Built through love Built through time Time to laugh Time to dream Dream of days Dream of nights Nights of stories Nights of songs Songs of hope Songs of freedom Freedom to care Freedom to love Love of one Love of all All bound together All surviving as one One goal One future Future secured Future withheld Withheld through fear Withheld through hate Hate of the unknown Hate fueled by fear Fear of success Fear of failure Failure through inaction Failure through control Control thought Control feelings Feelings of life Feelings of hope Hope for tomorrow Hope for brighter days Days of laughter Days of joy Joy and delight Joy and nourishment Nourishment of souls Nourishment of minds Minds that think Minds that plan Plan of futures Plan of doing Doing right Doing just Just treatment for all Just treatment forever Forever All
When Ace opened her eyes next, she was being eased out of the water by a crew of sailors dressed in the most remarkable garb. As her eyes fluttered, she saw shimmering armor on the sailors and monsters on deck behind them. Her eyes closed again and she collapsed in their arms.
“Ugh,” Ace groaned, rubbing her eyes. “Surely I must have imagined everything.” She half expected to hear Will laughing hysterically, but instead found herself in a marvelous feather bed covered with the smoothest silk she had ever felt. It slid over her skin and made her shiver. It was then she realized she was naked. “WHAT THE!” she screamed as her hands filled with linen and clasped it close to her chest.