1. BeginningsEvery project has its beginning, she lamented as she watched the man before her bleed out onto the cold metal grating. She stepped from her fifteen-year cocoon, stretching her newfound wings, in a sense, as she knelt down before the soldier. As they also must have their end...1. Beginnings by YamiYumes
He gasped her name reverently, and she lightly touched his face. He was dying to protect his Queen, and she acknowledged his sacrifice, silently thanking her twin for his service. Her fingers linked with his and she brought his hand to her lips, lightly kissing his palm.
Rest, now... she told him gently. He whimpered in pain and she felt echoes of it through the link they shared. You've done enough, Alfred. You deserve your rest
He shook his head weakly, tears falling from his eyes. While he could not speak, he didn't have to. She felt a strangely human tug at her heart at his want to be with her, to stay with her, yet his body was failing and denying his wish. She shifted s