In his black diamond mirror, the portal to all worlds, Hades eyed the beautiful Vanessa, growing more fair and lovely with each passing moment. Her pure heart was growing back steadily... and that meant, there was still hope.
"Oh Vanessa," Hades called in a mock "honey I'm home!" voice.
She appeared before the dark lord, glaring spitefully at first, but unafraid.
"I think it's time we had a little... talk..."