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I still remember the day I lost my eye.
I was four then
For some reason, in my memories the scenes still remain fresh in my mind
Perhaps, is because it was the first time I saw the world clearly
Or because it was the last time I saw the world clearly
It was a regular day, like any other
Pa and I went to town to buy something. It was one of the few towns that welcomed Al Bheds.
I never understood why we were hated until that day
There was a depressed and crazed man drinking his sorrows away on the streets.
I didn't pay much attention to him.
Perhaps I should have because then, I would have noticed he had a sword.
Apparently, his daughter was killed by Sin earlier that week.
When he saw me playing by myself while Pa was bargaining with some vender
He had a very angry expression
He ran over to me while screaming "Is all your fault! You and your cursed green spiral eye!" and unsheathing his sword.
It all happened so fast.
Pa rushed over to me as the sword lunged.
Hath No FearGiving yourself completely up to fear is kinda like falling in love: You can't pin point exactly when it started and by the time you realize that you are surrounded by that sensation it's already game over. Just like the image of the person you are in love with starts creeping out from every unexpected corner, fear never leaves your side when you give it a welcome stay. After a restless sleep, it starts beating anxiously in your heart the moment you wake up in the morning and commands all your thoughts and actions throughout the day. It is nothing short of a prison, except you are the only inmate and the warden never takes a break. Ever.
I do not exactly remember when I let fear occupy my being but I remember the exact moment when I realized I was ruled by it. It was late in the afternoon, everybody was out there 'getting busy living' and I had locked myself inside my bed half awake, not particularly finding any valid reason to get out of it. Then I was awakened from a nightmare by my
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