Shiro laughs, and ruffles his hair. "It's your birthday, kiddo. We wouldn't miss it for the world."
"For the universe," Allura corrects with a smile, and it's mostly joking, and kind of corny but also so fitting, and it makes the remaining tears in Keith's eyes fall unapologetically.
Lance squeezes his hand and Krolia's hand tightens on his shoulder, and Hunk moves away and then returns again with the cake in his hands, a single candle sitting aflame in its center. Everyone shifts just enough to make room, unwilling to let him go completely.
"Make a wish," Krolia says softly.
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20 Aug 2019