~Velut Luna~: Chapter 1 - The Millstone~Velut Luna~: Chapter 1 - The Millstone by musingmaiden
The sickle moon cast its spell in a shallow pool of tired white light beneath her feet. She had slept all day. Or had she? The moon, fixed in its post like any good sentinel, never left her cell's window. She had no sense of time here, not even that attuned to thirst and hunger, since those had all but deserted her.
Her possessions constituted a Spartan state of affairs, not that that bothered her: a surprisingly comfortable couch, a toilet. She slept on the couch and did little else. Meantime, Ulquiorra Cifer, as fixed and invariable as the Las Noches moon, brought food to her cell and expected her to eat it. She did so, with difficulty, and he returned to take her utensils and subject her to the glower of his luminous green eyes.
Of late, he was not as chatty as he had been prior to the supposed death of her friend Sado. He merely watched her hand him her plate and fork and departed. So much the better.
She was the millstone. She hung around the necks of her friends, and this time, s