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« Reply #5565 on: November 22, 2019, 04:26:20 AM »

“I haven’t climbed a tree in I don’t know how long,” Charles said, rolling his eyes at the nickname.
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« Reply #5566 on: November 22, 2019, 04:29:23 AM »

“You’re truly missing out,” she told him and then starting to get again, catching her balance and then walking along the branch until she came to the trunk and started to climb again.
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« Reply #5567 on: November 22, 2019, 04:38:43 AM »

Charles huffed and stood there stubbornly for a bit, before he found himself watching her again. With a sigh he shed his coat and grabbed at the lowest branch, slowly pulling himself up after her.
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« Reply #5568 on: November 22, 2019, 04:56:59 AM »

Once at the highest branch that would hold her, Ainslie sat down on the branch and brought her knees to her chest as she leaned back against the tree trunk. She took a deep breath as she gazed up at the moon.
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« Reply #5569 on: November 22, 2019, 03:14:10 PM »

It took Charles a bit, but he eventually made it up to the branch just below her. “Enjoying the view from there?”
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« Reply #5570 on: November 22, 2019, 11:19:35 PM »

Ainslie nodded, “It’s like—she knows exactly what to say. When things unsettle me. When things aren’t right, the moon always knows,” Ainslie told him quietly. She looked down at him over the branch and frowned just a little, “I wish you could hear her too”
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« Reply #5571 on: November 23, 2019, 05:04:33 AM »

Charles felt a bit of a shiver at the implication of that desire, though he knew that wasn’t what she meant. “Maybe I don’t hear it like that, but I do appreciate the moon.”
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« Reply #5572 on: November 23, 2019, 05:40:35 AM »

Ainslie looked down at him and frowned a little at the shudder he had. She raised an eyebrow, “Something troubling you? “
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« Reply #5573 on: November 23, 2019, 12:10:15 PM »

“No, just a bit chilled,” Charles assured her with a small smile.
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« Reply #5574 on: November 23, 2019, 12:13:27 PM »

Ainslie settled back where she was and then after gazing at her moon for a long time and then breathed out what she had meant to say to Charles in the taxi, “I love you,” she told him.
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« Reply #5575 on: November 23, 2019, 12:25:16 PM »

Charles blinked at her, then smiled widely. “Can you come down a branch?” He asked.
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« Reply #5576 on: November 23, 2019, 12:29:39 PM »

“The view is better up here,” Ainslie told him but then looked down before carefully attempting to lower herself down to his branch without flashing him up her skirt. She sat down beside him and had the silliest, girliest grin on her face, brushing her hair back behind her ear, “You know it’s true.”
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« Reply #5577 on: November 23, 2019, 12:42:47 PM »

“I do know,” Charles said, reaching over for her hand. “Ainslie, I...” he paused, thinking it over for a moment. “I’m scared,” he said softly, unsure how to say those words.
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« Reply #5578 on: November 23, 2019, 12:46:00 PM »

Ainslie pulled her hand away from him and furrowed her brow. “What are you afraid of?” She thought they had an understanding. She thought he wasn’t afraid of her.
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« Reply #5579 on: November 23, 2019, 12:49:36 PM »

“Not you,” Charles said immediately. “I’ve never been afraid of you, but I am of myself. Things just...tend to go wrong for me.”
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