And there will be such intense darkness that one can feel it.
She had once been a great beauty, an elegant enchantress worshipped by King and commoner alike.
Without shame, she had ensnared any who dared to gaze upon her regal splendor. She had been adored by all, pursued by thousands, but possessed by none.
She had been the impossible dream, the goddess who inspired a million hopes, launched a thousand ships. But that had been long ago. Long before the very ones who bowed before her had misused and abandoned her, her beauty faded, a barren shell. Now she was lost, alone and forgotten, her ruined visage carefully hidden from those who once groveled at her feet. Now, they only came for her tears, sparkling shards of dark crystal-strewn across the endless velvet backdrop of space