“This does not just effect us, Xibalba! What about the humans that worship and depend on us?” I ask, desperate to get him to release me before the point of no return.
“Enough, Ix Chel!” He said, finality coating his words. He stalked toward me, the fluidity of his strides reminding me of his cat. All i could do as he jumps onto the stone tablet is watch. The black pits that were his eyes bore into me as he took in my scent. “I can smell your arousal. As much as you deny this, you still want it too. I know i am not the only one that longs for us to be able to be together for more then a few days a year.”
“I don't deny that i do, but i don't want it if it is at the expense of the world.” I say softly. He seemed unable to reply to my response with words and slowly began to crawl up my body, scattering kisses along every inch of my skin. His rough cat-like tongue seemed to be all that my body could focus on.
“Please.” I begged, unsure of what i was asking for anymore. His tongue was so close to my core, so close to satisfying me like no other was able.
“Shhhhhh... patience. All your needs will be fulfilled soon.” He said, before sinking his elongated teeth into my inner thigh. I scream as the intense pleasure/pain of his power rushes through my body from his bite. My body shook as it was bombarded with so much sensation. His fingers thrust into me, bringing my body to a new height.
I gasped, pain flashing through my body as the balance was sent askew. The energy and power used to create the world had become unbalanced and chaotic. Nature was screaming at me for my part in this, pain was slicing through my body constantly. I screamed, unable to take it, tears were streaming down my face.
“What’s wrong?! Tell me so i can help you.” He said, his voice panicked.
“You can do nothing now, our chance to make things right has past.” I whispered through my pain. Out of the corner of my eye, I see Kukulcan standing, watching me as i suffer. His orange, red eyes burn with the light of day, just as the obsidian spear beside him did. I nodded, knowing what had to be done. Xibalba hadn't sensed his presents yet, to worried about my pain.
I turned to him, catching his eyes, “ Kiss me.”
He shook his head no, “This cant be the end. I can help you, you just need to tell me where it hurts. Tell me how i can help you.”
“Kiss me, please.” I said, allowing all of my pain and sadness reflect in my eyes. A scream was ripped from my throat as another bolt of pain shot through my body. Panting, i looked at him, begging him. “Please.”
Unable to do anything else he leaned forward and pressed his lips to mine. This kiss was so different from the others that we had had. This kiss was tender and sweet, it held our pain, our regrets, and most of all our love for each other. The pain disappeared, everything disappeared until it was just him and I. It wasn't until he pulled away and i looked down that i realized that Kukulcan’s spear had been driven through us both.
“I'm sorry.” I whispered, looking into Xibalba’s eyes. “It had to be done, so the world could live on.”
“I wont lose you. I will follow you were ever your soul may take you. I will always be there.” He gritted out.
“I love you.” I said before i felt myself being ripped from my body. The earthly plane seemed to float away and i let go, knowing that we would meet again.
I shot awake, my body drenched in sweat. My hands frantically searching for a wound as my chest heaved in an effort to get oxygen. When i realized that i was in the present again, i quickly relaxed. Looking to my right, I found Luc still asleep, unaware of my sudden wake up call. I lay back down, relaxing into the bed.
Finally, everything had become clearer. My memories had come back to me, every past life seeming as though it was just an extension of my present life. Well, if in one life i was able to die five different horrible deaths. Which i didn't really understand. In all my lives, Luc or I are killed in some horrible way. I’m not really sure why but it always happens after the mating process has occurred. But we don't gain knowledge about our past lives until we mate, so basically we are screwed.
|Susan Coffey||as Aurora|
|Ida Ljungqvist||as Layla|
|Daniel Conn||as Lucian|