There is darkness all around us. If we give into it, it will engulf and swallow us. We'll lose who we are. When I first saw the Shadow Elemental Hybrids, my mind could not quite determine what they were. I kind of knew that they looked like the things that were following me in my dreams but not quite sure. All I knew was that I had a feeling that things were not going to go well for me. I just knew.
We all do this. When we are confronted by something dark and menacing looking, we always assume the worst. In this case, I was right. However, that's not always the case. When I first met Angel, I feared her because of the way that she looks. As I got to know her better, she isn't as fearful as I thought.
I've been working on trying to train myself to initially see the good in others but it's hard. It's not something that I've grown up with. I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to do it but I know that, if I don't try, I guarantee that won't be able to do it. At least, if I try, I have a chance to change the way that I think of people.