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Chapter 7Chap 7Chapter 7 by ~thenameisCarbon
Taro had thought that he would feel some remorse for killing Light with such ease, yet as he walked up the school entrance stairs knowing that he would not be meeting his lone friend for a morning chat -- he was unaffected. His mind-set was of a man on a specific mission. It was war, with an enemy declared. There was no time for petty human emotion such as mourning.
As a minor self-criticism, Taro considered the poor timing of Light’s death and its possible implications around Light’s death. A fit, popular young adult dying unexpectedly of cardiac arrest would surely draw attention and rise suspicion – and concern to the loner attachee that the passed left behind. The whole school would have an eye on Taro, whispering as he would walk passed them on the corridors; a new source for the latest gossip catch. The teachers would sympathise and patronise him, assume that he is incapable of being a functioning student with his assumed heartache. All eyes would be on h