The last thing he ever saw was the image of her on the altar, so like a goddess.
He knew at once he was on holy ground the moment he stepped into the Forbidden Lands; the very air felt different. When he heard the voice from the heavens, he knew his belief had not been in vain. The spirits would surely grant his wish, for whose motives could be more pure than his? As he left the temple for the first time, he glanced back, once, and knew they would be reunited.