodstained as an ambulance could be heard. I could feel myself drifting out of my body, slowing becoming unconcious.

(Few hours later)

"Kotori!" Umi cried as tears welled in her eyes. " it's all my fault!"

"Kotori! How did this happen! And now the doctors say you will 99.9% die!" My ginger haired friend, Honoka shouted at me. "Umi! What did you do to my first and best friend!"

"U-Umi... It's not your fault... It's mine... I chose to do this and I should of given a better reply... I honestly... Love you... That's what I wanted to tell you before you went to archery yesterday... I... Love... You... Umi-chan..." I muttered as the life drained from me.

"Yes it is! If I didn't run off then this wouldn't of happened! I'm really sorry! What can I-" Umi apologised till I got annoyed ,because she didn't do anything, and I silenced her with a kiss.

"It's okay... I knew this was going to happen, I had this in my dream... But I just let you go and enter the world of the dead... U-Umi... Honoka-chan... Goodbye... Promise me... We'll meet in our next life... When I'm reincarnated as a little helpless bird and you're the deep blue sea..." I uttered as I closed my eyes and breathed my last breath.

"Yes... I love you Kotori..." Were the last words I heard from my

best friend... Girlfriend who didn't really get to be mine.

A/N: how was it? Btw I slightly edited it from my exam paper... And here's my teachers notes on it.

Teacher notes: A powerful and disturbing narration ending in the death of the narrator, having sacrificed herself for the friend. Gosh! Where do you get your ideas from? Are you OK?

Here's my answer: from the most amazing people in and Wattpad with their romance/angst fanfics! (Btw I didn't actually say that to her, I only found out that she wrote that when I was on the plane with the exam writing I smuggled)

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