Dragon Ball Z: A Good Man - 19Dragon Ball Z: A Good Man - 19 by SwanofWar
Goku appeared in a waiting room that looked more like a greenhouse, every corner of it filled with leaves and flowers. He took the fruit from his mouth, taking a bite as he did so, and smiled. “Hey Misado! I miss anything?”
A vine took the fruit from his hand just as he was about to take a second bite. “You did not, golden one.” Goku pouted a little as Misado grasped his case of capsules and put the partly eaten fruit away. “We will be entering the courtroom soon. Do you recall where you will be seated, Son Goku?”
“Yep,” Goku gave the avatar a thumb up, “The platform in the center of the courtroom on the right side. I made sure to memorize everything you told me.”
“We had to dedicate much to memory as well…for we have never stood on the right or left of an accused before.&
Dragon Ball Z: A Good Man - 18Dragon Ball Z: A Good Man - 18 by SwanofWar
Vegeta’s eyes were shut, not sleeping but meditating. He’d counted the hours and knew that his time was finally up. The trial of Prince Vegeta was about to begin. He heard the curtain being pulled aside and lifted his lids to see Dr. Tottle standing nearby, holding up a non-puncturing syringe.
“All right, Triple-Zero-One,” he remarked, “You know the drill, open your mouth for me.”
Vegeta grunted. “More anti-depressant is it?”
“Pain killer actually.”
He frowned. “What for?”
Dr. Tottle sighed. “Have to have an explanation for everything, don’t you? Very well, as you know, the guards will be coming to collect you any minute now. When that happens, you’ll be shackled again. I hope I don’t need to remind you
Dragon Ball Z: A Good Man - 17Dragon Ball Z: A Good Man - 17 by SwanofWar
It was like waking up from a nightmare. Only it hadn’t been a nightmare. Not a moment of it. It had been a living Hell. The transition out of it was strange. The sights and sounds of it had been taken away long ago – but he’d still smelled the stench of old enemies and regrets. He’d still felt horrors digging into his skin. But without his sight or hearing, those terrors had become indistinct. It had been a blessing. But now, slowly, Vegeta was coming to the realization that reality had found him again…perhaps. It was hard to be certain. His vision was still completely black whenever he opened his eyes and the world was utterly silent.
A terrible thought occurred. Have…have I gone deaf and blind?
He was pretty sure he said that out loud. But he couldn’t even hear himself speak. He tried to f