...The strings of the puppets had become visible, and the hands of the prime mover exposed. Most ironic of all was the last gift that Raziel had given me, more powerful than the sword that now held his soul, more acute even than the vision his sacrifice had accorded me - the first bitter taste of that terrible illusion: Hope.
This took me bloody forever!! The file got so large that my laptop struggled to cope with it so I had to finish it at work lol
However, it is done. The hardest part of it was the name but then (ironically) it just came to me after a moment of clarity.
I am very pleased with this and I hope that I have done Kain justice
Now onto Raziel.....le sigh....
Edit - Just a mention, this in an absolute fraction of the original size XD