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Grandpa Kyle, as a Champions of the Saints, was chosen to guard the final Lighthouse. Although defeated, he survived the battle through miracle. But he walked home with a blessing he never wanted.

At seventy-two, he could still easily pass as someone in his early fifties. He probably had another decade or two to live. Grandma Dora… not so much. Her golden hair had turned grey and she had many wrinkles on her face. She needed a cane and had troubles with stairs, and her vision and hearing had become very poor. But she never stopped smiling.

After collapsing at the stairs one day, Grandpa Kyle held her hand and cried.

“It’s all right,” she told him. “Really, it’s all right.”

But it wasn’t all right. Not for him.

“Sing for me, Kyle…” she said, “sing for me like you did the first midsummer…”

And he sang. He sang and sang. Even when the tears overwhelmed him, he still sang loudly.

It wasn’t all right. Not for him. He was older than her. He should go first. Or they should go together. He shouldn’t have to watch her wither away like this.

Crossposted on my tumblr: [link]

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Faldorion Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
I like it
First the drawing style fits the mood very good.
Secondly the shadings are to not bad and fits the mood of the situation to.
All in all you have brought the sad feeling very good to the viewer

definitively a thumps up ^^
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leontinees Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
Damn, I really never thought about it... but is sadly true, probably Kyle´s aging was lowered like Isaac´s, but obviously not Dora´s. Now I want to cry :cries:
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favri Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
:pat:
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VoxRhyme Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012
why

why did you have to do this
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012
:icontrollfaceplz:
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Lemu-san Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
MY HEART

WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS

*jumps off a cliff*
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
:icondarthvaderplz: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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Knight-Dawn Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Student General Artist
Now I want to cry. ;-;
That's so sad. :C I forgot that Kyle was exposed to the light but not Dora. T.T
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
:pat:
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Knight-Dawn Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Student General Artist
I love how creative you are with your artworks. :aww:
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
Thank you. :D
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CrimsonValefor Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SAD FACE
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
:P
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WindyWolfune Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
;_;

This made me cry.
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
:pat:
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SailorLi Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just like in Green Mile...
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favri Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
:O?
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SailorLi Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The Green Mile by Stephen King

There was similiar situation, when husband lived much longer than his wife
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