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Aaron Headhunter

By Aponoian All Rights Reserved ©

Action / Fantasy

Luvina Castore

I have no idea how long it has been. I have not spoken to Luvina Castore for so long before the time she met that asshole husband of hers. Luv and I were friends back then. We were so close that people think we were siblings.

Now I get to talk to her at a simple cafe in Howl Town. However, the bystanders can't stop looking at her. I can hear them whispering to each other, talking terrible things about her. Luv was feeling uncomfortable. "Don't listen to them, Luvina." I said. "Just ignore them. You know what they are. They are just… afraid."

"You don't get it, Aaron." She responded. "I tried to but it is not working. When I went out to buy groceries, people kept on doing it. Gossiping. Whispering. Even moving away from me like I'm a disease. I'm sick of it!" She yelled expressing her rage. The people were startled, other flinched. Dozen of customers immediately leave the cafe to find another place to hang out.

The manager came up to us and ask us to leave kindly. "I'm sorry. You are driving my customers away because of your presence, milady. I kindly suggest you to leave. Again, I'm sorry."

"We get it." I said. "Let's go to the park. I know you love walking into the woods."

She made a small smile. "Sure."

I took her to park where we will have a time to talk. She loved the greens. The trees. The flowers. Birds chirping and tweeting. "I missed this." Luv held the flower but did not pluck it out. She held it with care.

"Which is?" I asked.

"The flowers singing to me, Aaron. I missed it. I just want to hear them sing again."

However, it will not happen for she married a despicable man.

As we walked around the park, I asked her, "Why did you marry this guy in the first place? What do you see him?"

Luvina stayed silent for a few seconds thinking about my question.

I can tell she can't answer it. "It's ok, Luv. If you don't want to, you can…"

She spoke, "I wasn't thinking at that time."

"What do you mean?"

"Remember Louise N. Clarkson? That Runner?"

"Yeah? The guy who hurt you. Your first boyfriend. Your ex, I mean."

"Well, that's the reason I went to him." Luvina said.

"Seriously? This all just for revenge?"

"Yes. I went to him to teach me about his special method. He taught me a lot of things until he mentioned about the rules. In order to wield the power is to merge with him, marry him and take his seed."

"Gross." I commented. I have never thought Luvina will go to such great lengths to do this.

"I stupidly accepted it. When the ritual was over, the next day, I received the news that Louise was killed in action during his First Run. That I knew he killed him after it is done. Now I'm stuck with him as his wife." She sat down and sighed. "If only I controlled my anger…"

"No. It's my fault." I confessed my guilt.

"What do you mean, Aaron?"

"I was away fighting against your bastard husband's followers. I was away and I couldn't save you from that situation. I could've stop you."

She started to know what I'm about to say. "Please. Don't say it. Please. You'll just make it worse. I don't want to you to."

Maybe, she's right. It's too late to confess. But that doesn't mean I will stop. I straighten up and gave her some good news. "It's alright, Luv. I already got the elixir."

"Wait. You are…" She was surprised to hear the news. "You are a White Knight now!"

"Yep! Just last week."

"That's amazing!"

"Yeah." I said. "One hundred years of being 25. Ha! Ha!"

"However, my husband is different. He can't be destroyed or killed. And I'm stuck with him for all eternity. My soul is already his."

"Hey!" I wanted her to feel okay. Stay positive all the time. "I'll always be here with you. I'll never ever leave you again. You are my soulmate, Luvina. He can't break our bond."

"Maybe you are right." Luv smiled, feeling relieved.

Then I added, "He may be indestructible or immortal. However, he can be defeated."

Luvina's smile faded. "I hope so."

But then a great shadow burst out from the grounds of the park and caused a large panic to the community. People screamed as they saw the great darkness, "It's the Dark One! He's here! RUN!" They exited the park like rats exiting the rat hole.

Luvina and I looked at the big shadow shrunk down into a tall slender man. I did not flinch and Luv nodded at the Dark One, knew it was her time. "This is my curfew. It is nice talking to you, Aaron." She said.
"It is." I replied then I looked at the Dark One gazing to his blue eyes and pale skin and long silver hair. He was wearing a large black armor with spikes and a black starry cape. "Morningstar." I spoke his forbidden name.

"Headhunter." He said mine. He took Luvina under his cape and wrapped her around. She turned to me one last time.

"See you later, Luvina." I said.

She made a small smile. I'm the only light left in her dark life and I will do anything to keep her happy. The Dark One merge himself to Luvina and both of them disappeared into the darkness as it dispersed from the light.

Once they are gone, I walked back to my apartment just a few blocks from the park. It's just another normal day in Oneiros. 

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