Perched in the shade of the tree, he watched the last rays of the sun reflected in the windows of the great city. So much had changed over the hundreds of years since he was cursed into this half-life, stuck between realities. One of the city, yet not able to take part until now.
Across the green, one door opened and she appeared. His heart beat faster. All his senses heightened, honing in on the one woman he’d been waiting for. She’d turned twenty one yesterday.
Time to claim her as his and to seek his freedom. Time to live.
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