Gackt watched Hyde playing with his son. It was their first Christmas without Megumi and Hyde was making very sure his son felt the loss as little as possible. So much had changed in the previous year that Gackt could hardly believe it. One quirk of nature had thrown his whole world on its head as his friend came to him in pieces, needing him so badly he had dropped everything.
Hyde looked up and smiled at him.
He would have spared his lover the pain if it had been possible, but he could not regret the consequences. Not ever.