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 and launched a thousand ships. But that had been long ago; long before those who had once bowed before her, had misused and abandoned her. Now, her beauty faded, and she was lost in darkness. She waited, a barren shell, 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