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The Radiant Sacrifice: Vian's Journey of Redemption in the Kingdom of Aeris

A Tale of Love, Betrayal, and the Triumph of Light Over Darkness

By Deny AlviansyahPublished 2 months ago 4 min read
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In the magnificent sky kingdom of Aeris, Vian grew up as a respected child. His father, Rian, was a brave warrior always at the forefront of the kingdom's defense. They were the epitome of courage and kindness, and their presence was a beacon of hope for all the people of Aeris.

However, fate turned cruel on one fateful day. When Rian, a respected and honored warrior, accidentally destroyed the kingdom's secret weapon, he was banished from the beloved kingdom. Years later, Rian turned into a dark and evil figure, acquiring powerful magic and intending to seize control of the Aeris kingdom as revenge.

At the same time, in the kingdom of Aeris, Vian grew into a respected young hero. He struggled to live his life with dignity and courage, but the shadows of his father's past always haunted him. Nevertheless, Vian tried hard not to be influenced by his father's mistakes, and he continued to fight for the kingdom's well-being.

When news of Rian's transformation into a wicked sorcerer reached Aeris, anxiety swept through the entire kingdom. The people of Aeris, who once revered Rian, now feared the dark powers he had acquired. They hoped that Vian, as Rian's son, would be able to stop his father and save the kingdom.

Vian felt torn by various emotions. He felt sadness and disappointment over his father's change, but he also felt bound by the blood ties that compelled him to try to save him. With a heavy heart, Vian decided to confront his father, even if it meant sacrificing their relationship.

With his shining sword under the sunlight, Vian embarked on a journey to find Rian. He knew his task wouldn't be easy, but he was prepared to face any danger for the kingdom's sake and to bring his father back from the path of darkness.

When Vian arrived at the dark fortress where Rian lived, he was confronted with a father transformed into an unrecognizable figure. Rian, now filled with hatred and a desire for revenge, did not recognize his son. He launched magical attacks at Vian, but with courage and skill, Vian managed to evade them.

"Stop, Father!" Vian cried out with a trembling voice, trying to evoke memories of their past relationship.

Rian only smiled cynically. "You dare come here, Vian. But you are too late. I have decided to seize control of Aeris, and nothing can stop me."

Vian felt despair. He tried to reason with his father, to persuade him to return to the right path, but his words fell on deaf ears. With a heavy heart, Vian realized that he had no choice but to fight his own father.

The battle between father and son was epic. Vian unleashed all his skills, but Rian, now wielding tremendous magical power, proved to be stronger than he imagined. Each attack launched by Vian was viciously countered by Rian, and Vian began to feel hopeless.

However, in the midst of the fierce battle, the light of goodness still shone within Rian. Despite being engulfed in darkness and hatred, there was still a glimmer of a desire to protect his son. As Rian launched his final attack on Vian, he suddenly stopped, his eyes appearing empty but then filled with flashes of awareness.

"Vian..." he whispered weakly, as if trying to call his son from the darkness that enveloped him.

Vian was surprised to see the change in his father's expression. He saw a glimmer of hope behind Rian's eyes, which were clouded by darkness. With trembling hands, Vian approached his father.

"Father?" he called out hesitantly.

Rian looked at Vian with regret. "I... have made a grave mistake, Vian. I lost my way... and I... I..."

But before Rian could finish his sentence, his body suddenly slumped weakly to the ground. Vian looked on in astonishment as he realized that his father had been severely wounded in the battle.

With a heavy heart, Vian approached his injured father. He felt the dark power that had consumed Rian beginning to fade, leaving behind his fragile body. With trembling hands, Vian cradled his father's head and looked into his fading eyes.

"Father... Father, forgive me," Vian whispered hoarsely.

Rian smiled weakly. "You... have done the right thing, Vian. You are the light... in my darkness."

With tears streaming down his face, Vian grasped his father's cold hand. "I cannot lose you, Father. I love you."

Rian smiled weakly. "I... love you too, Vian..."

And with that, Rian's eyes slowly closed, leaving Vian alone amidst the ruins of the battle that had ravaged the kingdom of Aeris. In the silence that followed, Vian felt a profound loss creeping into his heart. He had lost his father, but more than that, he had lost a part of himself.

With heavy steps, Vian left the place, carrying in his heart a deep sense of grief. Although the war had ended, and Aeris had been saved from the darkness, the price to be paid was immense. And in his memory, Vian would always remember his father as a hero who fought for goodness, even when he was lost in darkness.

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