“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you,”
They say love is the most powerful force in the universe, able to tear down whole nations, cause stars to explode, and shatter the very foundations of the Earth. It is not simply a human emotion, nor is it a figment of the imagination trapped in a chemical concoction created by the mind. Love is made of fearful kisses exchanged in the dark, of fingers interlocking in the cold. It is not always reciprocated, but it is almost always felt by both individuals in some form or another.
Now, in this moment, two creatures stand in a realm far removed from that which you are familiar with. An ancient tree sways and moans above them, showering them with delicate red and peach...