Scarlet Record

Summary

Twenty-fifth book in the series. Tsuzuki and Hisoka are on the hunt for fifteen high-risk souls that have escaped in Chijou. These souls seek out the dying who still want to live and extend their life spans. But, the price is killing innocent people surrounding them so that they can uphold their end of the bargain. They are anchored here by strong emotions such as anger, sorrow, and regret. The hunt is on for these souls before the shinigami Christine is out of a job.

Genre:
Romance / Drama
Author:
Noizchild
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
5
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

Mad World

Scarlet Record

Chapter One: Mad World:

-July 3rd, 2011-

9:00 a.m.

Tsuzuki and Hisoka appeared in front of a hospital in Juban. The older shinigami turned to his partner.

“Here?” he asked.

“Yes,” the younger shinigami said. The men vanished into thin air.


A man walked into the same hospital with a bouquet of white lilies. Three years haven’t changed. Still, the man wouldn’t give up. He walked up to the front desk.

“Good morning, Urameshi-san,” the nurse said.

“How have you been?”

“Tired. How is she?”

“Sleeping.” Her eyes shifted from his gaze.

“What is it?” Urameshi-san asked. The nurse was quick to shake her head.

“No! Nothing! Nothing!” the nurse lied. Urameshi-san’s eyes filled with panic.

“Did something happen?” he asked.

“No,” she said. “It’s just…”

“What?”

“Don’t you think you should let her go? She’s in too much pain and…”

The man shook his head. “No!” All eyes fell on him. Urameshi-san took a deep breath.

“I can’t,” he said. “She’ll get better. I just know it.”

“But what if the cure fails?” the nurse asked. The man clutched his flowers.

“Good day,” he said. He bowed and walked down the hall.


Urameshi-san made it to Room 518. He knocked on the door before poking his head inside.

“Kozue?” he whispered. “You awake yet?” The man listened to the machines pumping in the room. A woman lay in bed, hooked up to many tubes. Her skin looked as pale as her robe. The man broke into a little smile as he walked into the room.

“Good morning,” he whispered. “How have you been?” The man walked over to the glass vase next to her bed and pulled out the dead flowers. The patient’s thin body seemed to float off the bed. There was no life in her big brown eyes. Once the man put in fresh flowers in the vase, he kissed the woman on the forehead.

“Work’s been boring,” he said. “I’m learning how to cook. I still burn the rice. Your sister has been helpful. She’s getting married next month.” His voice sounded like it was underwater. He kissed her on the cheek.

“We’re getting closer to a cure,” Urameshi-san whispered. “You’ll be back home, dear.” Suddenly, there was a knock on the door.

“Yes?” the man asked.

“Urameshi-san?” a man’s voice asked. The other man turned around. A doctor poked his head into the room.

“Is this a bad time?” he asked.

“Um, no,” Urameshi-san said. “What is it?”

“I need to talk to you for a moment,” the doctor said. The other man’s stomach dropped at his tone.

“Sure,” Urameshi-san said. He followed the doctor into the hall. Meanwhile, the woman in the bed heard everything. She could hear another voice in her head.

What do you desire?

The patient’s hand inched towards the tubes connected to her chest. The heart monitor beeped faster as she took a much needed breath. Sadly, Urameshi-san, the doctor, and two nurses rushed into the room.

“What happened?!” one of the nurses asked.

“This was what I was talking about,” the doctor said. Urameshi-san looked around panicked.

“Why does she keep doing things like this?” he asked. The doctor and nurses tried not to make eye contact as they worked to save the dying woman. She looked at Urameshi-san with sad, desperate eyes.

Why? Please let me go. I can’t take this anymore.

The woman froze as her attention turned to the other side of the room. Tsuzuki and Hisoka stood, watching.

“Is this her?” Tsuzuki asked. Hisoka nodded once.

“Yes,” he said. The woman eyed the shinigami in ghost form.

Are you here to take me away at last?

“Yes,” Tsuzuki said. The woman closed her eyes. Please end my suffering. Kill me.

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Luema: Very beautiful Short story. I enjoy very much this story.

Kanchi: The most incredible thing is understanding for each other and having a childish love at same time 😉😉😉

Keisha: Omg this was great!!! I can’t wait to read more of your books!!!

annette: I like the characters and the way mom freaks out.this story is realistic and witty.it's so believable.well written

judithsmitherman: I’m not ready for the story and I like Maddie and Rolando, Gerald and Bridget I want a store to continue i’m not ready for it to end.

Carina Walsiyen: The story is worth reading

ifuckinghateallhumans: the plot and everything is literally perfect like, this is what i've been looking for!

More Recommendations

Kathleen: Lots of bad witches and warlocks causing havoc and lots of dramas and lots loving with the fated mates.

molly88rose: I chose my rating due to I got into the story once the real plot got going. Otherwise at the start I was feeling like it was just going to be a stupid erotic sappy book (cliché) but happy to say that wasn’t this book! I’m glad there wasn’t any porn like scenes, loved the humor and suspense. I don...

Hazellillianstone: Can't ever get enough. Best book I've ever read. Ever.

Donna Van der heyden: I liked this story and want to find out more, want next chapter

Cris Tina: I read in some of your comments that you are experiencing writer's block. As lovely as your writing is do take your time to occupy yourself with what serves you as individual outside the writing world. Your brain wants alternatives and variation. It's how it keeps itself in shape. Hyper focus on ...

Cris.mx.: I'm enjoying this book very much on Galatea. I wish it was an app that was more on the affordable side, because I can hardly wait the 6 hours in between chapters. I can't wait to find out the secret Sebastian has been hiding and if she will choose him- her mate, fated by the moon goddess, or her ...

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.