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Cael

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a character in “Love In A Manga”, originally authored by Ville.Sunfall, as played by RolePlayGateway

Description

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Name: Cael Ishigo
Age: 29
Role: Manga - Ka
Manga: Classical tale of: Blood or Love



My Life
Image Personality: He works in the comfort of his own home. He even has his editor work along side with him, the one person he trust to get everything done. Problem is he has a bad temper and likes to smoke, also a pervert most of the time if he isn't angry. He does like sitting in one of his rooms that leads to his japanese sand garden, that holds a cherry blossom tree, it is like taming a wild beast.

History: When he was younger his father kept dirty manga's in his room that Ever since then he had stuck to his ways of the manga. Now he is working on a book called Blood or Love, a series that he has yet to finish.

He never took good care of himself, meaning he wouldn't eat right or get out much on his own. It wasn't really a problem and he loves food, it is just remembering to eat or getting out was the problem. Work, sleep and kid brother was how it was for him.

Family: Mother and Father that he sends money too. And a kid brother Felix, who he lives with. Ciel best friend


Miscellaneous
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Likes
* Silence
* Being lazy
* Smoking
* Wearing Kimonos
* Comfort of his own home.

Dislikes
* Loud people
* Disrespect
* Unsettling areas
* Animals
* Being annoyed


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Opinions
"Those who hold my interest."

Naoi - "He holds my interest, sticking around me after I blow up. Kind of charming."
Hoshi - "I like the guys blank expressions and our similar tastes.

Sasaki - "I don't see him enjoying me much, yet he is very Adorable and somewhat a sadness I feel about him."
Ciel - "Can't read him at all, it irritates me."

Felix- "My brother will always hold my interest."
Kori - "Looks like a fun new play toy"

Yuuto - "He hold a bit of interest, get long for the most part."

"Those who I don't think much of."
Nikolai - "I like him, good worker, but I can see us locking heads during work"

Yuko - "Boy or Girl? I am afraid to ask. There is a lot of energy that I can't bother to keep up with."
Luka - "The man reminds me of a dog...or a cat."

Marcus - "He seems like a brat."
Victor - "He likes my work, but I still feel like it is head strong with us."

So begins...

Cael's Story

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Character Portrait: Yuko Yamazaki Character Portrait: Hoshi Takahashi Character Portrait: Naoi Akisora Character Portrait: Nikolai Character Portrait: Yuuto Mizashima Character Portrait: Luka Crosszeria Character Portrait: Felix Character Portrait: Sasaki Shouta Character Portrait: Cael Character Portrait: Kori Frost Character Portrait: Victor Vandyke Character Portrait: Marcus Simmons Character Portrait: Ciel
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Naoi Akisora


Naoi sat outside his home, letting the fresh air keep his ponytail float just above his shoulder. It's so peaceful. Why can't we just stop time here and now and capture this tranquility. Naoi closed his eyes and took a deep breath, standing up. Naoi was sure his deadline was going to just float behind him and poke him in the shoulder- suprising him. He didn't want Ciel to yell at him, though he never really raised his voice.

Exhaling, and letting the breath out he slid open the door to his traditional japanese house. He trodded down the hallway, into his 'library' or atleast thats what he nicknamed his favroite room. It was the one room in his house that wasn't always spotless. He slid open the door and gave a soft smile at the disarray, he'd been working so hard on a new character to introduce he'd ended up wit paper everywhere and the sketchbooks that were usually nice and lined up on the book shelves thrown out along with a few anatomy books.

"Well, I'll just clean up the room.." Naoi picked up a few sketch books and shelved them back in order, they were all in place by date, "And then I'll start..." . Naoi went to work peacefully cleaning up the mess and organizing it. After he was done he sat down on a swivel chair infront of his desk. This new character... she's no good. I'll try again, maybe she should have longer hair... Naoi started drawing in his most recently aquired sketch book, trying to figure out what the new antagonist for 'love prism' was going to look like.

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Character Portrait: Yuko Yamazaki Character Portrait: Hoshi Takahashi Character Portrait: Naoi Akisora Character Portrait: Nikolai Character Portrait: Yuuto Mizashima Character Portrait: Luka Crosszeria Character Portrait: Felix Character Portrait: Sasaki Shouta Character Portrait: Cael Character Portrait: Kori Frost Character Portrait: Victor Vandyke Character Portrait: Marcus Simmons Character Portrait: Ciel
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Luka Crosszeria


Luka sat down at his desk, facing the wrong way in his swivel chair and typing at his laptop. He'd noticed lately that for some reason their companies manga-ka's just had something against turning in anything on time. In fact Luka was sure they were doing it on purpose just so editors like him had to yell at the printers and tell them to move back the printing date.

He'd finished drafting up something to sell Yuuto's manga better, a book signing where everybody could dress up as their favroite character. He was sure Yuuto's loyal fans would eat it up and it might draw in newbies to Yuuto's work. He sighed and stetched, picking up his cell so he could call his manga-ka and schedule it. Of course he had to take the thing through the finances department and whatnot but he was sure they'd go along.

"But I'm done. That's what counts." Luka stretched out, talking to himself.

He picked up the cell and dialed the guy's number, The real question is if he's actually going to finish in time. Actually that's not even a question. Knowing him he's probably daydreaming about something outrageous or flirting. I'd be shocked If he was actually getting his work done

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Image After his morning dew abouts. Ciel headed right over to Naoi's, but of course with how Ciel is, he took his time getting there. He figured by now Naoi was probably asleep or working on his book. It didn't bother him as long as that was the case. Ciel would do his normal morning get abouts. Sleep early, wake up early with a nice morning walk. And he did just that, nearly everyday. The smell of the morning settled him and the sounds of the birds waking up pleased him. It was as if the birds were saying good morning to him. But as much as he enjoyed the little things of life, the bigger things always got in the way. Soon would be the deadline to Naoi's Manga and Ciel had to make sure it got done, with all the help he could offer. There wasn't much to do as an Editor, so he made sure Naoi was well kept. Sleeping, Feeding, and Healthy. In some ways it was as if Ciel was a mother figure, but a mother who kept quiet, maybe it was more like a butler. Which ever it was, none of it bothered Ciel. He never did things he didn't enjoy or things that was too much. For him the easier the task the better and this was an easy job to do.

With a yawn and a stretch to his body, he finally reached the door to Naoi's house. He softly knocked on the door once he collected himself. If Naoi didn't answer, he'd leave and come back later. Ciel never found it right to just walk into someone's house, whether he was welcomed to or not. He wasn't one to drag things on like that. To him it was found rude to just barge in, because there could be days that some people wouldn't want guess.

Image Last night Cael didn't bother going to bed, he ended up staying up all night finishing his book. His fingers were black from ink, but it didn't bother him much, it was something writers were use to when it came down to it. He groaned as he leaned back folding his arms behind his head stretching away, his body had become stiff after sitting for hours in the same position. You could hear his back crack a bit in the bones. He shifted his shoulders and closed the book after the ink had dried. There he was sitting on a pillow on the floor at a small table that he called his writing desk. Wasn't that he couldn't afford a desk or a chair, he was just old fashion like that. He didn't own chairs. He owned pillows that you can sit on the floor with. Tables that you could use while you are on the floor also known as floor furnitures. He even owned a few Kotatsu's. When he got up the father clock started to make it's toll, it was early, but about the time Felix needed to get up, but he decided to let him sleep in for a bit longer. Which would also give him time to cook up some breakfast, even if he was tired.

So he did just that, he cooked sausage and eggs with a few pancakes. Something easy and that fills you up fast. Once he was done he let out a long yawn and rubbed the back of his head tired. He placed the meals on the Kotatsu table, that was located in the living room only a few feet away from the open kitchen. When he looked at the time again he walked down the hall to his brothers room, with his arms over his chest and inside his Kimono sleeves. He slid the japanese paper door open with his elbow and smirked when he saw his brothers sleeping face. To him his brother looked like a cute little animal that you'd want to hold forever and not let go.

With a chuckle and a shake of his head he walked over to Felix who was halfway out of his covers and had his arm hanging off the bed and his mouth parted open, laying face down on his belly sound asleep. Cael sat down on the edge of Felix's bed, sliding his brothers leg over so he could. "Sleeping sounds like a wonderful idea." he said to Felix in a gentle yet deep voice. He smiled and ran his fingers through his brothers hair. "Good morning my sly little fox. I cooked some breakfast, so hurry up so you can eat it warm." Leaning over he planted a kiss on his brothers cheek. "Besides Hoshi is coming over soon, do you want him to see you in your underwear, hanging half way out of your bed?"

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Image Felix was busy dreaming. His dreams, as usual, were pretty obscure at the best of times. He often dreamed of the characters that he drew, or of his family, but especially his brother. Felix loved dreaming, and he always had. Currently, he was on top of a mountain with one of his most recent male characters. He wasn't feeling the cold, but the view was like something from a movie.

"Sleeping sounds like a wonderful idea. Good morning, my sly little fox. I cooked some breakfast, so hurry up so you can eat it warm"

Felix whimpered slightly in his sleep, making a soft groaning sound as he was awoken. At first, he tried to roll away from the one who had awoken him, burying his face into his pillow. Outside felt cold compared to the delicious warmth, and it took him just a moment to realize that his brother was sat on his bed. He turned, rolling back towards Cael just as he leaned down to kiss his cheek. Felix smiled and stretched sleepily. He loved being woken by Cael. He was so gentle. Felix stretched, his lithe body brushing his brothers slightly, and he made soft sound almost like a purr.

"Besides Hoshi is coming over soon, do you want him to see you in your underwear, hanging half way out of your bed?"

He laughed quietly and shook his head as he pulled himself upright. He really was only in his underwear, and he shivered as the cool air met his bare skin. Felix dragged the blankets up around his chin, smiling up at Cael sweetly. Felix really didn't like the thought of Hoshi seeing him like this. Well, he didn't like the thought of him coming here at all, but that was okay. Felix would just get on with some of his artwork.

"What's for breakfast?" Felix asked brightly, grinning tiredly at Cael. "You didn't burn it again, did you?"

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Image "You little-! What do you mean again!?" Cael snapped playfully, taking Felix's covers and throwing them over his brothers head, ruffling his face inside the covers. "Get dressed before I attack you." Cael got up to his feet grumbling. "Psh, burning food. Whose does he think I am?" Walking off back to the living and right to the front door. Cael got his news paper from the ground, glancing at the headline. "Hurry up, I want to eat already." He manly said that so he could have a smoke and get back to work. But never did he eat without his brother when ever they had meals together.

The news headline for today spoke about the book fair this friday. Nothing that Cael was ready for that is for sure. But he had to be there to sign autographs and hand out his books. He was happy about his book being sold to bunches of people, but the effort it took to get out of his home and to the book fair was already exhausting him to the core. He groaned and rubbed the back of his hair, pulling out his pipe after tucking the newspaper under his armpit. He didn't like the pipe yet, but just set it in his mouth for a type of 'comfort'.

"Looks like the book fair is this friday. Did you want to go Felix?" Cael called over to his brother as he sat down at the table chewing at the mouthpiece of his long pipe. Wasn't a hard chew, it was more like tapping it against his teeth. He did that once he was lost in thought. He placed the paper on the Kotatsu waiting for Felix to come out. Flicking on the T.V with the remote that was left on the Kotatsu. On the news they were talking about the book fair as well. "Who knew that so many people loved this sort of thing, but it would explain why the books get sold out so fast with what Victor being behind great publishing. He really does know what he is doing." Cael mostly spoke to himself in a mumbling voice.

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Image Felix uselessly flailed at Cael as he smothered him with the covers, trying to escape as playfully pushed against his face. Felix laughed, struggling even as Cael stopped rubbing his blanket into his head, and fell with a soft thump to the floor. He yelped in surprise, and reached up to tug the covers away, freeing his head. "Hey!" He shouted at his brother jokingly as he left his room, before giggling quietly. Their morning scuffles were fairly regular, but Felix had yet to come out on top.

He stood up, running both hands through his ruffled hair, making it stand up on end as he went to pick out some clothes. Felix rarely ever wore anything too showy. He much preferred to wear comfortable clothes, so he picked out some casual jeans and a plain white shirt. He pulled on his jeans, and then left his room, bare chested and with nothing on his feet, carrying his top. He quickly found Cael already seated by the Kotatsu. Felix went to join his brother, smirking as he listened to him talk.

"Looks like the book fair is this Friday. Did you want to go, Felix? Who knew that so many people loved this sort of thing..."

Felix had already stopped listening. A book fair? Felix always loved going to those. Sometimes, he dressed up for them as his favorite characters, but every time there was opportunities to meet new people. But the best bit was the stalls. There was always all types of literature related stalls lined up, selling anything imaginable. As a child, Felix had gone out of his way to attend. He had often sneaked out, despite his fathers threats. He would save up for weeks just to run down and buy a new pen, or a new sketch pad, and a couple of mangas. And then he'd return home, and hide his new art supplies under his bed, that his father would always find. And then would come the punishment...

He realized that it had been a few moments while his brother had been waiting for a reply, and Felix blushed and looked down to hide the saddened expression that had come across his face. Felix knew that he shouldn't be thinking of him. He didn't matter anymore. Now, he had Cael. And even though they weren't biological brothers, Felix loved him like one. At the thought, Felix brightened up and rubbed his eyes sleepily.

"I'd love to go. Will you come too? It sounds like loads of fun!"

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Hoshi Takahashi

Hoshi awoke early in the morning to find himself hanging over a pink throw pillow that had wound up on his bed. He had fallen asleep in his robe the night before, there were papers spread wildly across the covers, some crinkled probably from his tossing once he fell asleep. Hoshi exhaled slowly resting the palm of his hand over half of his face. He turned onto his stomach, feeling the pain in his neck from where he had slept oddly, the mountain of pillows that resided on his bed didn't seem to help this pain. Hoshi sighed softly, soon realizing he fell asleep sometime around 2:45. What time was it? The man turned his head towards the side of the bed where on the black nightstand sat an electronic alarm clock with the time shown in big red glowing numbers, "10:30." Hoshi swore under his breath than sat up. Ugh.

The light of morning seeped through the curtains and the green eyed man growled softly. He stepped out of the king sized bed than made his way slowly to the bathroom, only to be greeted with the sight of, if he hadn't known any better, a rather vacuous zombie. His hair was a rats nest, and the bags under his eyes were almost entirely purple. Hoshi turned the nob to the sink, watching cold water run from the tap. He began to wash his face, a chill running down his back. He had to get ready quickly or he was going to be late to Cael's.

Hoshi removed his clothes and got in the shower moments later. He washed his hair, trying to remove the rat's nest. As soon as he got out he rushed to dry his hair with a towel, then wrapped the towel around his waste. He swiftly walked back into his room, which was grand. Dimly lit by a lamp with a red lightbulb in it. He liked the way it looked when he turned that lamp on, it made the room seem more luxurious. Hoshi went straight for his dresser. It was a hand carved black dresser which he had for quite sometime now.

He dug through the drawers, finding his pare of nice black pants and a grafic t-shirt. The shirt was black as well but off to the side was a white design of a chandelier which was oddly poetic. He threw on the clothing quickly then slipped on his shoes. Phone... Where was his phone? Hoshi spun around the room looking but soon spotted it at the end of his bed.

Hoshi grumbled and slid the phone into his back pocket, grabbing his nice coat and scarf off the coat rack and putting it on. He looked in the mirror once more before leaving. The rat's nest was gone and he had managed to remove some of the dark circles under his eyes. Hoshi ran outside and hailed a cab, seeing as he didn't own a car.

He sighed as the cabbie pulled to the curb. He got in and off he went to Cael's

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Image Image "Hey..." Cael looked down at his pipe as he filled it. He didn't miss Felix's look just then for a second. Somehow he knew what it was about. "You and me, alright. Stop thinking about pointless things." He didn't finish his meal, in fact he hardly touched it. Instead he got up and walked over to the doors that lead outside and opened them. Sitting down on the floor he lit his long pipe and began to smoke it with his eyes closed. "I been thinking and I should say this before Hoshi comes. Hmm...I want to move. The place I been looking at is bigger than this small dump. You might like it, it's cozy. But I won't go if you don't want to. We could stay here if you like it here." He rubbed the back of his head, holding onto the pipe with his teeth as a little smoke came out, it was a new sent, it smelt a bit like peaches and tobacco. The tiredness got the best of him and he started to feel it once he got some tobacco in his system.

The father clock tolled again, letting him know what time it was. His eyebrow raised in wonder of where Hoshi could be, it would seem he is running a bit late. Wasn't like it mattered, he was in no rush after finishing his book last night. His trouble with it was how he wanted to end it, but with a nice long smoke of his pipe, he finally thought of it and finished the ending. Speaking of the time, Cael actually had some business with a trader on some new furniture that he finally decided to get. But if Felix was to say no to moving he would turn down the trader.

Image Ciel watched as Naoi opened the door and kept bowing at him like he was the higher power. It bothered him, but he never said anything to stop it. He stepped up closer to Naoi, placing his hand softly on his shoulder, letting his fingers lace around a long strain of Naoi's hair. "Not here for the deadline, you're fine." Ciel mainly came to see if Naoi was actually working. It was due next week, but Naoi liked to work slowly. It did bother him at times, but other times he had gotten so use to it.

He slowly removed his hand from Naoi's shoulder, letting his finger slide down the strain he laced it in, letting it go and walked inside taking his brown coat off, revealing his purple V neck T-Shirt, hanging it up on the coat rack. He stepped out of his shoes and onto the floor. Ciel was traditional like that, his way is hat;s are disrespectful inside a house, shoes are worse, no one likes a scruffed up floor.

A smile formed on his lips, just slightly, it wasn't full, but it was enough to be seen, as he took cloth from his back pocket, taking a hold of Naoi's fingers gentle. When he lifted Naoi's hands there was ink on Naoi's fingertips, some of it still wet. Taking Naoi, by the hand he lead him into the kitchen, getting the cloth wet, and softly cleaning the ink off. "Like finger painting." A soft mumble escaped his lips when Ciel spoke up in a soft voice. Once he was done, he walked over to where he knew Naoi would be working. "The Art." He said looking over at Naoi as if telling him to show him what he had so far done.

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Hoshi Takahashi Hoshi sat in the taxi silently after the cabbie had asked where he was going. Hoshi had given the man the directions he had obtained from Cael much earlier in the month. What a month it had been. Many new mangas had been published and released within so little time it felt as though Hoshi had no time at all to catch up. This also may have been the reason to why he had overslept. This had become consistent for him quite a lot lately yet he still managed to get to work on time and get what he had to done.

Hoshi found himself staring out the window, the same neutral expression plastered across his pale face. He blinked after a moment then looked down to his lap where his hands were folded. He felt relaxed for this small amount of time, even if he was exhausted beyond belief, at least he didn't really have to worry about work right now.

It wasn't long before he arrived Cael's home. It wasn't a bad area. Hoshi paid the cabbie then exited the taxi. He glanced behind himself as the cab drove off and Hoshi was left alone standing on the side walk. He made his way up to the front door of the house. He could already smell the smoke, which could only be from Cael's pipe. He knocked softly on the door, at waited.

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Image "Hey...You and me, alright. Stop thinking about pointless things."

Felix nodded. He was right, as usual. There was no point worrying over the past. It was over and now they had a pretty good present. The smell of breakfast reminded him of his hunger and, with all negative thoughts forgotten, Felix eagerly reached forward for some of the bacon, which he then slid between two slices of bread. Content with his breakfast, he ate his makeshift sandwich thoughtfully. If Hoshi was coming over, then Felix really didn't want to be stuck in a room with them both. Hoshi made him uncomfortable, and he knew that his brother would be too busy with him to pay him any mind. So maybe he would go to his room and do some art. Or maybe he'd go for a walk.

"I been thinking and I should say this before Hoshi comes. Hmm...I want to move. The place I been looking at is bigger than this small dump. You might like it, it's cozy. But I won't go if you don't want to. We could stay here if you like it here."

Felix looked up, surprised as Cael talked about moving, and in all honesty Felix wasn't sure what he thought of the idea. He knew what he meant about the place they were in being small, but Felix didn't think that was so bad. What if they moved to a slightly bigger place and it was so big you could feel like you lived on your own? Felix did not like the thought of that at all, and neither did he like the thought of having to dismantle his room. Everything there was arranged just as he liked - his desk, his bed, the various posters on the walls and ceiling...It would take forever to recreate that. Felix paused in the process of eating his sandwich to pull off the crusts on the bread, placing them aside.

"I...I don't know," He said hesitantly, biting his lip, "Can I see it first? It sounds...great, but I like it here..."

It was then that they both heard the rap on the door, and Felix sighed, before looking up at his brother and quickly finishing his breakfast. "I was thinking, as well...Could we invite Kori over? It'd be nice to see him," Felix said this brightly, warming up to the thought of his friend. Him and Kori were so similar that he was one of the few people that Felix trusted for real. He pulled his shirt on, and grinned at Cael.

"And that'll be Hoshi. Have fun"




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Nikolai hadn't slept at all the previous night. In fact, he'd even taken a break to have a cup of tea and watch the sun rise, but for almost twelve hours, he had sat at his desk. He had been flicking through the pages that Sasaki had given him so far, absorbed by his work. First, he had gone through A Love Hidden By Lies. It was his least favorite of the two mangas, and at parts he found it slow and tedious though that was only his opinion on it. When Nikolai looked at it objectively, the manga was well written and pretty good. Nevertheless, Nikolai had gone through each page carefully, studying it and making notes on the few things that might need to be changed. And then he did the same for One of a Kind. He much preferred this one, and it was a joy to read, though that only made Nikolai go through the pages a lot more thoroughly.

The sun had risen by the time Nikolai finished with the two mangas, and he was tired, though it was time well spent. Ink covered the tips of his fingers as he raked them through his purple hair. He still wasn't finished, despite the early hour. He had yet to reply to the letters he had received from his family, but he looked forward to that. It was always nice to send them something short to let them know things were well. And things really were well. Nikolai was enjoying life at the moment, even if he was a little lonely. But that was all okay. He was normally too busy to meet with people at the moment anyway.

His steps were almost silent as he made his way over to the bathroom, where he would start the day with a shower before he had something to eat. The steam rolled lethargically across the mirror as he turned the water on, making sure it ran hot. His clothing came free next, and then he stepped under the stream of water. Nikolai felt himself instantly relaxing, exhaling the stress he hadn't realized he had been carrying slowly. It felt good to be able to clean himself after a busy night like the last, and it gave him an opportunity to think of the things he had to do with his day.

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Image Taking the drawing from Naoi's hand, Ciel looked over it. He could see the problem, instantly. "Try, this.." He switched it to a new sheet of paper, not wanting to touch Naoi's drawing, he didn't are to ruin it. Instead he started over, he held the sketchbook close to his chest, as he swiped the pencil over it with ease and grace. His brows caved in and his eyes became concentrated. When he was finished he had a drawing of a girl who wore glasses, she had long brown hair and a baby face, yet the face had a bit of a darkness to it, she looked like an angel but her eyes read she was strong willed. Her glasses was at the tip of her nose. Her boobs were big, but her size of butt made it seem not so big, along with her thighs and stomach. In ways the girl looked like Naoi, but in other ways it looked like Ciel.

"When drawing, try not to think so hard. Just let the thoughts flow onto paper." His voice was deep like always, but there was gentleness inside his tone. His eyes became soft once again as he turned the notebook over to show Naoi his work. "The ideas are right in front of you, so just use them." Handing the note pad over to Naoi, Ciel walked over to a chair and leaned his head back. He was relaxing in the room, but still his eyes were a bit fixed on Naoi.

Image "Hmm.." He breathed in a puff of smoke and nodded. "Yes you can see it." A knock at the door had him getting up to his feet, walking over to the door. But he had just remembered what other thing was asked. "Frost? Yeah, I don't see why not." Opening the door he smirked at Hoshi. "Late today, but that's fine."

"Ah wait Felix! I actually need you to set me idea's on some new characters. I need a boy and a vampire doctor. Draw me some idea's that I can use." Rubbing the back of his head he glanced over at Hoshi with a chuckle. "Morning."

After placing the pipe down on the counter near the doorway, he reached forward and took a hold of Hoshi's face, gently brushing his cheeks with his thumbs. "Well that's good, you at least look rested." He smiled at him gently and stepped aside to let him through. "Come on in kiddo. There is actually something I'd like for you to do."

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Image Felix grinned and nodded excitedly as Cael said he could invite Kori over. He had just scrambled to his feet, when he moved so quickly he tripped over his own feet. Gasping, he stumbled, and almost fell, before saving himself on the frame of a door. He dragged himself up to his feet, before finding himself face to face with Hoshi. Felix instantly felt his face flush a deep, awkward tomato color. He looked between their guest and his brother, clasping his stinging hands behind his back tightly, biting his lip.

"Ah wat Felix! I actually need you to set me ideas on some new characters. I need a boy and a vampire doctor. Draw me some ideas that I can use"

At just the mention, Felix gasped and almost bounced with excitement. Vampires were one of his favorites at the moment. Last month, he had spent hours and hours drawing foxes, but after seeing a new vampire film they were his new favorite. Ideas flooded his head and he grinned, before realizing that he probably looked somewhat ridiculous right then. After tripping over his own feet, and standing there grinning like an idiot, normally Felix wouldn't really care. It was pretty normal for him. But he had realized that he was stood in front of their guest, and his blush deepened. He stepped away from them both, backing towards his room.

"Um, sure. I'll do it...right now," Felix smirked and giggled awkwardly, "It was nice to see you, Hoshi," He muttered before turning and running back to his room. He slid the door closed hastily, and then sighed, and relaxed. Felix grinned as he then went to the desk where he tried to keep most of his art equipment. Well, he tried at least. A lot of the time it sort of seeped across his room, and then he had to have a massive tidy up of it all - which almost always took at least three days because of his tendency to become distracted by the smallest things.

He sung to himself as he pulled out a relatively new sketch pad and a couple of pencils, tucking them under his arm as he left his room again. He could hear the murmurings of conversation from Cael and Hoshi, but paid them no attention. Felix turned to walk outside to sit under a tree to do his work, but before he did, he picked up the phone so that he could call Kori. Moments later, Felix was seated comfortably in the shade of the tree as he dialed his friend's number, flicking to a clean page in his sketch pad as he waited for him to pick up.

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Hoshi Takahashi Hoshi remained expressionless as Cael seemed to be speaking to somebody else inside. Must've been his brother -- Fe, Felix -- or something. It was really only moments later before he saw Felix cross the room and say, "It was nice to see you Hoshi." He was gone before Hoshi had thought to say anything.

"Morning," said Cael promptly after.

"Hello," Hoshi replied back along with a small nod.

He watched Cael set down his pipe, and before he knew it, Cael held his face, Hoshi's eyes widened slightly with surprise. He leaned forward awkwardly, tempted to pull away.

"Well that's good, you at least look rested."

He had noticed. This struck Hoshi as odd. He knew he had always looked tired, today was no exception. Sure this may have been one of his better days, but he could honestly see no difference in the way he looked on lesser days.

Cael had let go of his face, and removed himself from the walkway. "Come on in kiddo. There is actually something I'd like for you to do."

"Kiddo?" Hoshi began, the empty expression still clear on his face. "I'm barely younger than you." Hoshi stepped inside after a moment, his hand felt for the phone in his pocket out of muscle memory, no surprise, it was still there.

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Image "HaHa! Oh I had no idea." He laughed at Hoshi's reply and expression, he knew, but it was still fun to tease. Hoshi, might be expressionless, but for Cael, he seemed easier to read then his words. But I suppose as a writer you learn to see even the smallest of details. As soon as Hoshi walked past him, he reached forward and took a hold of Hoshi's shoulders. Of course for how tall Cael is, he had to bend down some just to get near his ear and whisper softly. "I need your help, do you think you can do it for me? You're the only one I can think of to do it." The husky voice of his had become gentle and almost a seductive beg. The grip he had on hoshi and turned even softer then before. "If you say no, then I understand, I wont pressure you."

He let go of Hoshi, and took a hold of his pipe that he set down, he didn't smoke it because the pipe had died down. Though he did, tuck it away inside his kimono and it disappeared in the fabric. He took a deep breath running his hand through his hair, tilting his head a bit, with his eyes closed and face relaxed. The blonde strains of hair, tangled within his fingers, slowly flowing back into place. The kimono on the other hand had slipped slightly on his should, revealing a par of his bare chest that he had paid no attention to, walking more inside towards the plates. Picking them up he walked over to the kitchen, placing them next to the sink, his eyes stared down at his plate full of food, for an odd reason he couldn't feel hungry. He had sunk into his character mode once again.

Image When Naoi turned around handing ciel the note book, he had already been standing there beside him, looking down at what he had created. With a nod he had patted Naoi's head as if saying good job. "Naoi.." His voice always said his name differently. Like a sigh or maybe more like a gentle whisper. "Don't thank me."

This was Ciel's job after all and being thanked for helping out his Manga-Ka was just ridiculous. In fact, he'd wish Naoi would use him more, but he'd never bring himself to say something like that because no matter how you put it, it sounds like a slave begging his master. With that taking this out of the gutter now, he pulled himself away from Naoi, just before his mind went into a deep thought of something he shouldn't be thinking of. Was to early for that and Ciel was still slightly tired, yet wide awake all in one. "You ate?" He asked Naoi raising his brow just slightly, his hand on his hip, but just more like resting there as his other hand he was leaning on as it rested on the back of Naoi's seat.

Naoi had the tendency to forget sometimes, so lecturing him on eating was only normal for these two. After all he did forget about the due date, which concerns Ciel a bit more then it should. If they were late with this manga, Victor wouldn't be easy to deal with. Hardly like he ever is. That old man couldn't be ever easy to be around. Which reminded him. "Victor, he is incharge of the book fair. I hope that didn't slip your mind on having to go this year. I had gotten news on him wanting to get all the famous editors there together in one room, but I am unsure of what he has panned after that."

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Hoshi Takahashi Hoshi felt the grip on his shoulder, and he seemed startled for a moment. The smell of smoke was now much closer to him and so was Cael. "My help?" Hoshi tried to turn around to look at the blonde man. "With what?"

Cael always seemed to be wearing one of those damned kimonos. Hoshi didn't really care, but they seemed so... Revealing. He simply wouldn't wear one himself. Hoshi hid his hands in his pockets to keep them warm.

He could only assume what Cael was asking for had something to do with writing, but Cael's tone said something else, Hoshi wasn't entirely sure if he liked this either. People who acted this way he disliked, when their attitude deceived their actions, and things would grow confusing. "With work?" He persisted. Hoshi couldn't deny that he was curious.

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CAEL "With work?" Hoshi asked sounding confused.

With a hushed sigh Cael changed in his instantly, kicking himself out of character. "No it's nothing. I changed my mind, I'll find some other way." folding his arms over his chest, irritation hit his face hard. Eyes closed and brows frowning in anger. He couldn't think straight, probably lack of sleep had the best of him, but still there was no excuses.

Very rarely did he ever have writers block, and since he was done with his book, he was already making plans for a new one. Excerpt, there were minor problems. He couldn't get into full character without having to hit rock bottom. Thing was he couldn't do that in this kind of situation, it might scare away his editor, only solution was to ask someone else.


"Here." Walking over into the other room, he grabbed a piece of blank paper and headed over to Hoshi with a pen in his hand as well. "I want your thoughts on a vampire doctor.. I also would like you to play on a role of his patient. He is a sick boy, who stops by every week just for a check up. I would like it if you go into character when writing down your thoughts. Put yourself into the patient's shoes and write it down for me. Should be simple enough, and it'll help me." Taking Hoshi's hands and placing the paper and pen in them, Cael gave him no time to reject his commands. Leaving him no choice but to do it. "It's either this way or my way, and you'd probably want this way." He smirked with a slight laugh under his breath.

CIEL Ciel raised an eyebrow hearing that Naoi didn't find time to eat. Not as if he could be mad though, he already knew this would happen. Reaching over he patted Naoi's head and walked over to the kitchen. Took him a moment to look around and find something. Though there wasn't very much things to choose from, so he made due with what he could. When Ciel was younger, he used to work in a bakery so maybe something to do with bread would work. With what time it was he decided to cook Naoi something with gravy.

Didn't take him to long to finish cooking the meal, what he had come up with was biscuits and gravy. Wasn't really a breakfast meal, but at least it was something to fill Naoi up. There was no way he'd leave him to feed himself, he might just choose a small snack. "Naoi, we have a week left until the due date. Can I help you with anything?" He placed the plant down on the table.

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Hoshi Takahashi Hoshi blinked, taking the paper in his hands. "Okay," he said, promptly looking for a place to sit. Hoshi hesitates before sitting down in front of the kotatsu and leaning over to set the paper on it.

"How old is the boy?" Hoshi asks softly, beginning to write in his cursive hand writing. He glanced up at Cael blankly, waiting for an answer. He kept writing even as he waited, ideas already coming to his head.

"There's something odd about this doctor..." Was one of the first sentences he wrote, he looked at it then sighed. He'd need to revise a few of these. But there was also something odd about Cael now, that seemed to distract him from getting into character.

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Image Felix juggled his sketch pad and pencils, cradling the phone between his head and his shoulder as he pushed back inside, almost tripping over the frame of the door as he threw his things onto his unmade bed.

"Yes don't worry, I am alright. Did you need anything?"

"I was just calling to ask if you're busy today? Cael has Hoshi over, so I've not really got a lot to do. I was just wondering if you were free?"

Felix glanced at himself in the mirror as he spoke, trying to tame his hair. It was useless. There was really nothing he could do about how messy it looked. There was a long silence on the end of the phone, but Felix just assumed that Kari was momentarily busy. He put his phone on speaker and placed it on his table, waiting for a reply as he went about tidying his room a little. He threw his covers back onto his bed and kicked a drawer on his desk shut. Abruptly, the sound of sirens emanated from the phone, and Felix jumped before rushing back to it. Kori still hadn't replied and Felix was suddenly struck by the thought of whether he was really okay or not. He darted back to the phone and spoke into it.

"Kori? You there? Are you okay?" His voice was urgent and concerned, but he tried to keep himself calm.

"Sorry Felix, I wasn't myself for a moment. I think I am probably working too much. Are you going to the book fair?"

Felix breathed a sigh of relief and took the phone off speaker, before holding it to his ear again, and then replied, "Oh, god...You scared me for a minute then," Felix giggled self consciously, "You're definitely working too much, and I wouldn't miss the fair for the world! You know that!"