WeaknessWeakness4 years ago in Fanfic - Through Darker Eyes More Like This
"I am on no one's side. My only concern is to see the lighthouse beacons lit once again..."
The sunlight was hot against his heavy vestments, thick winter cloak dragging against the warm stones of the mountain. The heat was oppressive, but pushed stubbornly aside in his excitement, gloved fingers clawing eagerly at the next handhold. He didn't have time to stop and wrest free of his cumbersome raiments didn't have time for anything other than climbing.
His breath caught ragged in his chest, parched tongue bared as he panted aloud. Perhaps he had gotten out of shape, using his command of the elements to levitate and warp through the moribund world. This peak had to be scaled by hand, though, to claim the prize that was gathering at the climax like pollen gathered at the stamen of a flower.
"The Golden Sun... The very quintessence of Alchemy's power! It's beginning! Wait for me! Please, wait! Wait until I reach the summit of Mt. Aleph!"
Alex barked a giddy laugh,