He had escaped capture, barely the wolf lady had proved he was not immortal and now the hunt for CB had begun.
This was a minor distraction however. CB still had a mission to relieve this city of its pain and decay.
He walked silently down the streets as if in a daze allowing his whispers to guide him, "pain CB pain everywhere burning death agony make better bring peace no more pain"
His eyes finally settled on her she was young and her hair was the color of red fire yet she was burned and dying her legs covered in puss filled sores and her hands little more than lepers claws the skin peeling like over dried paint.
"See her CB? suffering so beautiful and suffering she dies a slow and painful death undeserved be her angel now bring her peace free her from this suffering pain no more!"
He drifted over to her her body gave off a warm and inviting feeling she truly was not deserving of such agony he slid to the front of her
"Beautiful he muttered to her make free beauty shine in death be angel CB help"
He placed his hand around her throat her eyes frozen in terror and tears began to spill
even in all this she still bore a soft glow he gathered energy to blast her
suddenly she whispered "Ethan? Ethan is that you? it is you isn't it what have they done to you?"
"We thought you were dead...Ethan its me Elizabeth you remember me don't you?"
"Not Ethan CB...prophet weapon make pain leave heal make better world suffer make better!"
he aimed "Ethan no! stop it ten years ago our home burned most of us escaped but you saved my life remember when the bomb went off you pushed me out of the compound you remember don't you?"
She placed her hand on his face feeling the scars of years of experimentation and sadness
His whispers were insane now "liar liar evil evil stop you release her not man prophet weapon no friend no ally only suffering NO MORE PAIN!" he was lost to confusion the street faded and he was in some forgotten place and it was burning the screams of young and old filled the air bodies were dropping all around him men with guns and strange markings fired at all around them the she came her red hair dishevled and she was crying the building in which she stood was burning...moments past the image of her tears filled his mind
followed by laughter cold evil laughter "he will be perfect they laughed a perfect weapon!"
"NO! he screamed no more paaaaaaaaaaaaaaain!"
He dropped to his knees as tears fell from his eyes...no more no more
"Its ok Ethan I am here now she whispered no one is going to hurt you anymore"
she held him it was a long time before either of them spoke again.