I never knew this day would come. It was delayed, but it did come. Parang kailan lang nang pinapanood ko siyang lumakad sa altar patungo sa ibang lalake, ngunit ngayon heto siya at naglalakad patungo sa akin.
After the explosion that day I thought we were done for. I thought she overdid it again, and bursted into flames. I thought I'm gonna have to mourn for her death for the second time. But then the sky cleared, someone with dark wings was carrying Tanisha on his arms—he was Vhuther, he said—the deity of death. He saved her. He saved us and killed the thief.
I'm trying my best not to tear up when my eyes laid at my beautiful wife. I waited for this for years. After Lucian died, I never made any move in respect of his death. Nagsimula lang akong manligaw pagkaraan ng tatlong taon—with the help of my son and Lucian's daughter.
"Naiyak ka na.." rinig kong bulong sa akin ni Donovan na nakatayo sa gilid ko.
"Parang hindi ka umiyak nang ikas