The silver-haired hanyou child sniffled as he stared down into the lake at his feet, the water reflecting the full moon hanging in the night sky above him. He was... all alone now. She was gone... she wasn't coming back. He felt a lump rising in his throat as he choked back a sob, but that didn't stop the tears from falling from his golden eyes.
"What's the matter?"a female voice questioned. The boy glanced behind him in surprise. Several feet away stood a little girl about his age. She had crystal blue eyes and golden hair. Her hair was tied up in two buns, a short pigtail hanging from each bun to about the length of her chin. She wore a blue dress that he vaguely recongized as being cut in a western style.
"Who... who are you?"he asked hesitantly, quickly wiping his tears away to hide the fact he'd been crying in the first place. The girl walked up beside him, gazing up at him curiously.
"My name's Serenity. What's yours?"
"Is it okay if I call you Inu-chan?"she asked