By Nadja Lee 12/16/03
English is not my native language. Please forgive me my mistakes.
Disclaimer: X-men and all the characters here belong to Marvel, 20 Century Fox and I intend no infringement, this is a piece of amateur fan fiction, and I make no money of it.
Only the original idea contained within this work is the property of the author. Please do not copy this story to any website or archive without permission of the author.
Universe: Set in an AU.
Summary: I can save these people
Its both my right and my duty.
Archiving: Want, ASK, take, have.
Feedback: Yes, please. My e-mail address is neh@...
In response to Mins PowerSwap Challenge.
Thanks so much to Dee Dee for quick and great beta! *hugs*
Warning: This takes a spin on Christian religion. If that might offend you then dont read this.
Comparison piece to Kneeling Demon.
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They need me to save them; just one look at their faces tells me as much. The journey Ive taken through my life has been an unusual one but Ive come to accept that this is where my destiny lies.
Going from orphan child fighting to get by on the streets to the new Messiah in a matter of months is a change great enough to make anyones head spin. Never before have I felt this wanted; this needed
Felt useful and loved
I have a purpose now. I know that this is my destiny and my duty. To walk amongst the weak and poor and help where I can. Bring hope and light and warmth to dying eyes.
My conjugation has grown and I now have followers in the thousand around the world. In the darkness of my mind I wonder if what they say are true; am I an angel like the white wings I proudly show says I am or am I something else? There have been rumours of beings, humans, normal humans of flesh and blood, evolving into something more
Something with powers which can be mistaken for something out of this world
No. I can show no doubt. I am their leader and their hope; they need me. I must be the angel and the saviour they say I am
I have to be.
I can save these people
Its both my right and my duty. I can save them
I have to be able to save them. From poverty, hopelessness, oppression and pain
even from themselves. Operating in the shadows, worshipped among my people I can build a better world. I know I can. Let people whisper in awe about the angel who has fallen to Earth; let them wonder and then
then let them seek me out so I can show them that Im as real as my dream is real. It has to be real. Even among my worshipers I stand alone but I stand tall; this is my burden and my destiny. I have to make my dream come true
one way or another. I can do this.
Come to me
come closer. Come and kneel before me
Come and bring me worship. I can bring you hope, I can bring you a dream
Come to me.
I can bring you all salvation for I am an angel, fallen to Earth by Gods grace and mercy. Behold my powers and then come and join me in my fight for a place so much more and so much better than this. I know what is best; I know this world can be so much better than this.
I am the new Messiah who brings with him a dream of a better world that he must see come true.
It was hopefully clear that Scott had Warrens powers.