A/N: The Phantom of the Opera and all related characters belong to Gaston Leroux.


Christine waited patiently in her dressing-room for her Angel. She was never late for a lesson, always eager to receive his teachings. When her Angel appeared it was like having her father back in some small way, and it comforted her. Glancing in the vanity mirror, Christine smoothed her hair once more. She knew her Angel was not mortal and did not care for such earthly things as an out-of-place curl, yet she always liked to look presentable for him. After all, he left the beauty of Heaven to instruct her—it was the least she could do in return!