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
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"Another day, another coin," Filia murmured to herself as she twirled the silver coin on her finger from her most recent sale. She smiled dreamily at the silver pieces and dropped them into the pocket of her blue dress.
It had been a couple years since the Dark Star campaign and Filia was now comfortably settled. She had a pottery shop that was named The Crackpot Cafe. It was a joke, Filia smiled wryly at the thought, between the trickster priest and herself. But the real reason she had named it thus was to get a reaction out of the purple haired figure. It had been a confusing one to be sure, he had smiled, it seemed genuine, and called her a silly little dragon. Of course, she had promptly called him a baka namagomi and turned her back on him. But still, a joke was a joke, and Filia really didn't have the heart to change the sign.
As said before, Filia had done well for herself. The Crackpot Cafe had become a success in the landlocked village. The area was not far