DISCLAIMER: Resident Evil © Capcom

PLOT: Post Resident Evil 5 / Not everything ended in Africa - fates can be forever entwined. Concerning Sherry Birkin, the girl who disappeared.

A/N: This is the second half to Opus 15. I highly recommend reading the first part – this is a direct continuation. Opus 15 can also be read as a stand alone.


The first time Albert Wesker had died, there had been that initial blinding pain. Overwhelming to the senses, omnicient. Shocking the world from reality. There had been the pain, and then there had been black. A lucid black. Deep and cooling. Calming.

Then Albert Wesker had awakened; he had risen from death. He was Charon, sailing the river Styx, and everything was different. In enough time, he would come to understand just how different. Perhaps never fully. The man who had died had perished; what had risen had only begun to take form.

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The second time Albert Wesker had died, there had been that pulsing, burning pain. Overwhelming to the senses, omnicient. Searing the world from reality. There had been pain, smoldering, and then there had been black. A leering black. Deep and yawning. Consuming.

Then Albert Wesker had awakened; he had risen from death. He was Icarus, he had sailed too high, and now everything was different. In enough time, he would come to understand just how far he had burned his wings. Perhaps fully. The monster who had died had perished; what had survived was a salvaged form.


Beethoven - Sonata 14 "Mondscheinsonate".