You feel weak, your body getting heavier by the second as more of the star's power leaves you.
You stumble forward, wanting to see for yourself what's happened to Baron, and end up falling on Luna for support. Fatigue creeps into your muscles and bones as she carries you toward Celestia, who is carrying Pierce. There, lying on the ground before you, is Baron's body, still and lifeless.
"His magic kept him safe from the heat, but the force of it carried all the way through," Celestia says, fighting back tears.
"He died protecting me," Luna says, tears streaming down her face. "He died protecting me."
She struggles to say the words again, kneeling next to Baron's body and she weeps.
"No one should have to die protecting me."
You roll off of Luna and fall to the ground, unable to hold yourself to her. As Celestia kneels next to Luna and does her best to comfort her, you hear your own voice calling out to you.Post too long. Click here to view the full text.