“We’re not doing it like this. Not - here.”
The relief nearly floors her. She exhales the breath she unknowingly held.
“So you admit you feel it too?”
He roams her body with his gaze, eyes heavy-lidded.
Lady wakes from her entrapment inside Artemis with lingering feelings of anger and confusion. V accommodates her hurt through care. When Vergil later reemerges from hell after severing the roots of the Qliphoth, he is beset by V’s memories of her.
- Part 1 of Miserere
Vergil has a new motivation: to reconcile his human and demon halves and live in the human world. He wants to be someone his son doesn’t hate, perhaps even cares for. Can Vergil be someone who understands what it means to love?
Are there ways to atone for the crimes he has committed?
With the help of Mary and (in Dante’s own way) his brother, Vergil slowly re-learns what it means to be part of a family. All the while the world burns around them, fueled by growing hate for demons.
- Part 2 of Miserere