Visit from a Ghost

1407 Words Feb 20th, 2018 6 Pages
"Armor? Can I ask you a question?"

"Sure," Armor looked at me and smiled. "What is it?"

"What happened to Shield's husband?" It had been on my mind since earlier, I felt as if I couldn't wait any longer. It was a large mystery to me, honestly.

Armor stopped in his tracks and looked down. "Do you really want to know?" He whispered.

I nodded. "I want to know what happened, I want to understand why he's not here anymore."

_"Here, he won't explain it right. Let me show you," a laugh._

I only remember Armor staring at me with wide eyes as I went down.

*Armor's POV*

"Hero?!" I fell to my knees in order to catch her in time before her head hit the ground.

"Hero?!" I shouted as I put my hand underneath her chin, tilting her head so I could see it from many angles. Her eyes were shut and her breath was still. "Hero?" I mumbled as I stared at her with wide eyes.

Had Hero just died?

I couldn't think, much less talk.

I shook her. "Hero! Wake up!"

But Hero didn't move.

I sat still and lowered her head gently to the ground. Had the Crystal killed her?

I stared at my hand as I let it transform. The last time I had been a dragon and Hero touched me, hadn't she glowed?

I hovered my hand over her.

The Crystal was now in between her ribs. But I noticed something odd about it. As I got closer, I could see _and_ feel that the Crystal was throbbing, beating like a heart.

This was strange.

I watched as it beat,…
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