To Live Another Day 45To Live Another Day
Episode Forty-Five: Broken Denial
Filia had gone through a number of scary situations in life ever since she ventured out of the sheltered safety of the dragon temple and into the realities of the world. She had witnessed many battles and helped stop what could have been the end of the world. All those experiences were frightening indeed, but they were different from this. Back then, there came a point where she was so regretful for what her people had done to the ancient dragons that, though she tried to survive with all her strength, she didn't fear death. She wanted to live, but if she died, it would be retribution for her people. There was no such a situation now.
If Filia died now at the hands of Lord Beast Master who stared at her, through her, with angry eyes, it wouldn't serve any purpose. She would be painfully dispatched and Xellos would probably follow. She would never see her friends again, she wouldn't be able to raise Val, she would be gone and so woul
The Fallen HeroThe Fallen HeroThe Fallen Hero4 years ago in Fanfic - Through Darker Eyes More Like This
Genesis Rhapsodos fell to his knees in the deep snow, his dark black feathers damp with the cold wetness of the ice on his wing. His fingers were numb and the hilt of his rapier slipped from his grip, landing beside him in the cold, white powder. The taste of defeat was bitter in his mouth and the pain from his injuries was enough to drive him mad. He kept his hand over a bleeding wound on his left side, knowing it wasn't going to close if he kept pushing himself. His SOLDIER enhancements were starting to feel more and more like a distant memory from another life.
Is this my fate? he wondered, his thoughts giving way to dismay. Is this what Goddess Minerva has decided for me?
He knew that he must have looked like a wreck; if there was anyone else wondering the lower regions of Modeoheim Mako Reactor, they would probably dismiss him as a monster doomed to death. His skin was unnaturally pale and starting to crack, his hair was losing its chestnut luste