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To Raise the Sun – Chapter 3
Ven turned lazily in his sleep. He felt good, much better than he had in… how long had he been sleeping? A long time it seemed, a long time full of nightmares and battles. Now, however, his heart felt at ease again. Vantias’ presence was all but gone; he couldn’t feel the cold, eerie darkness creeping into his mind anymore.
His resting place seemed a lot more comfortable, too.
Far from the hard throne Aqua had put him to rest on (“be right back” she’d said. Yeah sure…) he was now curled up on something so soft and fluffy it felt as if he were sleeping on a cloud. Or was he really sleeping on a cloud? Ven opened his eyes lazily, confirming that the thing he slept on was indeed a fluffy little mass of vaporized water high up in the sky, just thick enough to support him. This was a nice dream, certainly a well needed change from all those nightmares.
He looked down on the miniature lands below, seeing plains of l