*walks up from behind Rulakir* Yes, he is right.

*turns around* Jema?

I know it took me a while to learn things... but, what he said was true. Rulakir, you have made a difference in this world.

Why do you say that?

You... you're the one who saved me. While everyone else wanted to kill Anja and just let me die... you tried to find a way to save me... and you did.


Did I really mean something to you?


Rulakir? Why won't you talk to me? I'm not even a year old, I know, but I still have feelings.

... Why do you care?

I owe my life to you. I don't know what this feeling is... but I have deep admiration for you.

*scoffs* You admire me. That's what I wanted to hear.

Rulakir... I can't find the right word for it. I don't know exactly what it is.

*closes eyes, turns around* It's ok... I know the word, but I've never felt it.

What is it?

*walks away* Love...


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(Final Fantasy IX - Song of Memory)