Aurora and Arion said nothing during CSI's narrative. Aurora stared off into the distance, thoughtfully, for a while, then she smiled at CSI. "I'm glad that the Exile was able to help you make the right choice. And perhaps," she added, a little more gravely, "you'll be able to return the favor."
The dark is generous, and it is patient, and it always wins---
but in the heart of its strength lies weakness: one lone candle is enough to hold it back.
Love is more than a candle.
Love can ignite the stars.