‘You are more of human than you are of us’ Sebastian recalls Devin’s spiteful words, as he tries to maintain a firm eye contact with his image on the glass. Although this was one thing he never commented on, Sebastian knew deep inside, this was his truth. Like he knew, given an option he would have preferred the other way around. But, this did not mean he hated his human self nor loathed the race. He rather preferred being on the neutral ground, in a balance which however was proving too difficult for him to obtain.. And of course, there were those bits of tight knots he had never opened to anyone. The seed that had planted the disparity he felt on his chest on the first place. Those clutters of baggage of his own he had been carrying for long. And to add to that, tales of human’s thrive for power,greed and absurdity of their decisions never felt too impressive to brag about.
Slowly, the reflection starts dissolving and an entire different scenario appears infront of Sebastian. The mirror now, reveals to him, a familiar cosy looking room, with a white flowery wallpaper on it. A jingling of the windcharm by nearby window,gently sways to welcome his accustomed peer. Lying in front, fast asleep in comforts of her bed snuggles laira. One reason, his weak human self was beating him for.
Sebastian leans his face against the mirror, knocking his head gently to it, to and fro. His mind playing and replaying to him, the scene with laira and Raven sitting by the roadside, on the rain. Their first kiss he had witnessed. The thought of it flooding in his mental anguish..the feeling of a third wheel, an unseen unwanted individual desperately wishing to be seen.
The site of iv cannula on one hand now, starts dripping blood on the white carpet, fully soaking it red. Unaware, Sebastian slowly starts tumbling down to the floor, his thoughts still venturing on deserts lost. A weak painful smile spreads across, before his eyes closes in, hiding away his crimson lens that were lightly blurred by the hue of sadness. ‘Goodnight’ a painful effort escapes his lips, before being knocked out cold on the floor. A fighting breath that wanted to assure, laira will be on his side no matter whose path she decided to choose to be with.