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Born of Shadow

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Born of Shadow

Born of Shadow

Once upon a time, there was a boy who had nothing
and a boy who had everything.
No.
There was a boy who had nothing
and a boy who thought he had everything
until the day war swallowed him whole.

The boy with nothing was humble; he had everything to gain.
The boy with everything realized he had nothing
when the first Summons came.

A classic reversal – a tale both tired and old.

Once upon a time, there were two boys, not dissimilar in dignity,
destined to meet and cast curses from across every room.
Their cards were played, their fates were sealed;
by their crusades, they were consumed.
Once upon a time, the boys were mirrors of long-lost affinity.

Once upon a time, we were born of shadows’ symmetry.