Cast a Shadow

Cover art showing Aqua and Vanitas from the shoulders up against a background of the Realm of Darkness. A blue and an orange wayfinder are above their heads, with their cords twined together.

Cover art by me

Just because he was a heart of pure darkness didn't mean he wanted to be stuck in the Realm of Darkness forever. Just because she was the only other one there didn't make them friends. And just because they were going to spending a whole, whole lot of quality time together didn't mean she could change him.

Word Count: 90,375

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Table of Contents:

  1. Paradise or Prison
  2. Need to Change
  3. In Every Heart
  4. Shining Star
  5. Crossroads
  6. Talk
  7. Pathless Plain
  8. Familiar Face
  9. Breakfast of Champions
  10. Ice Cream Time
  11. Schism
  12. Voice
  13. Sick
  14. Dive
  15. Taming Light
  16. Marshmallows
  17. Jaws of the Forest
  18. Gold
  19. Learning from the Best
  20. Thinking like Darkness
  21. Sleeping Secrets
  22. Vanishing Days
  23. Event Horizon
  24. Gathering Storm
  25. Horde
  26. A Taste of Death
  27. Epilogue