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  1. Astronaut Dale Gardner holds up For Sale sign after EVA.

    It's about 150 words because I never figured out a plot ;) And it turns out I have a second one also that's just one sentence. Clearly my brain still needs to figure out how to process the fact that Victor Hugo wrote a Classical Hero and his Foil and then wrote a three paragraph long ship manifesto.

    It would be pleasant to think that nature can provide such pure opposites, to believe that humans can be as polar as magnets. Humans attract and repel each other, but so rarely can one find a human with a match of such negativity. Where one has beauty, the other ugliness. Where one has conviction, the other lacks it. Where one strives, the other fails. Such circumstances might occur in nature, I will allow you, but they are more likely to be made of human meddling.

    It was such for the case of Enjolras and Grantaire.

    When young Monsieur Enjolras set out for Paris, he took with him an old diary. In it, he had written of his doubts, his fears, and his concerns. He had come to conclusions, later, but those were in his new diary, with his new purpose and his new certainty.

    But, uh, yeah, no plot. Maybe if I made Grantaire into Tom Riddle, then I'd get a plot, except Grantaire's not evil. He doesn't have the patience for being an evil mastermind. He'd get bored in the middle and try to steal the moon -- okay, maybe a Despicable Me fusion would work, except I suspect someone's already written that.
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