Started as an urban legend, people spoke of a "person." The said "person" despite the strange appearance, or rather, an incomprehensible appearance was a friend, whom you'd laugh together, smile to, love and entwine.
It only was a rumor because well, a true friend never says goodbye.
People began to realize that cities started to vanish. Armies have been sent to thwart whatever was happening. None returned.
The friend soon made it to Institue of War. The child laughed. The man spoke. The woman smiled. The door opened.
"We'll all be happy together."― Your Friend