Fiery Waters Zutara Part 10A soft knock at the door cut Katara's sniffling short. She wiped her nose and eyes on her pillow which was soaked from sobbing. The door opened and was carefully shut behind the person. The room was dim and light peeked out from the curtains in slivers.Fiery Waters Zutara Part 10 by TheAngstyPoet
"Who's there?" Katara called out.
"It's only me," Zuko answered. "I wanted to know if you were okay."
"No," Katara hid her face on the clean side of her pillow. He looked dumbstruck caught off guard by her reply. His face was knit with concentration searching for the right response. Zuko opted to say nothing. He sat on the bed put his hand on her back, lightly rubbing it to comfort her.
"Why are you doing this?" Katara bleakly asked.
"Why do you like me? Why did you kiss me? What are we doing? You know we can never be together or it'll even work out. I mean what's the catch. Why are you here?" Katara grew anfry and resentful. She rubbed her eyes sitting up forcing him to take his hand back. "It doesn't make sense."