Title: Common Ground
Characters/Pairings: Sephiroth, Rufus
Word Count: 100
Sephiroth looked up in surprise at the young boy who had just barged into his office. His blond hair was tussled and his face red from recently shed tears.
"They'll catch you, no matter where you try to hide."
"I hate them!" the boy hissed, fascinating Sephiroth with his overflowing, unrestrained emotions. "Why couldn't it be my father who died and not my mother?"
Sephiroth smiled, surprised to find someone who shared his own deepest wish. He didn't know how to reply though, until an old conversation with Gast popped into his head.
"Maybe, because only the good die young?"