My choice to befriend darkness here in the midst of nothingness was a sound one.
The moment I stared
straight ahead with a calm heart, neither rejecting darkness nor fearing it, I gained a newfound power.
power-the power of darkness.
It is likely Xehanort and the others were enraptured by this power, eventually becoming
I do not intend to allow my heart to be devoured by the darkness as they did, of course.
this new power, I uncovered a "corridor of darkness" that connects the realm of nothingness to the outside world. While it
is still difficult to come and go as I please, my banishment is now a thing of the past.
To deceive Xehanort and my
apprentices, I first used my power to change form before returning to the realm of light.
As I had suspected, Xehanort
had become a Heartless.
Under my name, he commanded other Heartless in quests to snatch away the hearts of many different
At the center of the hearts Xehanort had stolen was "Kingdom Hearts," which attracts tremendous darkness to
itself and attempts to send any and all matter back into its depths.
The other five have disappeared. Have they become
Heartless, like Xehanort?
Or did they vanish after Xehanort exploited them?
I became familiar with an unusual
"entity" while pursuing the truth.
It is the soul and body that remain when a being loses its heart.
Heartless is born, these entities disappear from the realm of light, to be reborn as entirely new beings in a completely different