Two figures stood in the void. Silent. Motionless. As if the world moved naught for them.
Facing each other, the two seemed to regard one another plainly; not quite friends, but certainly not enemies. Almost.. familial. One kneeled, as if in pain, the other stood; authoritatively, arms crossed. A silent watcher among the dark abyss.
Slowly, the kneeling one's mouth moved, formulating words faster than he could speak them.
"I.. I want... I wish to live forever!"
The darkness seemed to weigh heavily on his young mind. Oppressive, all-encompassing.. a drain on his consciousness.
"Is that your true wish?" The standing one spoke, undeterred b