Challenge: Film Quotes
Characters/Pairings: game-era Avalanche + 1
Word Count: 100
A/N: A retelling of what might have really happened that fateful day in the City of the Ancients, via “Big Trouble in Little China” – dialogue paraphrased and condensed a bit; you can watch the scene here. :3
Cloud and the others stared helplessly as the dark figure dropped down from on high.
Sephiroth caught Aerith around the waist, Masamune at her throat. “You. It must be you.”
Cloud brandished his sword. “What do you want with Aerith?”
Sephiroth smiled coldly. “I’ve been living a cursed half-life, neither truly alive nor dead. There is only one way out.”
Cid scratched his head. “What in the goddamn hells are you talking about?”
As though he hadn’t heard, Sephiroth continued, holding Aerith tighter. “A girl with green eyes, a girl brave enough to embrace the naked blade. And when I find her, I will marry her!”
“Never!” cried Cloud.
“Then my curse will be lifted!” Sephiroth finished with manic glee.
Cid chimed in: “And go off and rule the universe from beyond the grave…”
“Or check into a psycho ward, whichever comes first, huh? C’mon, Cloud, let’s get yer girl back!”