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The passing of the torch. [Cyrus/Niflheim]
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:45 pm
ENTER THE DEPTHS
Artist: Mogeko Castle - Song: N/A - Word Count: N/A
The soft words echoed from the lips of the woman who had for so long bore the weight of a race. Clouded silver eyes stared out of the window of her room, the faded hues of light, and the shapes that lay behind them dimly registering in the faded eyes of the elect. Her hands gently folded upon one another, she let her lips purse into a faint smile as her eyes stared into the distance despite their inability to see.
” It seems that the torch will pass here.”
The world that she had grown up had long since faded. Their rulers had faded to history, and their god had long since vanished into the heavens. An era had finally ended, and it now was time for what had to come next. A sigh escaped the lips of elect as she slowly reached for the bangles that lay on her nightstand, the movements seemingly labored and slow for a being who had once fought beings that in her youth were comparable to the kami that had been worshiped by the japanese.
For so many years she had wondered when she would finally be reunited with the family that she had left behind all those years ago. Many nights she remembered the date, and the smell of the sakura’s in full bloom. She remembered the face of her mother, and the faces of her family. She remembered the simple lights cast by lanterns. She remembered the smell of rice paddies after a fresh spring rain. The easy days where she had to only worry about the bow that lay in her hand, when she could look upon the heavens above and wonder what lay beyond.
There had been days she had felt that the world was a cruel one, forcing her to live far beyond what any mere mortal had any right to live. A mortal thrust into the world of immortals, that was the life she had led, and amongst her race she had felt at peace, for many years she had buried herself in the holy duty, and that had brought her peace.
Now though she had to face reality, despite her power being tremendous, and far from waning, her body finally had passed its peak and was ebbing into the twilight of her life. Her body was that of a mortal after all, and it had lived far beyond what it had been intended to. She had been ignoring the signs for a while now. However, it was.. Fairly clear to her now that while she had some time left on this world, she would not live to see the end of the next decade. Maybe a year or two, she didn’t know. However, she was not afraid. She had Cyrus to take her place, and he had more than exceeded her expectations as the sternritter grandmaster. Now.. it was time to pass the torch. With her the era of rulers, and the era of emperors finally ended. It was time to let the next generation take over. Which was why as the elect sighed she pressed a button on her desk and spoke into a speaker softly.
”Can someone fetch cyrus for me? I have something important to discuss with him.”