Without Apology: Episode 2 Teaser

School. A heavy sigh moved slowly through Kuro’s lips.
“Worm!” The arm across his shoulders ensured that he wasn’t slipping away.
“S-sir,” Kuro stammered softly.
“Man, we missed you over the summer! Sucks not having your lacky nearby.”
“Next summer, you’re gonna keep in touch.”
“But next summer we’ll graduate,” he pointed out softly.
“You talking back to your superiors, worm?” the grip on his shoulder tightened cruelly.
Tears touched the corners of his eyes, “no sir.”
Kids around them saw the exchange but no one interfered. No one ever did.