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By Renate

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Roy didn't have a choice.

All he could do was watch as Ed lay dying in his arms.

"Ed, if you fall asleep, I'll tell everyone. DON'T EVEN CONSIDER IT!"

"Yeah, yeah... y-you know th-that isn't t-true... y-you d-don't want them t-to h-hurt Al. D-do y-you?" Now he sounded as if he doubted Roy.

But Roy wasn't going to let Ed die doubting his care for him and Al.

"Of course not. But right now, if you even think about dying, I'll court-martial you!"

"H-How c-can y-you d-do th-that i-if I'm d-dead?" The warm gold color of his eyes almost seemed to be fading.

"Well, you won't be! You have a little brother to take care of and I'll be damned if I let you die on him!"

His mouth filled with blood.

"It-It's inside m-me..." Ed whispered, writhing in pain, struggling to leave Roy's grasp.

"What? What is?" Roy asked frantically. Something was hurting Ed and he was going to help him.

"I d-don't know, all I know is it h-hurts l-like HELL!" Ed's breath began getting shallower.

"Are the bullets still inside you?" If the bullets were still inside Ed then maybe there was hope.

"I-I think s-so..."

The blood poured from his mouth, spilling onto Roy's state uniform. Turning it even more red than it already was.

"DAMN IT YOU RUNT! YOU'RE RUING MY UNIFORM!" Roy tried to anger Ed in hope that it would make him snap out of it.

"Who're you call..."



"Ed! Talk to me Ed! You are NOT leaving Al alone!"

"Still here Colonel Bastard..." At least Ed had called him by his "nickname." he wasn't dead yet

"How do you get yourself into these messes Fullmetal?" Roy dared to ask.

"M-Maybe it's c-cause T-Truth w-wants m-my l-life t-to s-suck. M-Maybe it's c-cause G-god h-hates me..."

"You're an alchemist. We don't believe in improvable concepts like 'God.'"

"Then why am I missing some teeth?" (1)

"You're not missing any teeth."

"It's a m-metaphor y-you i-idiot."

"Well, right now I don't give a shit about metaphors. YOU are full of fucking lead and you're worrying about metaphors!"

"Maybe, j-just m-maybe... I'll f-finally get s-some p-peace..."


Ed didn't react to the dreaded word. Roy knew that something was definitely wrong.


No answer.


Ed's blank, gold eyes stared straight up, past Roy and to the sky. They were unblinking and unfocussed. His mouth open just slightly, allowing a trail of blood to leave each side.

"ED! IF YOU DIE I AM GOING TO KILL YOU!" Roy yelled, tears entering his eyes.

No answer. Ed just kept an unblinking gaze, and Roy knew it was over. He would never get a response.

He gently closed his subordinate's eyes.

With his eyes closed, Roy could almost imagine Ed was merely sleeping, and he tried to. As he sat there in the field, hugging his subordinate's lifeless body and crying.

(1) When Ed and Al first found out about the philosopher's stone needing human lives, Ed says "Just when I have my fist around it, he raises his big stupid foot and kicks me in the teeth." Referring to God.

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