Thanks Andrea for betaing.
Note: This fic was written before the birth order of the Angels were revealed, so Cus is not the oldest here.
The Grand Priest listened, hiding all anxiety, when the Princess told him about her encounter with Annake. He wasn’t sure what exactly to make of it, but he knew one thing. Annake had somehow sensed a need to interfere with his plans, but not enough to make moves to stop it.
At least not, yet. Annake would only do so much. In theory, she could stop him at that moment, but in her eyes that counted as a want.
Annake would let the course and free will of both mortals and gods to play out. She would only do what was needed.
That was her way. He found a bit of comfort in that in that. But there was another disturbing implication. What did Annake want with the Princess? Did he somehow see her as a weak link in his plans? Especially considering what he planned for both of them?
He couldn’t know the desires of Annake-who did? In the end, the