"You make it seem as if I did have a choice," Xenia says, trying to keep the icy edge out of her voice. "They thought I was a threat, a new goddess. Ha. I wish."
"Mmm." Rai shrugged. "I gotta hand it to you. I had much more of a choice. It was either stay and become corrupted or leave and seem corrupted." He quoted the last part before saying, "of course you know which one I chose seeing that I'm here."
"That's not all that surprising. Butit's just as likelythat you will become corrupted here. Chaos is strongest amongst humans." Xenia shrugs. "But that is unimportant."
( (Bump) )
"We were all corrupted the moment we were created, no one is perfect..." Rai said, then he added, "except god."
"Even gods have flaws, though they may be less prominent," Xenia says, shaking her head.
"That's your god." Raizel said, "my god is perfect..." Rai went on about how god had created the world and stuff like that.
Xenia scoffs, glaring at him. "Except, you see, that's nowhere near close. The gods created the world out of Ma'at and Chaos," she argues, going on to explain the story.
"Well," Raizel said, "he created the world with just his words." Rai was determined to win.
"That's utterly impossible. Things are not created through mere words," Xenia mutters.
"Ahem. We're talking about god." Rai said, "he's the most perfect being ever created."
"I hope you get lost in the Duat," Xenia mutters, rolling her eyes. "Or maybe Anubis' pet will eat your heart."
"No can do," Rai chuckled, "I'm an angel..."
"I don't give a sh.it. Nice, angelic people like you do nothing and accomplish nothing. Nice gets you nowhere," Xenia says icily. "How else would Nut have gotten the Demon Days? How else would Isis have been able to let her son Horus take Ra's throne?"
"And who said Angels were nice?" Rai whispered fiercely. Some dark memories resurfaced and Rai faltered. He leaned against a telephone pole and wiped his forehead. "Anyways. It's not nice that doesn't get you anywhere. It's indesicion."
Xenia glares at him. "Your god isn't the only one out there. Remember that," she says coldly, turning on her heel.
"I know..." Rai whispered, "do you think I don't know that by now?"
"Sure seems like it," Xenia says over her shoulder, slowly walking away.
"Okay," Rai said. He walked away too but glanced back. Something made him turn back, "wait."
Xenia pauses, turning her head slightly to look back at him. "What do you want?"