Welcome To The Family Ch 23 MachinationsWelcome To The Family Ch 23 Machinations by plannedbyreaperLight
A/N: This is a Death Note fanfic. I don't own Death Note.
Matt sat at Mello’s bedside, his game beeping morosely in his hands. It was not out of callousness that he continued to play his games but because he needed something to keep his hands, as well as his mind, busy lest the terror and his racing thoughts drive him mad. This not-knowing, the uncertainty of it all was the worst. It was all so… wrong.
Not even Matt’s orange-tinted goggles could save him from the brightness of the room—the harsh florescent lights of the ceiling bearing down on him, the pristine white sheets of Mello’s hospital bed blinding him. It was just so wrong—all of this. Mello was never meant to lay so still, looking so weak and helpless—only the staggered rise and fall of the boy’s chest and the beeping of the machines assuring Matt that Mello wasn’t dead.
Half of Mello’s face was wrapped in