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    Henry gently touched my arm and said very softly:
    “I can’t help it. I keep thinking about those weeks we lived together. You were so close. We could have…”

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    When Francis invites Richard to visit him in Boston, Richard goes without a second thought. Once he's in the same place as Francis again, he realizes how much he missed his friend. And even if they don't get along perfectly, their friendship starts to develop into something more.

    Set during the epilogue, after Sophie breaks up with Richard but before he receives Francis's suicide note, on the premise of "What if Richard came back to the East Coast before Francis was forced to marry Priscilla?"

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    Judy is strangely fascinated with Camilla Macaulay, even if she did throw her beer on Camilla that one time.

    What she didn't expect was for Camilla to look back, one day.

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    "Why did you kiss me, that day?"

    Henry blinked once, then twice, but I knew he knew exactly what I was referring to. Then, to my surprise, he sent me a pitying look, but it was also of amusement, as if I had asked the simplest of things–if dinosaurs still existed, or who Homer was. As if he couldn't quite believe yet that I was questioning such. I braced myself.

    "Because I wanted to."

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    “Mom, I need to tell you something. Sophie’s not my girlfriend. I am sorry.”

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    Mr. Hobart went on polishing something and brought me back into the workshop:
    “So, Francis and you live together now, I hear?”
    “We are roommates, yes.” I was suddenly embarrassed and stopped caressing the chair.
    “Roommates. I see.”
    His dark eyes gleamed in the dusty twilight. I felt my cheeks turn hot.
    “It’s good for Francis to have a – roommate at last. Seems to suit him very well. He looks much better than last summer.”

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    So; I spent my nights with my fingers entwined in Francis' hair as he slept soundly in my arms, recalling of every instance wherein Henry Winter had seemed to be my scholar, my savior, the stoic genius who stole my mind and planned my downfall with meticulous ease.

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    my father never loved me and i'm not sure if you do, either

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    Julian Morrow was always supposed to be a somebody, and it’s not until his third summer in Rome, twenty-four and tan and smoking cigarettes on his balcony, that he realises that he was born a somebody, and there is nothing his father can do about it, either.

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    Kara Danvers attends a prestigious university where she feels she doesn't fit in until a chance encounter with a fellow student, Lena Luthor, changes her life irrevocably leading them both spiraling into a dark and complex web of self discovery, lies, secrets, and murder.

    Loosely inspired by Donna Tart's "The Secret History"

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    2/?
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    "Call me Olivia, dear. You give that bad boy a kiss for me and tell him to call me on Sunday."

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    I'd probably still adore you with your hands around my neck. — Richard/Henry.

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    1
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    “Wait – did I miss anything? When did we start kissing? Did we – I mean, what happened last night?”
    “Nothing happened. Your innocence is still intact”, he chuckled. “I just like to kiss in the morning.”

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    The boy who answered to the name of "Bunny" was beginning to raise certain feelings in Henry Winter's stone cold heart. (This story is told through diary entries written by H. Winter).

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    Unseen of the others, I noticed an intense glance between Henry and Camilla across the table. The light from the ceiling made Camilla’s hair shine like gold. Her gray eyes rested calmly on Henry. When I looked at him quickly, I saw a strange glow in his eyes, and I suddenly knew: he had seen Camilla in this state. He had brought her there. I swallowed.

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    Francis finds every excuse to stop by the Macaulay's apartment; always hoping he'll catch his favorite twin alone with lowered inhibitions. This morning he just happens to get that lucky.

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    Everybody is having dinner at the twins' place. Camilla has period cramps and is trying to hide it. Richard notices and makes the others notice, too. Mild hurt/comfort (as well as a short lecture from Henry about periods during Ancient times) ensues.

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    The sun had wandered a bit, drawing it’s golden fingers on the old, shimmering floor now. The roses from roomservice she collected in a glass on the nightstand were witnesses of their lovemaking, and she didn’t know if she could ever get herself to throw them away.

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    Camilla slid between us. Only moments before, the three of us had been entangled in a warm, pleasant and promising embrace. Now we sat rigid and upright, eyes wide open and clothes askew, and stared at Bunny like at Charon himself.

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    Sometimes, I couldn’t suppress the thought that we two alone would manage to get out of the whole story relatively undamaged as we moved on fairly quickly after the unfortunate incidents. We didn’t dwell on it, we rarely even talked about it in that first time of blissful erotic explorations. Of course, there was the occasional nightmare both of us had to endure. But it sure helped to not be alone when waking up from one of those.

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