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Name: Aria Aegis Grimmeoux

Age: 21

Universe: Final Fantasy 12

Class: Beserker

Hometown: Archades


Everything happened so quickly, just moments ago she was enjoying breakfast with her father. Now she found herself struggling in restraints, her estate teeming with imperial guard.

“Judge Ghis! What is the meaning of this! Have you gone mad!?” Bolero bellowed, struggling against his own restraints. “What is her charge?”

The judge gave a quiet laugh, loading a few bullets into a pistol, “Murder.” A wicked grin stretched across his face, “She is a traitor to the Empire”

Bolero couldn’t believe what he had heard, “You dare accuse my daughter of such lies?! She is no traitor! Of who’s murder do you accuse!” he lunged forward, getting up into the face of Judge Ghis.

“Why, your murder of course”


Before Bolero could speak the pistol was pressed between his eyes, and a shot was fired. Blood sprayed all across the wall behind him.

“FATHER!” Aria wailed, thrashing in her restraints, the smell of his blood burning her nose. Her body reeled; she couldn’t look at the display before her. The blood gushing from his head as he crumpled to the floor made her ill.

“Why….why…” she sobbed, squeezing her eyes shut, silently praying it is merely a dream.

“Your father was a smart man, well, too smart…” Ghis began, “We can’t have your father parading about preaching about our secrets, so what better way to be rid of him?”

He leaned in and ran a thumb down Aria’s cheek, leaving a thick line of blood from his glove, “I mean it’s a genius idea, getting rid of both of you is more than Lord Solidor could ever ask for”

Aria took her chance and swung forward, head-butting the judge with all her strength, the force of the impact near knocking her out.  “You won’t get away with this…” her voice was shaky and full of rage.

She was immediately met with Ghis’s armored fist, the sharp edges cutting into her lip and a small spray of her blood trickling from the corners of her mouth. She staggered backwards, Judge Ghis pulled her back up by her braid. “Nobody is going to believe a brat like you” he spat in her face, shoving her back into the guards grip.

Out of anger, the Judge shot a few of the other guards in the room, “Besides, you’re a murderer, my men died valiantly to protect me after all…” He smiled evilly

“Take her away, I have judged her with my own eyes, she is sentenced to Nalbina Fortress for life for the murder of Bolero Aegis Grimmeoux, four royal guards, and transpiring against the Empire”

Before Aria could protest, she felt a sharp pain in the back of her head and she fell to the ground, the last thing she could see before darkness consumed her was the cold lifeless eyes of her father.

“I’m sorry…”

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