In order to function as a team, as guides to Homeworld immigrants, and as eventual galactic ambassadors of peace, the Crystal Gems first and foremost must work out what they mean to each other. Friends? Family? Something beyond the platonic boundary?
That's for them to figure out.
- Part 8 of The Gem Ascension Universe
In exchange for a week-long private vacation around the world, Steven and Peridot were tasked to bring along a certain bubbled gem to help acclimate to a new life on Earth in preparation for the work ahead of them when they return home.
They quickly learn the hard way that not every problem can be handled together.
In fact, some problems will require them to work against each other.
A series of connected one-shots navigating the complicated relationship between Yellow Diamond and the rebellious Peridot. [Eventual femslash]