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“―Uwah..!! [Name]-chan, don't scare me like that!” Oikawa huffed, crossing his arms. A laugh escapes from your lips, and you motioned for him to scoot over to give you some space to sit. Frowning, Oikawa grudgingly scooted back and you took the seat beside him. “What? You're not even going to say 'Thank you'? I honestly think that you're spending too much time with Iwa-chan.” The brunette slowly averted his gaze at you ― and he wasn't in the least surprised when he figured out that you weren't listening to him. He nudged your rib gently, “[Name]-chan, is there something wrong? Did you fail your English test again? That's alright. It's not like we're good at English anyway, so it's fine.”

“Hmm, no, that's not why I'm here.” You hummed. “Thanks for the.. ah, encouraging words, though.”

He shrugged, “So, why are you here?”

“Geez, it sounds like you want me to go away or something! Where's the real Oikawa who would always drag me to places? Where's the Oikawa that's all about smiles and sunshine? Where's the Oikawa that would always pull me into a deadly tight hug?” You snaked an arm around his neck and laughed again. “I guess he's not here right now. But that's okay, I guess. Mind sending him this message when comes back? I don't think I have enough time to visit him again. Wait! I could always ask Hajime but he'll probably say no―so never mind that.”

“[Name]-chan..!” He whined. “Stop playing around!”

“Wow,” You breathed. “You really are feeling down, aren't you?”

“I lost.” Oikawa mutters quietly, lowering his head. “I lost―I wasn't able to go to the Nationals.”

The Nationals. The fucking Nationals. That's what he was always talking about. Iwaizumi, too, always talked about it but not to an extent that he had annoyed you. But Oikawa―Oikawa was another story. Ever since you were in Junior High, he kept talking about how his dream was to go to the Nationals and become an athlete. You weren't going to lie, you thought it was a ridiculous dream to have. Being an athlete was pathetic, you'd say to yourself. But as you grew up ― you've come to be more wiser and understood your best friend's passion and love for volleyball. And because of that, you erased all of your negative thoughts and began to cheer him on ― telling him to keep going and going, and he did. He kept going. He kept running until he reached his goal.

But.. he didn't make it on time. He wasn't able to reach. If only he were able to stretch his hands further ― maybe he'd reach it. But Oikawa didn't.

“Sometimes, people get their dreams. Sometimes, they don't.” Sighing, you patted your friend's back. “That's the tragedy of living, I guess.”

“You know, I worked so hard―”

“Yeah, I know." You interjected. “I know you worked hard trying to reach your dreams. I was there next to you. I was there when you got an award for being the best setter. I was there when you injured yourself from working yourself too much. And I was there when you decided that playing volleyball was the thing that'll make you happy. I know. I was there to see it all. But you know what? Fuck it. Who cares if you lost? Who fucking cares?! You tried your best didn't you? You gave them all what you've got, and I couldn't be more happier!” Letting a heavy sigh, you continued. “I'm proud of you. Everyone is.”

“[N-Name]-chan..." He stammered. “T-That was the nicest thing you've ever said to me!”

“O-Oi! Shut up! And don't start crying on me now! Ah, geez! Tooru!”
is oikawa alright. is he taking care of himself. pls let him be ok

also im sorry this was short. i lack creativity and i have a writer's block and i guess my writing got a little rusty????? lol i hate life
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Jessiethelynx Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I love these. There's very few Oikawa x Reader platonic stories, Jesus. I'm going to assume you can view it as whatever, but it makes my hear swell with joy. Poor Oikawa
ketsamachan Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2015  Student General Artist
poor tooru.. ;~;
MrsOikawa Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
*sobs* I JUST WANNA SQUEEZE THE LIFE OUT OF HIM UNTIL HIS FACE TURNS BLUE POOR BABYYYY France (Crying) [V3] Romano (Cries) [V4] Menma Honma (This is unfair) [V1] Menma Honma (I still want to be with everyone) V1 Meiko Honma 'Menma' (Anohana) Emote - Crying 
bepoo Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
Pls protect him TAT
shoujodere Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
dont worry ,, i will protect and take care of him as long as i live
bepoo Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015
Thank you!!!! ♡♡♡♡
VersicolorQuasar Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
someone give that trash bag the tightest hug of his life pLS
q v q
Shisuka-chan Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Student Writer
wah. is oikawa okay?! poor baby deserved so much. 

everyone's proud of you, oikawa!!

this was lovely~
shoujodere Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
idk but usually when you're upset you stop taking care of urself and it feels like the world is bringing u down. lmfao that child needs someone to bring him back to his senses
Shisuka-chan Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Student Writer
that is true. when you're frustrated and depressed, you just want to crawl into yourself and slumber away. 

ah, oikawa has lots of people to love him. he'll be okay... i hope.
HabbyRabbit Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Student Writer
oikawa losing hurts.
it hurts so damn much, my kokoro can't take it
i really liked it, their relationship is so cute<3 
great job!
shoujodere Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
i have a thing for platonic relationships !
and thank u
agatstone Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
I think it was pretty good
shoujodere Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
thank u,,,
agatstone Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
You're welcome
erianna3707 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
it didn't fricking say if he was mad in the manga and I flipped a table >^<

I've seen this prompt used a couple of times- and I love how you still managed to make it fun and somewhat cheerful~

This was so good ;u;
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