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  1. Public Bookmark 3

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    Sabran stands like a stanchion. Her eyes are raw with sleeplessness.

     
    Or: Ead brushes Sabran's hair as they prepare for her progress. There may be pining involved.

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    06 Aug 2020

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    Adora dances through the strands of time programmed into the system. The first week, she jumps forward just a year or two — 2042, 2043, just before the breakup, back when they were still happy. In 2051, she sports the short, choppy haircut that was popular at the time. In 2066, it’s long, and dyed at the tips. She’s twenty two, over and over and over again, each weekend spent experiencing that age right on the cusp of adulthood as she weaves in and out of time periods, searching for Catra.

    In the summer of 2044, she wanders past a sports bar and sees her own face, sweaty and breathless in an interview. Adora remembers this video — it was taken just before she received her first Olympic gold.

    Adora keeps walking. There’s no way Catra would choose to be here.


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    Adora has never had much interest in the Etheria program, a virtual reality simulation in which those on the verge of death and dementia can relive their glory days, dancing side by side with the consciousnesses of the deceased — but when she runs into a familiar face while visiting a dearly departed friend, she finds herself tumbling back into a romance she thought she had lost decades ago.
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    28 Jun 2020

  3. Public Bookmark 37

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    Bow’s chest balloons with a deep breath. “It’s just. All this stuff. The stars, all these trees and flowers and— and the magic. They were always here. So it doesn’t really feel new. It just feels like,” he gestures some thoughtful meaning with his hand, “we’re looking at something we’ve always known, only for the first time, you know?”

    And while Bow voices this, looking around at all the things he’s known, Glimmer looks at Bow.

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    Glimmer and Bow, under Etheria's moons and stars.

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    27 Jun 2020

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    They stay that way for a long time, Catra’s face tucked into Adora’s shoulder, Adora gently cradling Catra’s head. Adora is careful not to hug Catra too hard or make her feel restrained, anticipating the moment that Catra will start to pull away — but Catra doesn’t. She hangs on so tightly it hurts, her claws digging through Adora’s jacket and into her back, latching into her like she did when she was a kitten and didn’t know how much her claws could hurt. Adora tries not to wince, tries not to move a single muscle, worried that if she does the spell will break and Catra will struggle away, appalled at having shown weakness.

    But Catra doesn’t let go. And so neither does Adora.

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    10 Jun 2020

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    Adora’s still getting the hang of this whole “wanting” thing, Glimmer and Bow put up with a lot, and Catra negotiates gainful employment.

    Or: They’re intergalactic diplomats. There’s an incident.

    Or: Five times Adora’s newfound possessive streak gets the better of her and one time it gets the better of Catra.

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    05 Jun 2020

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