A/N: Here we are at the final chapter of my story! I'm so excited to finally have it finished. Thank you all for reading my story and giving me all your feedback. I promise, (and I plan to keep this promise) that if I start another chapter story, that I won't take almost 3 years to finish it. Please review and let me know what you think of my ending. Take care guys! I love you all! Raven0526
Disclaimer: If I owned Teen Titans, my version of "The End" would've been used.
Chapter 28 Wishes Do Come True
I hide behind a rock and listen intently as Beast Boy talks to Robin, Starfire, and Cyborg. At first I was terrified by everything, but once Beast Boy started telling his story, I began to remember. I listen as Robin begins to speak.
"This is it. One final attack. Him or us. All or nothing."
Tears threaten to fall as I hear Robin's determination. Why do they still plan to fight when there is no hope in defeating my father? Not able to stand watching my friends die, I turn and attempt to flee. Before I can go two steps a hand latches on my arm. I turn to see my precious Beast Boy. He kneels down next to me and takes my hand. His touch brings shivers up and down my spine.
Beast Boy gives me a gentle smile. "This is your story, Raven. I'm not sure what happens next. I know it seems hopeless, but I believe when the time is right, you'll know what to do." He kisses my cheek lovingly. "Whatever happens, don't forget that I love you."
He stands up and joins our friends. Suddenly the huge boulder that was hiding us from view is picked up by Trigon. A sneer forms across his lips. "What strange vermin cowers beneath my rocks?"
"NOW!" Robin shouts.
I watch in confusion as my friends spring into action. "I have endured your existence long enough." Trigon snarls.
Horrified, I watch as my father captures my friends with his powers. They'll never make it now, I think sadly to myself. "Your world as ended," Trigon booms. "Your time is-."
Slade suddenly soars into view with an axe in his hand, preparing to attack. Slade severs part of Trigon's antler. I'm not surprised that Slade is no longer working for my father. I am however surprised that he's helping us. My friends hit the pavement, being released from Trigon's grip. Beast Boy is in the form of a tiger, and Starfire has her hands warmed up. Cyborg has his cannon ready and Robin has his bo staff and discs ready.
"Titans Go!" Robin commands.
My eyes are transfixed at my friends as they battle Trigon. Robin throws his freezing discs on Trigon to keep him from seeing or shooting fire. Cyborg grabs stegosaurus Beast Boy by the tail and flings him towards Trigon. Trigon staggers to his knees and howls in pain.
I'm in total shock. "I don't believe it," I whisper. "They're hurting him!"
Slade comes barreling down upon Trigon, his double blade prepared. "For the record, I'm nobody's servant."
Slade chops of Trigon's right antler cleanly. Trigon staggers towards the bay. Beast Boy resumes human form and Slade perches on a rock. Trigon howls in pain and cowers before them. Finally he finds his voice. "ENOUGH!"
Trigon blasts power with his eyes only hitting Slade and sending him way past me. My heart clenches in fear. He's going to kill my friends, my Beast Boy. "No!" I shout.
Trigon attacks each of my teammates with a sweeping beam of his dark powers. I watch in horror as hi hits each Titan with a deadly blow. I run as fast as I can to my teammates. Tears well in my eyes as I see how pale their faces are, making me realize that they are dying or already dead.
I run over to Beast Boy, who is just as pale as the others. I kneel next to my love. Sobs escape my throat as I stare at his motionless body. I desperately try to shake him awake. "Get up! Gar, please! Get up!"
A shadow looms up over me. I look up at my father, tears rolling down my face. Trigon looks down on me with fake sympathy. "Farewell, dear daughter."
Trigon wars his hand to strike. "I love you, Beast Boy," I whisper to myself. I close my eyes and wait for the pain.
To my utmost surprise, the pain never comes. I open my eyes. I'm surrounded in black aura. My powers? I thought I didn't have them anymore. "How.." I wonder out loud.
Trigon's voice booms over me. "You may have retained some trace of my power, but you are still no threat to me, little girl. I am your creator, your master. You survive only because I allow it."
I lower my head and close my eyes in dejection. I grasp hold of Beast Boy's hand lovingly. Trigon continues. "What hope can a mere child have of defeating her all–powerful father?"
Anger surges through me like electricity. How dare he call himself my father! He has been everything but! I glance at my love again. He's still unconscious. Determination flows through me. Maybe Beast Boy is right. I still have my powers. Maybe I can defeat my father. I stand up, white light pouring from my eyes. Light shines all around me. "You may have created me…" I feel myself change into my true age. I grow taller and my violet hair lays on my shoulders. Anger is building up inside me. "But you were never my father!"
I shoot dark energy at my father. "Wretched insignificant-," Trigon sneers. I cut him off by shooting more dark energy.
I continue to blast him after each sentence. "Fathers are kind! Fathers protect you! Fathers raise you!"
My last shot immobilizes Trigon. My dark energy runs up and down his red body. "I was prot4ected by the monks of Azarath! I was raised by my friends!"
I shoot him again. Trigon screams and falls to his knees. I can feel the power strongly course through me. I glance briefly at my friends. Relief spreads through me as I see them awake and standing. I turn my attention back to my evil father. "They are my family. This is my home, and you are not welcome here!"
I rise up in the air, feeling my power radiate inside me. I feel stronger than I ever have before. "Azarath Metrion Zinthos!" I chant.
I shoot all my power to my father. He screams in agonizing pain. After a few moments, he is gone. I float to the ground. A smile spreads across my face as I see everything is restored. The rest of my teammates are looking at me in awe.
"Raven…that was…" Starfire whispers.
"Unbelievable," Cyborg finishes.
I smile as I look and my friends. "No it wasn't." Beast Boy walks up to me, giving me his adorable toothy grin. "Someone believed."
I leap into Beast Boy's arms and give him a passionate kiss. It feels so good to kiss him again. My arms wrap around his neck as his circle around my waist. After a few minutes we break apart. "Welcome back," Beast Boy says lovingly.
I lean in for another kiss, but uncertainty crosses Beast Boy's face. "Okay, you're freaking me out. The white robe and smile are weird enough, but hugs? Are you still, you?"
I smile lovingly at him. "Blue is still my favorite color. And don't get used to the smile." My smile disappears. 'Cause you're still not funny."
Beast Boy smiles at me, making me realize he was just joking. He hugs me tightly. "Raven!"
"Quit it and just kiss me," I say giving him a look.
He leans in, but stops suddenly. His eyes are wide. I turn to see Cyborg staring at us in shock. "B-Beast Boy. Did you just tell a joke?"
Beast Boy smiles a toothy grin. "I guess I did."
Starfire claps her hand in delight. "Oh glorious Beast Boy! You are back to normal!"
I roll my eyes. "He has never been normal."
He feigns a hurt look. "Careful or I'll never kiss you again."
"You can't go a day without kissing me," I challenge.
He smiles and kisses my cheek. "You're right babe."
He leans in and kisses me deeply. I melt in his kiss. I close my eyes. As I stay in his arms, I realize that everything's going to be all right
Beast Boy's POV
"All right!" Cyborg says cheerfully. "Four-eyes is history, his ghoulies are gone, and we just saved the whole dang universe!" He puts on a chef's hat and walks to the stove. "Who wants French toast?"
Starfire claps her hands in delight. "Oh yes, me please. I shall consume them with gravy and the butter of peanuts."
I shake my head. They just don't know what's good. "And I have enough tofu bacon for everybody!"
"So just enough for you?" Cyborg asks.
I grin at him, glad to have my best friend back to normal. "Exactly!"
I watch in confusion as Starfire holds up bacon strips like antlers. "Observe, I am a Rorfian zopgar." She laughs cheerfully. Cyborg and I give each other confused looks. Starfire's smile fades. "On my planet, this is hilarious."
Cyborg and I laugh merrily. Robin comes into the kitchen and wraps his arms around Starfire's waist. Starfire turns around. "Boyfriend Robin," she says kissing him.
I look around for my girlfriend. After healing us she disappeared in her room. I spot her in the living room, staring out the window. She's wearing her blue cloak and her violet hair is cut short again. It feels so good that everything's back to normal.
I leave the kitchen and join her. I wrap and arm around her waist. "Slade got away?" Raven asks, leaning against me.
I kiss her lightly on the neck. "We'll be ready if he shows his face again."
Raven turns slightly to face me. "How did you do it, Gar?"
"Do what?" I ask in confusion.
"Keep hoping; keep loving me? After everything that happened, everything I did, how did you still manage to hope it could all work out?"
"Because of you," I say gently. "You are the most hopeful person I've met. From the day you were born, they said you were evil, that you were created to do unspeakable things. But you wished for more. You dared to hope you could be a hero. And I still love you because you've helped me in so many ways."
She leans against me again. "I thought it was all over. And now suddenly..."
"You have your whole life ahead of you. You can decide your own destiny."
"I guess you're right about one thing BB," Raven says. I can tell she doesn't want to admit it.
"What?" I ask in curiosity.
"Wishes do come true."
I don't bother to ask her what she wished for. I'm happy that her wish came true. Raven takes my hand and leads me into the kitchen. I decide to tell another joke. "Hey Raven. Knock knock."
She rolls her eyes. "Who's there?"
"Orange you gonna kiss me again?"
She rolls her eyes again, but leans in and kisses me. "So what's the deal?" Raven asks in a happy tone. "Are we having a party or not?"
I laugh joyfully and hug her tightly. Then we join the others in celebrating our victory. My life is great. I've defeated my personal dragon of depression and Raven is safe. I will always have the urge to cut, but I know with Raven and my friends by my side, everything will be all right.