She already knew when she picked up the phone.
She knew what they were going to say.
"Hey Lena, it's Duo."
That's how her voice had sounded ever since he'd left.
you might want to sit down for this."
One tear dripped onto the paper at the desk.
And a few more.
"He's dead, isn't he?"
His voice was choked when he responded.
Relena had always known that she and Heero could never have a normal life. Heero's life was death, and that's all there was to him. His life was killing, eating, and sleeping, and nothing more. His life could never be a family. Could never be her.
When the war had started, he'd gone away. Somehow she'd known he could die, and somehow she'd known that it was the last time she'd ever see him as he left with a simple goodbye. No kiss, no hug, no 'I love you'. It was the last thing to assure her that he had never loved her, and that it had all been some fantasy of hers. He was everything she wasn't, and she wanted h