Deia stands far from Kyo and Mogrok. She has deep creases on her forehead. Kresi is the Harbinger. Mogrok is not an ordinary spirit beast. Then, what is Kyo? He cannot be a normal human. The end of the world in her vision... will it come true?
But, Kresi doesn't seem like a bad person. If it wasn't for her, Deia could have never left the lower realm. She came this far because of Kresi. Restless and uneasy feelings are not going away. Deia doesn't know what is right or wrong.
"Seer, why do you look so troubled?" Mogrok waddles to her side. Deia jumps in fear and steps back. Mogrok wonders why the seer is afraid of him again. He doesn't mind her being fearful. He is curious about the reason. "Seer, did you see a vision about my master?"
"N-n-no..." She stammers a bit. "Mogrok, is your master really the Harbinger?"
Mogrok understands now. The seer is afraid of his master. Foolish seer! Her opinions change after knowing about his master.
"She is." He feels like chewing this seer until there remains nothing of her. But, Master has told him not to do anything to her. "Does that change anything? She is the one who protected you so far. She left me behind to protect you and that tinker in the cursed realm. She told you that you might regret if you follow her. You still followed her willfully. My master took care of you till now in her ways. She's the Harbinger, but she is a kind human first. If she wanted to destroy the world, she could have done it any time."
He points at Kyo. "My master only wants to live a happy life with that clueless boy there."
Deia's head clears up a bit after receiving Mogrok's scoldings. Kresi has been helping her to find her spirit. She didn't abandon her during the journey to the middle realm. Kresi has been good to her always.
The world has branded the Harbinger as an evil being, but she knows that it's not the truth. Kresi isn't evil. Kresi is someone who loves her people with her whole heart. Deia decides to trust her heart. Kresi is a friend to her. She will always remain as a friend.
The contract turns into ashes. Kresi's body is free from Andareanesi's clutches. Andaranesi is also content to get the universal key. He intends to use it in the main underground city. The Cina's gates will be activated again and reconnected through the 1-star underground city. If anyone wants to use the Cina gate, they have to pass through the underground city and pay a toll.
"Your friends are here." Andareanesi flicks his fingers. The door opens and two youngsters enter. The girl in the pink is around 14. The boy behind her is shorter than the girl. Kresi recognizes them in one glance.
"Mirai." She stands up on her feet. "Pebby."
"Kresi?" Pebby is shocked to see Kresi. She has changed. She lets out a breath of relief. "Kresi, you are alive."
Mirai exclaims when he recognizes Kresi. "Raye told me that you died."
Kresi creases her brows together. "Where are Quinn and Raye?"
"They..." Pebby lowers her head. "We came here because the nameless knights attacked the city when the night was over. We came here and took shelter under Lord Andareanesi and Lady Giana. Raye came to meet us after a few days. He was badly wounded by the Belan Spirit. Quinn was killed by the Belan spirit on the night of the union."
She looks at Andareanesi and Giana. She closes her mouth. Mirai also looks at his feet. They don't want to say it in front of them.
"I know everything." Andareanesi tells his little servants, "Raye is uniting the cursed children against the nameless knights. Instead of running away, they attack the nameless knights and other noble families in the higher realm while waiting for the Dark God to appear."
Pebby and Mirai tremble. They didn't know that Lord Bagoodi knew. They also want to join the Raye. On the night of the union, But, they aren't allowed to leave until they payback for taking shelter under Giana. They have to serve for six more years before they can leave.
"He will be excited to see you again. Leave and find a place to stay anywhere in the city. You can leave anytime after you fix the spell." Giana turns to her servant girl. "Pebby, have you made the preparations for tonight's dance party?"
"Yes, my lady." Pebby bows to Giana formally. "The preparations are done."
"Follow me." Giana walks away from them. Mirai and Pebby quickly pick up the empty glasses. They glance at Kresi once and smile at her before leaving the room.
"If you are interested, you can come to the dance tonight. It's her birthday party." Andareanesi invites Kresi. "You have to wear a dress. Don't forget to bring your friends."
"Master, what happened inside?" Mogrok asks me as soon as I come out. I have never been this exhausted. I have paid for the original owner's contract. I am relieved to see that Pebby and Mirai lived. Raye is also alive. Quinn died that day on Belan. What's Raye been doing? If he finds out that I am alive, what will he do? What will he make Kyo do? He wants revenge on the world. Then, the chosen one is also seeking the Harbinger to destroy her.
"It's resolved." I sit down on the floor. "For now. We only have to fix the spell on the roof. We can leave after that."
Mirai and Pebby... What did they offer for the shelter? They are being treated like servants. Then, is this the life of cursed children? Hide or sell themselves to people like Andareanesi and Giana? Then, I have been lucky so far. Perhaps, it is because I am also Renasir that I lived without being noticed.
Kyo rests his head on my shoulder. "Sister, why do you feel upset?"
"This world is pitiful." I tell him, "I don't like this world that treats little children like demons because of the way they were born."
"Do you want to change this world?" His voice is only low enough for me to hear. I look into the eyes that belong to the Dark God. "I can grant that wish."
Who asked me that question? Was it the Dark God or Kyo? I push him away.
Kyo blinks. "What's wrong, Sister?"
"Nothing." I scratch the back of my neck.
Deia is standing in front of me. She adjusts her glasses. "Kresi, help me find my spirit. I know that he's in one of the cities here."
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