Interlude I

At the End of the World, Avei awaited his arrival with bated breath. All she was and all she could be resided in the hands of the man she loved. Since he saved her life, she owed him everything, right?
At the End of the World, he watched as she turned to greet his arrival. A bright smile turned into a grimace as he thrust the end of a blunt weapon into her stomach. This was the cost of following her heart instead of his orders. Since he took her life, he would owe her everything.