Author's Note: This is the start of a fanfiction adaptation of Christine Love's visual novel, Hate Plus. It continues from where the Analogue: A Hate Story adapt left off. It is written from the POV of a female player character, who left the Mugunghwa with *Mute and is currently married to her.
Content Note: Nothing this time but some implied sexism.
A familiar voice, coming from far away. I stirred, raising one hand, then flopped it back down on the blankets.
There was that voice, again. What did she want? It couldn't be as important as sleeping right now. I hurt all over.
Something gently tickled the sides of my head. It felt soothing and inviting, like being scritched by a human. I raised my head, trying to nuzzle into it, and felt it touch the bridge of my nose. It felt just like wearing my glasses.
This time I heard the voice clear and distinct, inside my head. "Mira, it's *Mute. You need to wake up ... "
I opened one eye, groggily. The lights in the White Princess' cabin were a dim amber, and I could barely make out the shape right beside me.
" ... we don't have a lot of time left."
I made both eyes open and tried to focus. Then I saw what the shape was, and sat bolt upright in a panic, flailing my arms and instinctively grabbing and holding onto my plushies.
Holy CRAP, I thought.
*Mute is in bed with me.
What the HELL did we do last night?!
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