The key couldn't break.
Forged by the hand of fate
In the fires of adversity
Her love would mold
The white-hot metal
Into the shape it was meant to take
Cooled by her touch
Quenched with desire
It would unlock
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That damn tree was going to fall on him, he just knew it.
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