Cain sleeps straight through the rest of the time. When the exam is announced over, the remaining contestants are led outside. Everyone is told to pick a card from a box. She walks up confidently and gets her card.
"The number on your card is your opponent. Bring me their badge and you'll pass." Purple Mohawk announces.
Now to get this overly quickly, "Which one of you unlucky fucks is number 80?" Cain growls, bearing her teeth. She watches a red haired woman flinch. "Hm, gotcha." She smirks, grabbing the woman's throat, there's a crunching sound as she crushes bones in the girl's neck.
Cain rips the badge from the corpse's shirt and returns it to the examiner. Her tails pull tags off of two random people nearby, she passes those along to the examiner as well. "Number 406, pass" He nods.
"Kura.." She starts, as she walks up to the boy with a big smile on her face.
"No. Don't help me this time." He responds and walks toward a thicket of trees. Her smile falters and she turns to the other three, Leorio and Gon give her an uncertain look like they're afraid of her.
"Why'd you kill her? You didn't have to." Gon asks her, she walks toward him and he takes a step back.
She gets it now. Her demeanor changes and her expression goes cold. "There is an obstacle blocking your path, do you bow your neck like coward and try to pussy your way out or do you rise to the challenge… and rip it apart with everything you have!" She ends in a yell, her face flushes with rage and those around her shrink back. She pulls a mask back over her features and turns.
"To bastards like you, I'll give you my back." She looks over her shoulder, "Get in my way and I'll crush you too." She growls and walks over to sit behind the examiner. Killua shrugs off the thick atmosphere and walks towards the angry female.
"I'm not afraid of you." She looks up and he smiles down at her. "I won't discard you like the Kurta either." He adds, his grin only widening. Sure his intentions aren't pure but he does genuinely like her. "I understand your nature, I won't judge you for it, we're actually a lot alike." He says crouching in front of her.
"I know I'm not your first choice but… how about becoming my woman?" He reaches a hand out to stroke her cheek, he watches to see if she'll draw back but she doesn't.
"I am a demon before I am a female." She responds. "All the same. I'm a killer before I am a man." His expression goes dark and his fingers flex against her face turning into claws. "I think we'd suit each other." He returns, reverting back to innocent Killua mode. "What do ya say?" He asks, letting her think it over.
"I… yes." She answers sitting back. He leans forward following her and places his lips against the corner of her mouth. "Now, if you excuse me… I have an obstacle to crush, but Cain, I'll come back for you when I'm done. Your are mine now, after all." The assassin says cheerfully before retreating to go look for his target. She chuckles a bit and turns her head to see the examiner as well as the pink haired man, watching her.
She inclines her head in acknowledgment. The man is odd but not unappealing, and he does not appear to fear her. He moves to seat himself cross legged in front of her.
"I'm Hisoka, I have a proposition for you."
Cain's eyes bore into his, well doesn't everyone today. "I'll share with you a few pieces of useful information and all I ask in return is that you grant me one small favor in the future." She shrugs, not seeing what the point is. "It regards your other male friend." He coos wiggling a clawed finger in front of her face. "I do not understand." She answers.
"Kurapika, his entire clan was killed by a certain group of people. I'll tell you their names and locations if you promise me a favor." He answers with a tight smile. "That is acceptable, write it down so I do not forget."
He nods and passes her a few cards, the information he offered is already printed neatly on them. "Pleasure doing business with you, ah and girly, if you ever tire of the younger Zoldyck and the older one… be sure to let me know." He chuckles and walks off. Cain slips the cards under her chest wrappings. What an odd human.
She waits quietly for the exam to finish.
It takes several days before the exam ends. Killua true to his word, walks straight to her after he gathered three badges. He stands close to her as they wait for the other to return.
Eventually seven more people arrive and the airship returns to take them to a new location.
Along the ride, Cain sits looking out a window, with Killua at her side. Kurapika approaches the two, "Cain, Leorio and I got here because of you." He continues, "So I sincerely thank you." He smiles at her and moves his arms away from his body, offering her a hug if she wants it.
Cain stands up and wraps her arms around his body, shoving her face in his neck. He allows her to hold onto him longer than necessary and he runs his hand through long silly strands that cascade down her back. Kurapika's eyes catch Killua's over her shoulder. "Hope you like sharing, Kurta." He mocks before standing and hugging Cain's back. The three of them stay like that for awhile.
Kurapika is upset, share her? He has to share her if he wants her? He's already decided, he's going to keep her. If that means dealing with Killua, then so be it.
The airship comes to a stop and the remaining contestants are once again loaded off. "We are in a hotel managed by the committee." A speak announces. "The last train will be in a form o duels." Netero continues, "The rules are very simple. One victory and you pass the exam. Those who win will be taken out of the matches and those who lose will continue on and have a few more chances to win."
"Well on that note, let the vs match begin. Hanzo vs Gon." He finishes. Hanzo throws Gon around and breaks his arm but Gon refuses to concede and Hanzo surrenders giving him the win. The boy limps over to the side with a big smile in spite of himself. The referee brings the boy a hunter's license and congratulates him.
The matches shake out so that: Hanzo, Gon, Illumi, Cain, Hisoka and Leorio pass. Killua is disqualified when his brother reveals himself and Killua kills his opponent, Pokkle. Everyone who passed receives a license and is escorted to a sitting room lined with rows of desks. Cain slips her license under her chest wrappings, it presses against the cards given to her by Hisoka.
Killua ran out after being disqualified. "I just want to be with Cain and Gon. I'm fed up with all the killing. I just want a normal life." He announced before he left. The girl wanted to stop him but she let him go. Illumi was satisfied with how things turned out.
Presently there's some debate. Gon yells at Illumi and breaks his arm. The others argue about whether or not Killua should and been disqualified, Cain finally decides to speak up. "You are returning home after this, yes?" She appears in front of Illumi. "That's right." He nods.
"Take me home with you." She continues. "Ah you can't say stuff like that to a man, sure he's a psychopath but still…" Leorio scratches the back of his head. "Ya know she comes from buttfuck-nowhere. It's up to us to educate her." He finishes, and Kurapika punches his arm - Well he does have a point. "You can come, but not the others." Illumi responds. Cain glances at Gon, "Go ahead and make sure Killua's alright. Let him know we're right behind you." He permits.
She nods and waits for Netero to finish his speech. She follows after the older assassin, Hisoka stops them before they leave the grounds surrounding the building. "Will it be okay? You revealed your lair so easily." The pink haired man says casually.
"Yes, it's not hidden plus it's actually famous." Illumi answers.
"When they arrive, they'll understand the difference between our world and theirs." He continues. "And what about this one? Whose world does she belong in?" His place wags his finger in Cain's direction.
"Isn't it obvious?" Illumi responds.
Hisoka shrugs, "What's your interest in her? You must like her a quite a bit considering you let her follow you like a puppy."
Illumi shrugs off the question, Hisoka glances at his friend's arm. "Oh this? Yes it's broken." He answers Hisoka's silent question. "How interesting." Hisoka smiles dreamily and a blush dances across his cheeks.
"I can fix it, if you like." Cain speaks, the two had almost forgotten of her presence. "Is that so?" Hisoka asks in Illumi's place. She nods, "I just said so, I needn't repeat myself." She says sharply. Illumi purses his lips in consideration, "Why not." He decides. She steps close to him, "Open your mouth." He does as instructed, expressionlessly. Hisoka groans in delight, lost in his own fantasies.
Illumi certainly does not expect anything perverted, especially not whatever Hisoka is thinking - That is until the girl fists a hand in the front of his shirt and pulls him to her, smashing their lips together. If possible his eyes would've widened. Cain works her tongue against Illumi's before she pulls back slightly and makes an exhaling noise like children do on a cold day to see their visible breath.
Illumi feels her nen flood his system. It makes him uncomfortable at first, he can feel aspects of her personality when her raw energy is exposed to him like this. There's so much agony and rage, Illumi shudders at how intense the waves of malice are. He releases his own nen to try and staple the off the fear that curls in the pit of his stomach. His energy reacts with hers and a pleasant sensation floods his body.
The pain in his arm lessens until it no longer hurts in the slightest, but she doesn't pull away. She presses herself closer to him and he feels all soreness and traces of fatigue leave his body.
Her energy recedes but she lingers, rubbing her chest against his and sliding her hands through his hair. Her eyes stare into his and she massages her tongue against his, moaning softly into his mouth. He doesn't know at what point he started to respond to her motions, but he only realizes now that his hands are gripping her hips and his tongue is dancing with hers.
Finally after several minutes of this she pulls back and wipes her swollen mouth with the back of her hand. "Ah..oooh." Hisoka moans in the background, Illumi turns to his friend and observes him emotionlessly. The pink haired man's hand jerks rapidly under his pants and his body spasms.
"Use someone else at material in the future."
Hisoka smiles, "I couldn't help myself. It was getting so good and all that killing intent, oh! It made my blood boil!" He gasps out.
"We'll go now." Illumi says, Cain nods and follows after him. He pulls a phone from his pocket and dials a number and he pulls it to his ear. "Milluki, I need a pick up. Yeah, it went as expected. How long? Okay." Illumi conversed with the person on the other end. "Let father know I will be bringing a guest." He adds before hanging up and replacing the phone in his pocket.
The two wait along a street and a car picks them up, the drive lasts for a solid twenty minutes before they arrive at a helicopter pad. She follows Illumi over to a copter and slides into a seat beside him. The pilot gives some kind of all clear before taking off. She slides slightly as the craft takes motion, bumping into Illumi. Cain doesn't pull back, she just remains against his side. He glances down at her.
Illumi is conflicted. He wants this girl to marry his younger brother and take over his mother's role in the Zoldyck family but at the same time, simply, he wants her for himself.
Cain sits peacefully as she watches the scenery change. They fly over a great body of water and several small towns. Eventually they come to a mountain side and the helicopter begins its descent, finally landing in front of a gigantic set of stone doors. "This is your home?" Illumi nods, "Yes." They get out and the helicopter begins its return. "Push open that gate, I want to see how many you are able to move."
She shrugs, and pushes with little resistance. She opens all of the gates and calmly walks past, waiting for Illumi. The old man who guards the gate watches in surprise as the woman accompanying Silva's oldest son pushes all of the gates open with ease. He'd only seen Master Zeno and Master Silva do that. She must be very powerful.
Illumi opens three gates and brushes past Cain. Impressive, indeed. She walks soundlessly beside him. He greets his mother as she approaches them. "I have returned, this is Cain, she is here for Killua."
Kikyo Zoldyck bites her lip, who is this girl? Cain he said, that is irrelevant. The girl herself is surreal with glowing eyes. She looks like a goddess, it irritates Kikyo. And she is here for her son? No she will not hand her favorite child over. "For Killua you say? Is she one of his so called friends?" She gripes at her oldest. "I am his woman." Cain answers for herself, smirking at the flabbergasted female wearing an odd eye covering and outfit. "Illumi! How could you bring this trash here!?" She screeches pointing a finger at Cain.
Cain growls low baring her sharp teeth at the obnoxious human. She smashes the woman against the ground and shoves her foot against Kikyo's face, pushing her weight onto the woman's features. "I have heard it is rude to treat the mother of your intended in this way, however I'll make an exception for you." Cains nen pulses and fills the clearing with dense killing intent. She kicks the woman's head and shoves a lid over her irritation, stepping back she turns to Illumi. "This way."
He steers her to a house larger than any she has ever seen. "Killua is being kept in the dungeon." He guides her inside and down a stone hallway. Illumi taps a finger against a door, "This one." And he turns, leaving her. Cain pushes the door open, Killua is strung up by shackles and bruised with whip marks. His head is lowered and he speaks, "Back for more Milluki?" He asks looking up, hope fills his chest when his eyes call upon the girl. "I apologize for the wait, I had some obstacles to crush." She teases. He pulls his arms loose from the chains and kicks off the ones on his feet, he walks to her smashing his face against her chest. "You came." He smiles and gets up onto his tiptoes and kisses her jaw. She snorts at his reaction, "You asked me to be yours. I took your sentiments seriously." She responds leaning down and catching his lips with hers. The movement is brief, he pulls away from her and tugs her out of the room.
"This is my room." Killua says as he opens a door for the girl. She looks around, empty chocolate robot boxes litter the entire room. Cain walks into the room and he closes the door behind them. She moves to his bed and shakes the sheets, knocking the discarded chocolate packages onto the floor. She flops onto her stomach and presses her face into his pillow.
It smells like Killua. She rolls over and looks up at said boy, he gives her a heated look and climbs onto of her. She knows a bit of this dance, oddly enough most she learned is from watching Hisoka. He's been such a poor influence on the girl. Her lips connect with the assassin's once more, the kiss is rough and he cuts his lip against her teeth. The blood that drips into her mouth puts her in a frenzy.
She scratches at his pants and he pulls her shirt over her head. She unties her chest wrappings and sets her license and cards carefully under Killua's pillow as to not lose them. The boy rips her pants from her, and soon they both press naked against each other.
He gently cups her left breast, squeezing before he lets go and trails his hands down her body, settling over her dripping sex. He rubs his fingers against her pleasure bud and she throws her head back letting out a throaty moan.
Killua smirks and slips two fingers into her tight cavern. God she's so wet. She spreads her legs apart wide to give him better access but he pulls his fingers from her body making her grunt in disappointment. Killua reaches down and gives his erection a few good strokes before pressing the tip to her soaked entrance.
She wiggles her hips trying to pull him closer. He meets her eyes and thrusts forward, burying himself fully inside of her. "Ah." She moans loudly, it hurts in a way that… feels so good. She shoves her hips onto his dick, loving the feeling of him. "Killua mm." She moans again as he starts a fast pace. She needs more. "Ah faster." Cain orders, "ha ah, anything… else?" He tries to speak. "H..harder." She gasps out.
Killua obliges her request, his length reaches deeper inside of her and her body shivers against his. She feels something pleasurable building in the pit of her stomach. "Ah yes! Mm...Killua…" Her slippery walls squeeze his cock creating even more friction as she hits her orgasm. He thrusts a couple more times before giving a final jerk of his hips and exploding against her cervix. He doesn't pull himself from her body. Instead her wraps his arms around her and lays all his weight onto of her. The two lay together and drift to sleep.
Illumi stands over Killua's bed and stares down at two naked bodies. His father sent him to retrieve Killua and the girl, they had not come out of Killua's room for two days and his father was not a patient man. Illumi trails a hand over the sleeping woman's face. She appeals to him, laying like this: Her hair is draped around the bed, creating a halo of black around her, and milky white skin is completely exposed.
Illumi slides the tips of his fingers down her neck finally settling between the breasts. He looks over at his brother and pulls back.
Killua watches Illumi through slitted angry eyes. Though even he can admit, it's odd that the older assassin touched Cain like that. Illumi is monotone and expressionless, if he has emotions, he is good at keeping them hidden.
"Father wishes to see the both of you. Mind you, he made the request two days ago." Illumi reasons moving to retreat and leave the room. "May I have some of your clothing?" Cain asks him, sitting up and not bothering to cover herself.
Illumi nods, "I'll return with something for you." She flashes him a toothy grin. "Killua, bath?" She asks the boy. He smiles, looking at her face, she really is beautiful. He slides out of bed, grasping her hand in his. Killua opens a door in his room which leads to a connecting bathroom.
Killua messes with a few nobs in the shower, before stepping in himself and pulling the curtain up to keep the water from splashing onto the bathroom tiles. Cain slides into the shower behind him. He reaches for a bottle and pours some soap into his hands, reaching for Cain.
When they are both clean, they step back into his room. Illumi left a neatly folded pile of clothing. She retrieves her black bandage wraps and loops them around her chest pulling them tight, resulting in a larger than socially acceptable amount of cleavage.
She pulls on the pair of black briefs that were left for her and a pair of long baggy green pants that hang low on her hips showing the waistband of male underwear and bunching around her ankles. Lastly she slides the green shirt over her shoulders leaving the front open like a jacket. She pulls her three possessions out from under Killua's pillow and glances around for the boy. "Ack, what is that?" He makes a face when he sees her outfit.
"What is what?" She asks in confusion. "Why are you wearing Illumi's clothing?" He explains. "I had only one outfit, it is no longer wearable. Your clothing would not fit me. I am taller, and… female." She responds. He shrugs, making a mental note to take something from his mother or take her to buy clothing, he does appreciate the view though. Killua chuckles to himself, her front is almost completely exposed aside from a thin black binding. "Come on, my father is waiting on us."
She nods and strolls casually along with him. He stops in front of a door, his posture becoming anxious as he slowly pushes the door open. Cain's eyes land on a stoic man with long white hair, he sits atop a large white cushion that drapes over the back of his seat.
Killua kneels down in front of him. Cain stands behind the boy and he tugs her arm, pleading her silently to sit as he is. She kneels down next to the younger assassin, staring at him in confusion. Why is he so worried? This person is not scary, he does not pose her any threat. Hm, though Cain is a demon after all… maybe because Killua is a human? She does not know..
"Killua my son, sit over here with me. I don't think we've ever had a father to son chat. I raised you to be an assassin as my father raised me, but I see now that we're different people. So it's okay, be honest with me, do you wish to go with your friends?" Silva asks in earnest patting the boy's head.
Killua's eyes fill with hope, "Yes." He smiles at the man. "Then you may go, but first… Introduce the friend that is here with you now. I've heard interesting things about her." Silva motions to Cain. "This is Cain, she's my ah, my girlfriend." Killua blushes not meeting his father's gaze. "Your girlfriend?" He observes the woman, "She's very attractive, and a bit older than you… Her features are foreign."
He comments, "And she is dressed in your brother's clothing." He scoffs. "I have a few questions for you."
"Who are you and what of your family? What area do you originate from? Tell me all there is to know about yourself." He nods for her to speak.
"I am a child born to an elderly pair, the woman died during my birthing and the man… he is no more. Out of respect, I do not speak of them as father and mother. It has been suggested that I have two elder brothers but they are involved in some sort of illegal activities and were disowned before my existence. I have never met them. The area I am from is called Meteor City, it does not appear on paper." She responds waiting for further questions.
"The man, your father, what happened to him? And what else do you know of your siblings?" He asks.
"My existence burdened him greatly, on the eve of my seventeenth he asked of me to end his suffering. They are likely infamous for something, I've heard them referred to as Fei and Crow. I share some similarities with them appearance wise, and my caretaker mention once that Fei spoke in the same demonic language that I do." She finishes, Killua stares at her in astonishment. He didn't know any of those things, then again he hadn't really asked but it made him wonder what else he didn't know about her. "Another language? Speak in it for me."
She makes a growling noise that turns into a hiss and guttural tones lace over words that flow in no particular rhythm. "Is that satisfactory?" She finishes and he nods, Killua shakes himself. That language was creepy even to him. "I was born with many sets of vocal cords. Genetically speaking, this language could only be spoken by someone sharing my bloodline. If you ever come into contact with a sibling of mine, you could identify them in this way." Killua looks at her in surprise, that's actually sort of amazing. Silva transitions into his next set of inquiries, "I've heard your strength is very impressive and that you possess incredible regenerative abilities that you can pass along through touch, what other things can you do?"
"I can alter my body composition, this allows me to do things like pass through objects and turn myself into other things. My energy leaks through my pores, I can kill someone with a simple touch or I can heal them or just hurt them a lot. I can absorb all energy based attacks and I have tails I alter to have similar properties to a sword. My senses are enhanced and I possess inhuman strength and speed.
I can do many kinds of external energy manipulation. Simply, I can do lots of things but I fight primarily by devouring my opponents or crushing them until they are unrecognizable." She finishes. Silva regards her with a nod, just as expected, she's exceptional. And unfortunately for his son that means she's way out of his league in every aspect.
He turns to the boy, "You like this girl a lot, don't you?"
"Yes I do." Killua blushes. "If you want to keep her then you're going to have to learn to share her. Sooner or later you won't be enough to satisfy her appetites." He speaks honestly, "Can you do that?" Killua stares at his father in surprise, it was enough to feel like second pick when he watched her with Kurapika but hearing it from his father put it into perspective.
He obviously meant more to her than Kurapika did, she ran after him when he left - ditching the blonde Kurta in the process. He knew Cain to be many times stronger than him, older than him, and more ruthless than him; but he didn't see how far the gap between them was.
He deluded himself to think she'd just settle. Killua wouldn't hold her down, he'd become strong and walk her path with her. He takes a minute to look at her, she's perfect in every way, Killua would never find a woman better than the one in front of him. There's no way he would give her up… "No matter what I'm going to be with her. Screw everything else, if I'm not enough for her then so be it, if she takes a second lover, then so be it. And if she takes third or a fourth, so fucking be it." Killua amends.