Healer: I’m sorry… there’s nothing physically wrong with her. It’s part of her soul that’s missing. We cannot heal something like this.
Zen: Please… there must be something…
Zen: I swore I’d watch over and protect her.
Zen: She’s all I have left… I beg you, anything!
Healer: I… —sigh— there is one possibility… But… it would require your own sacrifice.
Natani: In order to save my life, my brother melded his soul with my own. His soul kept the pieces of mine together and filled in anything missing.
Natani: But the effects were irreversible.
Natani: Zen and I became permanently mentally linked.
Natani: And having his spirit in my body changed me. His mind filled in my missing pieces… One happened to be my gender… so I copied his.
Natani: And… that’s how I ended up being male in mind, and female in body.
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