And the truths of who we are begin to be real…
Desires – Beginnings
By BStyles and Tera S
“I mean it, Tera…” He replied with a smile. A smile that faded to an expression of curiosity, as she led him to that door in the back. Golden eyes widened with an air of interest – well, he’d never used his abilities in this fashion before.
He held her hand gently, pondering the scene of clouds for a moment before giving a light squeeze. “I will go with you…” he whispered to her. Taking a deep breath, he offered her a reassuring smile, before stepping over the threshold into the room of clouds and golden bed.
As he stepped through the doorway, his appearance altered – significant to his crossing the boundary from prosaic to spiritual reality. His overall form remained the same, but his shirt and jacket vanished from his body. A pair of large white wings emerged from his back, slowly opening up to their full span. He gave a low grunt, as though stretching muscles not exercised in some time. He looked…healthier, was the only true word to describe it. Cleaner, too. Standing there in that space, his eyes slowly slid closed as a ring of soft, pale light slowly shimmered into existance above his brow.
His eyes opened again, and he favored her with a small, self-effacing smile. “It’s been a long time since anyone’s seen me like this…” he whispered, his wings folding back to their “resting” position.
It reminds me of my thoughts about hiding horns and tails… They are who you are, try to be proud of them and show who you are…