She clasped her hands together and rested them under her chin. "I'm stable...I am whole," she said, a small smile tugging at her lips. Of course, she had the other half of her heart in her life now, but she owed them the whole story.
"I don't know if you know," she began, "but after I was slain, I returned as a child for a small amount of time, before I aged up. I think that childishness never truly left me. I was in a home for a time, a few years, but then I was released, and... I can't quite remember exactly, but I drowned, and I ended up in Connecticut with a new body." She put her hands down in her lap. Wilhelm watched her with growing concern for her well being.
"I walked into the forest and made a home for myself. I can show you it, if you like, sometime, it's still there, but it gave me a long time to rebuild the parts of me that were missing. I suppose..." She let out a long breath. "I suppose the potential for darkness is still there within me, but I do not feel it. I feel... rested."