Setting: Ancient Rome, 639 BC
Word Count: 337
Aeliana moved through the throngs of people, her ears picking up the distinct sounds of the bazaar. People shouted prices for the wares they were selling. Women – whores – whispered in the ears of men, hoping to seduce them off the busy road. Aeliana paused long enough to gaze at a stand full of fresh fruit, her brown hair flying around her face and the layers of her dress fluttered about her legs as a gust of wind blew down the alley. Green eyes turned to look the other way as she brushed hair from her face and in that second those same green eyes locked on eyes the color of the sky at midday. The brunette froze as her mind flashed to the dream she had had the night before.
“Azrael! We have to go. If we do not we will be damned with Lucifer.”
The blonde, Azrael, pulled her arm away from the brunette, blue eyes turning steely even though her words betrayed her emotions. “Abbadon… I… I can’t. We followed the Morning Star down, we cannot abandon him.”
The brunette swallowed visibly, her jaw setting after a moment. “Well I am. You should come with me. I… I do not want to have to face eternity without you.” But the blonde stood unmoving, unwilling to join the brunette. Abbadon stared at the other woman for a long moment before turning and walking away.
Aeliana blinked, pulling herself back to the present. The names had meant nothing to her, but those eyes. Those blue eyes that she had seen across the bazaar, they were the same blue eyes from her dream.
It took her a moment, but Aeliana realized in that moment that the blue eyed woman had disappeared. She never saw the blonde haired blue eyes woman again, finally dying late in life with thoughts of that woman still haunting her nearly every night. It was in Early Rome that the fates decided Heda and Wanheda would not know one another in this life time.