"If God gave you another chance to live, would you do it?" he asked, looking at the young girl. The silence between them grew as the clock ticked in a loud echo. Neither of them was amused, nor excited listening to the sound. In fact, they both detested it.
Time was slipping through their fingertips.
"If I," she started, her voice meek full of regret. "If only... if I knew that I would be leading this type of life, maybe I would. That way I wouldn't miss the seconds full of moments, I would live my life fully, and maybe, just maybe. Be happy." she said, looking towards the window. The snow drifted against the dark sky brightly. She hated the snow. "Is that selfish for me to ask?"
"Maybe," he answered. "Happiness can always be attained, but for you..."
Inspired by the manga, Nemurihime by Yuna Sasaki.
Dying, Luce Syéryi, formally known as one of General Lin Yu's granddaughters, has no choice but to accept her fate. Until that is, an offer is given to her. As a last gift of redemption, he grandfather offers her a chance to have time. The time to live a longer life against her illness and to preserve the Lin family name.
However, everything comes with a price. If that is, if she'd be willing to sleep forever.