He Found A Friend In A Hostile Land And Realised What It Meant To Be Human

 

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Civil war laid the city waste. Automatons were pursued, decimated and staked.

Xin, a young survivor, picked through the rubble, unperturbed by the destruction.

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While scavenging, something caught his eye. It wasn’t a glint of metal nor precious stones.

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It was a girl. A human, just like him.

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It was a rare encounter; he had found a friend in this hostile land.

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And she would make him realise what it meant to be human: it all begins by listening to the heart.

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