I’ve been wondering, is it possible for those in love to find each other as Nobodies (that is, if they were strong enough in heart to become humanoid Nobodies)? Every time I look at Roxas, or dream about him, he always looks like the boy, Ventus. Could Roxas be Ventus’ nobody? There’s a chance he could be, but if Kiera’s still alive, and I only have glimpses of memories of her, what happened to Ventus? Is he still alive somewhere? Is he asleep too? When did he become a Heartless in order to form a Nobody? If I decided to merge with Kiera, what would happen to Roxas? Would he have to merge with Ventus in order to wake Ventus up? Kiera would want that. Then that would be okay. Because, if we were still somehow to stay alive in Kiera and Ventus’ Hearts, then Roxas and I could still be together. That is, if Roxas would ever forgive me once he wakes up…
I fell asleep on Roxas’ bedside again, clutching his hand. I didn’t intend to, I just didn’t want to leave him. I couldn’t leave him.
I woke up to someone stirring. I felt the hand I was holding move, and a surprised gesture. I opened my eyes and sat up. It was Roxas. He was awake!
“Roxas!” I cried.
Without hesitation, I threw my arms around him, clutching tightly.
“Xz…Xzylair?” He cried in surprise.
“You’re awake! You’re actually awake!” I exclaimed.
Then, I broke hold and looked up at him.
“I am so sorry for the way I acted! It was wrong, and I was selfish and-!”
“-H-hey!” He interrupted, chuckling, putting a hand on my shoulder, “It’s okay! I forgive you! I was just worried about you. Oh-!”
He noticed that tears were streaming down my face.
“You’re face…” He said.
He reached out for my face and wiped my tears away. If I had a heart, it would be racing wildly at that moment.
“There! That’s better” he said, with a grin.
Then, I stood up, “I’ll get us some ice cream! All of us!” I exclaimed as I began rushing out the door.
“Xzylair, wait!” He interrupted.
I paused, and turned around.
“How about it just be the two of us today?” He asked, quietly, and sincerely.
I was surprised. But secretly, that’s what I was hoping. I nodded.
I didn’t realize how much I missed the clock tower until Roxas and I went together. The sunset was especially beautiful that day. I eagerly bit into my ice cream, sorely missing its flavor.
“I…remember dreaming a lot” said Roxas suddenly.
I turned to look at him.
“It was weird. I dreamed that you and I were on the clock tower together, and you asked me what ‘love’ was.”
My eyes widened. We had the same dream? Roxas looked down at his ice cream.
“I hope I gave you a good answer” He added.
I smiled. I decided not to tell him we had the same dream, and instead said:
“I’m sure you did, Roxas.”
“What? You don’t wanna hear my answer?”
I kicked my legs back and forth and cocked my head.
“Mmm, nah, I think I have a pretty good idea what you said.”
Roxas laughed confusingly.
“You’re acting so weird!” He chuckled.
“Why? Is that a bad thing?”
“No, no! It isn’t!” Roxas quickly rebutted, raising his hands in defense, “It’s just…weird to see, that’s all.”
I giggled. I glanced back up at the sky.
“Well, it’s been a weird few days. I’ve had a lot on my mind, a lot of questions.”
“Oh? Did you find any answers?” Roxas asked.
I smiled again.
“I found enough.”
There was silence. I stared at the sunset happily as the dark blue was becoming more prominent in the sky.
“Ya know, I think this is one of the best sunsets I’ve seen yet.”
Roxas nodded. “Yeah. It is.”