Disclaimer: I do not own Sailor Moon, but some of the characters that you will come across as you read a long have been created by me. The story too.

Chapter 1: A Broken Heart

Serena hit the door as hard as she could, but Darien wouldn't open it. She then began to cry as she desperately slammed her fist on the door. Her hand began to hurt, but she didn't stop, she didn't want to and she no longer cared about the pain.

"It truly hurts me to do this to you, Serena, but I just can't ignore my dream! If we stay together, something will happen to you! And I don't want that," Darien whispered.

"PLEASE! Don't do this, Darien! I just want to be with you! Open the door!" Serena's voice drifted down into the hallway.

From the inside, Darien sighed as he put his head down. His chin on his chest. He closed his eyes, wishing that Serena would just leave. She was only hurting herself by staying, but not only that, she was hurting him too.

"Darien! Please! Don't do this!" Serena slowly fell to the floor as she clung to the door as if it were her only survival. "We belong together," she sobbed. She sat with her arms around her legs with her head leaning on the door as she cried.

Darien picked his head up and looked across his room from where he sat on his bed.

"I'm sorry, Serena, but this is how it has to be," he said softly.

He hated to hear her cry. It was truly heart-breaking.


Later, Serena sat by her open window and looked up into the night sky. The star-filled night was beautiful. And the moon was full and wondrous. Luna came in and at the sight of Serena sitting there doing absolutely nothing, got her agitated.

"Serena, where were you?! I told you that we were having a meeting at Rei's temple! As the scout's leader it's important for you to show up for these things! You can't just go were you want when an important meeting comes up, Serena! You have a job to do, which is to lead the scouts into battle and help save the people of the Earth! And that should beat the top of your 'To Do' list!" Luna didn't get an answer and it had made her even angrier when Serena didn't answer. She hadn't even noticed Serena's dismay. "Are you listening to me, Serena?!" Serena stayed silent as she looked up into the sky. Luna jumped onto the bed beside her. She saw the look in Serena's eyes. It was a deep sadness that Luna couldn't quit explain. And that's when she knew something was wrong. Of course something would be wrong, Luna thought, just look at her. She's devastated!

"Serena?" Luna was now concerned and it could be heard in her voice. It was obvious that something was wrong. Clearly, obvious.

Serena looked down at Luna. And as she wiped her tear-stained face she said, "Oh hey, Luna. I didn't see you there. I didn't even hear you come in." She tried to hide the fact that she wasn't her happy-go-lucky self. "I'm sorry I never made it to the meeting. I just lost track of time . . . that's all. And I'm sorry I didn't call on the communicator to make sure of the time. It just hadn't occurred to me at the time."

"It's all right, Serena," Luna assured her. "At tomorrow's meeting I'm sure one of the girls will be more then happy to fill you in."