Daily Archives: December 6, 2021

Charlie

“We died on that line,” spoke White Mage, rid of cursed blue and red. Now only purity. “That’s why we can go back and forth back and forth, not worrying about time.”

“Or space,” she dutifully finished, applying the last of her makeup.

But in truth she wasn’t ready to commit to death. She felt this could be an anomaly, a once in a lifetime opportunity. After all, the red still applied to her lips, the blue to her eyelids. They were still *fixed* in ways. She turned. “Pucker up, white boy.” If the red transferred to him, then (this world) might be real.

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later; downstairs:

She *thinks* it worked. She had fun trying anyway. She crossed her legs, prepared for whatever. “Turn around again, *Brend*. Let’s see.”

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“You’re not red and blue any more, Brend. You’re white.”

“Just like you,” he acknowledged. “We work in tandem. Together.”

“I… don’t think we made it…”

“… past the creatures, yeah. Critters,” he redefined.

“Yet. Here we are.”

“Thought to be Critter Sea,” he returned. “But instead: Crisp. Crisp Sea.”

“Crisp… Sea,” she repeated, more crisply on the Crisp.

“But we definitely didn’t make it.”

“Nah,” she followed quickly and moved into position 06 in the sequence, unable to look at it any longer.

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