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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3555 on: June 10, 2018, 12:41:43 PM »

"I'm with you now, aren't I?" Chris tilted his head slightly and squeezed her hand. "I fell in love with you with the tail and magic powers and everything. It doesn't make any difference if you get turned back or not."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3556 on: June 10, 2018, 01:06:06 PM »

Sunny smiled at that, then glanced down to look at her toes. "When it happened, I was actually mad. I didn't want to turn into a fish every time I got wet, I didn't want to be able to accidentally share my thoughts or see other people's, none of it. And, yeah, the magic powers still kind of freak me out, and I don't like being able to be hypnotized by the moon, but now that I know there's a whole world down there? That I can visit and maybe even be part of?" She looked back up at him and squeezed his hand. "I wouldn't ever go swimming again if I were turned back, not even in a pool. I wouldn't be able to look at the ocean and not feel like I've lost something important."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3557 on: June 10, 2018, 01:14:38 PM »

Chris nodded, glancing down. His eyebrows furrowed a bit. "Would you go to live there?" He asked.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3558 on: June 10, 2018, 01:29:20 PM »

"What? No, no, I wouldn't. I couldn't leave you, or my family," Sunny said quickly. "I just - I meant - I don't know. I don't know why I said that. Besides, the Council didn't seem too keen on anything to do with Ferris and I, anyway."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3559 on: June 10, 2018, 01:35:11 PM »

Chris frowned more as he studied her. "Well, if you wanted to...you know, go there, I wouldn't..I mean, I'd support you. If that's what you wanted." He said and scratched the back of his neck with his free hand.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3560 on: June 10, 2018, 01:38:58 PM »

Sunny furrowed her brows and leaned in to kiss him, her lips firm against his. "I'm not going anywhere," she insisted. "My life is up here. With my family, with our friends, with you."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3561 on: June 10, 2018, 01:42:13 PM »

His expression relaxed and he nodded, looking down at their hands. "I love you," he said, looking up at her again.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3562 on: June 11, 2018, 02:20:04 AM »

"I love you, too." Sunny smiled again and squeezed his hand. "How's your homework coming?"

Andrew was in the art studio, but today he was working on a project for one of his 2-D classes, which he hated; perspective wasn't something he had a natural eye for. He picked up his phone and texted Ferris, asking what he was up to.

Cole was on lunch, and he decided to spend his hour by researching recurring nightmares. For the past few days, he'd had the same dream of a dark haired woman being attacked by wolves, her blood turning silver under the moonlight. The end was always different - sometimes Cole would hear her voice, as if she could somehow talk after all that; sometimes she would just stare at him as her eyes rolled back into her head; sometimes she would actually manage to fend one of the wolves off for a bit before the inevitable. Whatever this dream was supposed to be, or mean, Cole was tired of seeing it every time he closed his eyes.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3563 on: June 11, 2018, 02:35:12 AM »

"You know, dynamics might actually be the death of me," Chris said with a sigh, looking over at the pile of work he'd been doing.

Ferris checked his phone when he heard it go off and smiled, his essay about pre-columbian architecture basically forgotten for the time being. Just finishing a paper. How's it going? he texted back.

Clemence had Cole's schedule figured out by now, so she pulled into the autoshop and went in to find him. "Hey," she said and raised her eyebrows when she saw what he was doing. "What's up?"
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3564 on: June 11, 2018, 03:45:44 AM »

Sunny took one look at the work, and felt the beginnings of a headache. "I...how do you make sense of all of that?"

Not bad. 2-D art is impossible. Andrew sent, making sure to wipe as much of the graphite stains off his hands as he could. The last thing he needed was gray streaks all over his phone.

"Oh, hey. Not much, just doing some reading." Cole slid his phone back into his pocket and stood up to greet her, kissing her cheek.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3565 on: June 11, 2018, 04:45:04 AM »

"I think you may have to sell your soul," Chris sighed and ran his fingers through his hair.

Are you at the studio now? Ferris asked.

"About what?" Clemence asked, smiling up at him.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3566 on: June 11, 2018, 05:31:05 AM »

"Huh," Cato nodded and ran his fingers through his hair as he turned to Mary. "So, that worked."

Chris nodded and studied her, then reached out and gently touched her hand. "It seems like it'd be hard to give up," he agreed.

“Yeah. Worked. Good riddance.” Mary clapped her hands together. “Thanks I appreciate Cato, Alec.” She said with her eyes glazed on the sea.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3567 on: June 11, 2018, 07:35:38 AM »

"I'm just glad she's gone," Alec said.

"Sounds about right." Sunny leaned over to lay her head on his shoulder. "I swear, you're a genius. You have to be, to understand all that nonsense."

Yeah, where are you? Andrew sent, a small smile on his face.

"Dreams. I've been having real clear ones lately." Cole shrugged and  smiled back. "How do burgers sound today?"
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3568 on: June 11, 2018, 07:45:56 AM »

“So what next? Onto something more fun?” Mary asked turned to look at both of the guys with a wide smile. “I could use it- she’s been keeping me on a tight leash.”
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3569 on: June 11, 2018, 12:49:11 PM »

"Me too, she's a creep," Cato agreed and then shrugged in response to Mary's question.

"Hardly," Chris frowned a bit and sighed. "If I was a genius I'd have a 4.0."

I'm at the library, Ferris asked, smiling.

"Sure," Clemence smiled. "Your dreams about anything specific?"

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