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    Peter smiles as he sees her, that lazy half-smile that made her heart race when she was sixteen.

    It’s too late to run now, her mind helpfully supplies, though she made a real habit of it in her teens. Twenty-something Lara Jean Song Covey is a grown ass woman who doesn’t run when she sees an ex she never quite got over, who still fucks her up with a look across a crowded room.

    No. Twenty-something Lara Jean Song Covey puts her chin up and walks straight into the fray.

    (Twenty-something Lara Jean Song Covey also stops a waiter on the way to the fray and gets a giant glass of chardonnay because she’s not getting through this night sober.)

    (Twenty-something Lara Jean Song Covey is a realist.)

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    08 Oct 2019

  3. Public Bookmark 46

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    "Let me get this straight. You need somebody to stick their thumb in your cherry pie, and you want me to do the honors?"

    Culebras are drawn to Kate because they can smell the innocence on her. There's an easy enough fix for that—or there should be, anyway. Turns out there's more to purity than never getting past first base.

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    03 Oct 2019

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    27 Sep 2019

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    It's a strange term, Napoleon thinks. Jolie laide. "Pretty-ugly". A self-contradiction, banal words elevated in American ears by the exoticism of French. He's never understood why it's applied to girls with strong jawlines and sharp features. "Vogue girls". He's always thought it much more fitting for those with frayed and damaged edges on the inside. For those with tangled snarls of history but hope for the future.

    Maybe all three of them are jolie laide. In their own ways.

    (Or, the fashion AU which was supposed to be short but sprouted wings and flew away from me, featuring photographer Illya, model Gaby, and Napoleon, who brings everyone together.)

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