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    I want you to taste my voice, Red, to feel my words on your tongue and swallow them down. Let them become you, and in doing so, allow a part of me into you. Allow this letter, the breath of my corporeal form, to brush past your lips and tongue, to be absorbed into the hot, pumping blood in your veins. Let it to dissolve into oxygen to fill your lungs, to permeate your alveoli and sustain you. Let it fill you, and make you full.

     

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    Letters that could have been.

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    My Dear Lychee,

    That was clever. That was too clever. It was subtle and magnificent and terrifying and evident and delighting all at once.

    Not to mention dangerous. Seriously. Be more careful.

    But you have made the mistake every genius always, always falls into--you took all the others for fools.

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    A missing chapter/letter

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    20
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    "There are thirty men buried in this hill," Red says.
    "At the same time?"
    Red nods.
    "Must have been quite a battle."

    Red and Blue talk about what to do afterwards.

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    1/1
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    25
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    But now, Red was ready. She was ready.

    She and Blue had hidden themselves at the end of the timeline, braiding together half-burned strands and Shifting the past into the future until they had created something more like an alternate dimension than a part of the known world. The Agency and Garden had tried to find them, for a while, but they couldn’t. They never stood a chance.

    The nature of this hidden dimension was the reason why, when Garden and the Agency burned each other out, destroying the fabric of reality, disintegrating time from the start of the braid down, Blue and Red could watch it all happen, every inch as it turned to dust and fell into oblivion.

    ——

    Or, after eons of living in peace, Red and Blue watch from the edge of the universe as Everything comes to a close.

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    English
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    18
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    Some angels - or agents - don't so much Fall as Saunter Vaguely Downthread.

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    773
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    41
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    A morning, a letter from a beloved gone to take care of a matter of some importance, and dogs to be walked.

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    732
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    1/1
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    1
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    7
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    28
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    5
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    110
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    Ars cantus mensurabilis - the art of measured song

    or

    A playlist constructed over time

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    English
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    4,825
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    1/1
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    1
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    and our glorious crystal future shines so bright I gotta wear shades, as the prophets say

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    6
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    44
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    8
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    345
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    Red and Blue, a millennia or so after they desert the Time War.

    Or: Red and Blue adopt a cat.

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    2,674
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    1/1
    Comments:
    10
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    56
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    7
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    It’s always been her, within her. The hunger, the longing─ was always for her. Blue was always meant to find her and to send the first letter.

    It’s not done yet.

    For once uncertain of the future, Blue takes another step and slips away through time. She travels towards the one thing that no change of times could ever erase, the constant pull that can draw her in even millennia apart.

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    a missing scene and an epilogue

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    English
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    1/1
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    14
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    66
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    The rest of the words I hold in my heart I wish to whisper into your ears with my own voice, mark into your skin with my fingers, let you read in the staccato of my breath.

    I’m tired of waiting. So be prepared, my kingfisher; I’ve found a time and place to cross our paths.

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    67
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    10
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    549
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    A William Carlos Williams past-iche involving chicken wings and time travel.

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    English
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    42
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    1/1
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    1
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    15
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    Red and Blue escape the hold of their organisations and start to build a life together.

    The following are scattered moments from their lives.

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    English
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    1/1
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    39
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    6
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    255
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    In order to keep Red, she could not have her now. It’s like telling her not to eat while holding honeycomb to her lips.

    Blue doesn't die. Time is fluid, and there are two shadows haunting the braid.

    Language:
    English
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    3,323
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    1/1
    Comments:
    15
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    80
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    16
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    350
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    This is the way the war ends / This is the way the war ends
    This is the way the war ends / Tucked in the seed of a letter.

    Language:
    English
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    1/1
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    3
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    12
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    2
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    118
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    Garden Enterprises and the Agency are competing companies. Red and Blue are loyal employees... with the exception of an occasional Morse-coded pencil.

    Language:
    English
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    1,172
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
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    16
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    60
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    9
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    248
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    As Red & Blue continue their war to make their future possible, they receive an unlooked for surprise.

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    English
    Words:
    897
    Chapters:
    1/1
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    19
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    3
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    175
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    After so many letters, how to speak?

    Language:
    English
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    750
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
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    10
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    83
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    10
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    414
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    A Time War twist on "Burn"... in which Blue eats a plant down to its roots.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    289
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    1
    Kudos:
    13
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    84

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