Her story began eons ago, but it's not the one she tells travelers visiting these dark lands. Most wouldn't understand how long she has truly been waiting, might even pity her for dwelling in shadows all this time. Only few catch a glimpse of her purpose. Even fewer feel her content with this fate.
The gibbous moon hid behind ragged, black clouds when she walked to the shores on this stormy evening. Some called this ritual futile and maybe it was. But a lonely light must burn in the darkness, so the one she waits for will find the way.