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Hands Clean

Chapter Four - Confrontation

By Saihitei Seishuku

Hwoarang stood alone on the fair grounds. The wind blew slightly, it was a cold night. But the night's sky more than made up for it. "Hwoarang?" Jin's voice came from behind him.

He turned to see his worried face. "Yes, Kazama?" Jin stepped closer to him.

"I know you're Hana. Why did you have to hide it? I've liked you for a long time." After a moment Jin continued, "I can't believe you didn't know.." He closed a little more of the space between them.

Hwoarang stared into Jin's eyes, "What's wrong with you, Kazama?"

Jin smiled, "I know you're Hana. So why even bother to hide your love, Hwoarang?" Jin stepped even closer, pressing himself against Hwoarang. He pressed his lips to Hwoarang's.

"How did you know?" Hwoarang asked him, "How did you know I was Hana?"

Jin smiled, "It was easy. You both have the same eyes, lips. You even have the same expressions.." He said as he captured his lips again.

Hwoarang sat up in his bed. The same dream haunted him ever since he had gone with them to the amusement park. 'It's been over four days now!' He thought angrily. 'Why the hell is this still bothering me? It's not like I actually like Kazama in that way. I couldn't, could I?'

A knock came at the door, "Come in, Steve." Hwoarang called. 'It should be Steve anyway. He's the only one who comes over this early.' The door opened and the person walked in. Hwoarang couldn't identify them, as he was sitting with his back to the door.

"Hwoarang?" He turned around to see Jin Kazama.

"What the hell are you doing here, Kazama? And how did you know I lived here?" He asked angrily.

Jin laughed, "I needed to talk to you; Steve told me." Hwoarang rolled his eyes, 'Of course it was Steve... that asshole always caused him trouble...'

"What about? And couldn't it have waited? Ya know, till a more sane hour?" Hwoarang growled at the Japanese boy.

"Uh..no it can't wait. And it's twelve o' clock. It is a 'sane hour.'" Hwoarang moved out of his bed to his closet.

"Well, hold on a minute. I'm gonna get dressed and we'll go somewhere else." Hwoarang said, leaving the room.

Jin smiled, 'This might just go better than I thought...'

After Hwoarang got dressed, he and Jin went to a nearby park. "What did you want to talk to me about?" He asked.

"I..uh..I wanted to talk to you about someone." He said quietly.

Hwoarang's eyebrow shot up, "Oh, really. Who?" He said, trying to act like Hwoarang not Hana. Jin looked up at him.

"You might know her. Her name's Hana." Jin said. Hwoarang's dream came back to him.

"What makes you think I know her?" Hwoarang asked, he was getting impatient and wanted to know what Jin was getting at.

"Well, I'm dating her."

"What's this got to do with me?" Hwoarang growled at the Japanese boy. 'What if he knows?!' Hwoarang's mind kept screaming at him.

"Well...I was wondering if you had any sisters?"

Hwoarang shook his head, "Of course not." He said, turning away from Jin. "Why would you want to know?"

Jin smiled, "She looks like you, except more femine." Hwoarang sat down next to Jin.

"I'm an orphan. Baek-san found me, and took me under his wing." Jin stared at him. "Don't you dare say your sorry or I'm going to have to hit you. I don't need anyone's pity."

Jin smiled slightly, "I guess you must get that a lot."

Hwoarang shook his head, "Nah...I don't tell many people."

"Why did you tell me then?"

Hwoarang shrugged his shoulders, "I dunno. Something said that I should, I guess." He said, smiling gently.

Jin sighed, "So, do you know her?" He said, trying to get back onto subject.

"Yea, I guess you could say that." He replied looking towards the road. 'Why can't someone show up?! I have never needed Steve more than I do right now...'

As if on cue, a familiar voice came from behind them. "Oi, Jinny-boy! Are you cheating on Hana?" Jin laughed and shook his head.

"No, I just needed to ask Hwoarang some questions." He said to Steve.

"Oh, like what, mate?" Steve asked.

"I just wanted to know if he knew Hana."

Hwoarang shifted uncomfortably, 'How much longer was this to go on?!'

"If I didn't know any better, I'd think you were cheating on her." He paused and grinned. "Well, not that Ling and I would mind you two going out."

Hwoarang growled at Steve, "Are you out of your fucking mind, you British asshole?"

Steve laughed and put his hands up in defense, "To be out of my 'fucking mind,' I'd actually have to have one now wouldn't I?" Hwoarang rolled his eyes and threw a punch towards Steve.

"Well, I guess I should be going now. I'll see you two later." Jin said as he walked off.

"I think he knows something," Hwoarang said. "About me being Hana and all." Steve nodded.

"He does seem to act like it."

"He even came to my apartment. Oh, and that reminds me. Why did you tell him were I lived?" Hwoarang asked him.

"I didn't." Steve replied.

"He said you did." Hwoarang said. He shrugged his shoulders and sat back down on the bench. "When's the next 'date?'

"Eh? Um... tomorrow." Steve said. "I don't know what time, I'll ask Ling later, okay?" Hwoarang nodded.

"Oi, how do you think he'd take it if he actually found out that Hana's actually me?"

"I dunno, mate. Probably not too well, though." Steve replied.

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