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My Brother's Keeper

By KeshaRocks

Adventure / Action

Prologue

This is the story of two brothers.

Twins.

Sora and Roxas. Born in royalty, beloved by all the citizens of the kingdom, and meant the world to their loving parents.

Both the boys both had spiky hair, and beautiful blue eyes. One that spiked out in multiple directions, and the other in a simple swoop. And something extra special that baffled the parents. Both of the twins had a royal birthmark in the shape of a crown on their left shoulder.

On the day they introduced them to the citizens, the King and Queen unleashed thousands of fireworks into the sky, symbolizing their eternal love and rein of their kingdom. Roxas loved them, laughing and giggling at the colors, but the explosions bothered Sora, he would hide, cry at the sound of the boom. The villagers were joyance at the sight of the heirs to the throne.

But little did they know that deep in the recesses of the kingdom, an evil was plotting to overrule their royal highness.

A cruel assassin organization, led by the King's longtime rival, Xemnas, had believed he found his way to bring down the King and his Queen.

He would kidnap the twins, raise them as his own.

Their Majesties, their guards, none would dare lay a finger on their beloved princes.

The night after the celebration, Xemnas and his guards invaded the castle under the cover of night.

Sora and Roxas were kept in a separate nursery, kept in two separate cradles. Clear shafts of icy moonlight streamed through the curtains, casting the surroundings into different shades of frost blue.

Outside on the balcony, a dark hand reached out, picked the lock with ease, and delicately pushed open the window. Tiptoeing onto the carpeted floor, Xemnas stepped up to the cradles. His shadow stretched over the two boys, two of his guards standing watch.

A fierce grin crawled across his lips. He reached out and stroked Roxas' blonde hair. As his gaze shifted to Sora, as he reached out a hand, Sora's eyes blinked open, as if he could sense his hand.

Immediately, Xemnas withdrew his hand, but Sora was already screaming in fear.

A guard, probably on patrol in the hall, burst through the door.

"Intruder!" he yelled.

One of Xemnas' men shot the man in the heart with a crossbow.

Sora screamed louder, and now Roxas joined him.

The King and Queen awoke to the screaming. They burst from their bedroom and they barreled down the hallway to the nursery. The King, armed with his sword and guards came into the room to find Roxas' cradle toppled over. Sora's was pushed to the side. The Queen quickly rushed toward Sora, cradling the boy in her arms, easing his cries.

Xemnas was crouched on the balcony, Roxas in his other arm.

And with one swoop of his black cloak, Xemnas was gone.

The King launched an entourage, of guards, willing villagers and the best dogs to track down Xemnas. They searched and searched, every nook and cranny, no stone left unturned. But alas they could not find the prince.

For deep within the forest, in a hidden castle, Xemnas raised Roxas as his own.

At last, he'll have his revenge. He now had a secret weapon, to which he was determined to keep hidden.

The King and Queen, as well as the villagers were in mourning. Their beloved Prince Sora, would now until further evidence of Roxas' survival, be an only child.

Each day that passes, both twins grow older and fighting stronger. Both leading different lives.

Sora grew into a healthy son and proud symbol of the kingdom. His hope of finding his brother growing stronger with every year. While Roxas' heart was filled with anger and hatred; learning the ways of an assassin and cursing his own father's name in spite.

Unaware of the secret that has kept him loyal to Xemnas for years.

But not everything was different.

Roxas rolls to face the window of his room, and when the first rocket launches, he catapults out of his bed and throws open his window.

Each year on their birthdays, the King and Queen launched thousands of fireworks into the sky.

And while Sora still didn't like the sounds, he put up with it.

In hope that one day, his lost brother, the kingdom's lost prince would return.

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