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Fairy TaleOnce upon a time there was a boy who was a great warrior of Light, but one day his Heart was lost. It was not lost to the Darkness, but hiding within the Light of another's Heart. So the boy slept and could not wake.
To protect him a good and powerful Enchantress cast a powerful spell on the castle that had once been the boy's home, transforming it into an impenetrable labyrinth. Any who tried to enter the castle risked losing not only themselves but also their memories. In the Heart of the Castle, she laid the sleeping boy in a room no one could find except for her. There he would be safe and sleep forever, or until his Heart could be returned.
The Enchantress left to seek her friend's lost Heart, but she too became lost to the world of darkness; a world from which very few have ever escaped. While she was gone, there was no one left to protect the Worlds from Darkness. And so the Darkness rose and swallowed up many Words, taking the form of monsters called Heartless.
Bloom and Grow"And if I ordered you to kill it?" asked Sephiroth.
Axel knew there was only one answer to that question. It wasn't even a question really. It was a command, an ultimatum: if I order you to kill Roxas you will kill him, or I'll do it myself this very night.
That's what Sephiroth meant.
What could he say? Any argument would only give Sephiroth more reason to want Roxas dead. If Sephiroth knew Axel cared for the human he'd think Axel was blinded by his feelings. The only solution to that, in Sephiroth's mind, would be to get rid of Roxas for Axel's own good.
So Axel said what Sephiroth wanted to hear, and it wasn't a lie. He couldn't betray his people, or go back on his word to Sephiroth. To do so would be treason, he'd be banished!
How did things get so icky? Choosing between everything that mattered to him and the one person who mattered more than anything.
How much did Roxas matter?
By all rights Axel should have killed Roxas as soon as he set eyes on him. When he first met the boy, h
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