"The Show"

Angelic Temptress

An answer to the "All that Glitters" challenge.


The stars still glittered though the sun was rising.

Her eyes still glittered from silent, happy tears she shed the night before.

He wasn't waking, so she pulled on her uniform and quietly left for the roof.

Shayera sat on the ledge and watched as the sun peeked from behind Metropolis's skyscrapers.

This was her favorite time of day.

"Hey there," he said and caught her off guard. He, like her, wore a mask to hide his identity.

"Hey yourself. Why are you up?"

John smiled and motioned toward the sunrise. "I knew you wouldn't want to miss the show."