i’m never playing days again.
Where are you?
and in that moment i swear we were… infinite,
Kingdom Hearts 2.5 Remix ( Kingdom Hearts 2 ) 1/?
And, truthfully, she wasn’t even the only one. Before Yen Sid ever tells us that Nobodies have no hearts and no emotions, we see Larxene act in gleeful, giggling sadism. We see her scream in pain and terror as she dies. We see Vexen’s arrogance. We see his explosive temper. We see him trembling in fear as he begs for his life. We see Axel’s wit and his sadness and his friendship and his longing. We spend three straight hours watching Roxas slide all up and down the full length of the emotional spectrum. And then, all of a sudden, after all that, some guy in a pointy hat comes along out of the blue and tells us that none of it was real.
There was clearly a huge, heaping load of cognitive dissonance intended there, but for a heck of a long time, a lot of us believed it. We took Yen Sid at his word. At most, some of us made exceptions for Roxas and Namine and maybe sometimes for Axel. But it wasn’t until Dream Drop Distance that we were truly, directly, and explicitly forced to acknowledge the full truth that had been staring us in the face the entire time.