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*******MAJOR CONTENT WARNING*******
Consistent and sustained graphic descriptions and mentions of rape/ sexual assault, sexual slavery/bondage, slavery, human trafficking, physical abuse, graphic descriptions of violence, mental abuse, emotional abuse, psychological abuse, body shaming, starvation, torture, forced pregnancy, forced childbirth, miscarriage, forced miscarriage, abortion, and other potential disturbing and triggering topics.
A “dance” amongst flowers and piercing starlight yields a surprise at the end.
The great sea was visible, shining with starlight, cut with the sharp light of moon. There were houses above and houses below, but none were obscured by cruel steel. Sephiroth peered over at his little charge, but she was fascinated by peaceful waters. Though obscured by some higher roofs at times, both its scent and its hush ruled the air.
“Icicle Inn…” she murmured again, as though tasting the chill on her tongue. The name stirred the mists and through them, though dim, pulsed a green curtain of light. If Aeris reached forward , she could almost touch it, but a pleading voice drove her back. It wasn’t hers, but begging for mercy sounds the same on a million tongues. She clung to his arm, suppressing a whimper, while forcing herself to speak. “Wh-What’s a model, g-general?”