Author's note- Challenge off of Sillybella's twilight forum. Bella doesn't reach Volterra in time and Edward succeeds in his self-destructive plot.

Write a story about any character you want with recognizable plot and setting in EXACTLY fifty-five words. You have until October first.

Disclaimer: All recognizable characters, plot, etc. are the property of Stephenie Meyer.

The crimson of his eyes matched that of the flags I'd cast rainbows upon above.

"It's a pity it has to end like this," Aro mused.

"You've anticipated this finale for awhile; we both know that," I maintained.

"But still," he sighed, gliding towards me. "Ah well. Blood's most precious when spilled for love, right?"