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The Sacred Seed (Ivy x Siegfried Oneshot)The Sacred Seed (Ivy x Siegfried Oneshot) by Psycho-blue
Though Nightmare's summoning of souls had been stopped by brave warriors and valiant heroes, his massacre throughout Europe did not cease.
Soul Edge's grip on Nightmare had weakened considerably, and the knight underneath the dark armor had regained self-consciousness after submitting himself to the blade years before, but it was not nearly enough to break the hold completely. There was now a clear dichotomy that constantly struggled for supremacy of Nightmare's body: Siegfried, the knight who ached for redemption and freedom from the wicked blade's lure, and Inferno, the essence of Soul Edge who demanded the harvesting of lives to feed its insatiable appetite for blood and souls.
The massacres were allowed to continue because the blade that acted as Soul Edge's antithesis, the Soul Calibur, had become damaged in the fateful battle that temporarily halted the summoning of souls. The Soul Calibur had only recently awakened when it clashed with its counterpart, who had been active for se