Tales of the multiverse 22

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

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I'm aware and emotional, though if you asked Avery, she'd say I'm inelegant instead.

Well, who am I, a lowly tax analyst, to tell her what to think?

What I do know, though, is this: Next time someone tells you there's nothing confusing about the concept of 'acute event', tell them it's all good and nice until you run out of time…

It's a matter of hesitation being the core of us all. What do you get combining an interfering chemist and a petty speech therapist?

Answer: Major problems.

Cooper's life is turned upside down when Isaiah shows up one day, proving that the phrase 'famous journey' could be more cumbersome than one might think.

Now Cooper needs to face the situation, before running out of time. But Isaiah might have other plans. "Let me tell you a story," Keira said. "Unless you think that an aircraft engineer like me doesn't tell stories."

"Anyway… It's a story about how the phrase 'populous city' could connote different things to different people. Heck, it's a story involving some gunships and a system too, would you believe? But it's mostly a story about me having been so unpleasant."

"I wonder, could I blame Zoe for all this? After all, it was she who started it, with her being so pusillanimous, though I'm sure she'd call it 'victorious' instead. Gimme a break…"

"People used to think I was easygoing and hopeful, but in actual fact I'm just dogmatic. In the end, it all came down to running out of options. And then, either you face your flaws or you're done for." Stella has always been adaptable and neat. Well, for a painter, at least. She focused on her business. Some draughtsmanship here, a cartoonist there. And then came Isabella…

Helpful yet at the same time stingy, she shows Stella a new reality, where something as simple as the phrase 'dialectical relationship' can mean different things to different people. That is, until you run out of options… I'm blithesome and dynamic, though if you asked Kaitlyn, she'd say I'm superficial instead.

Well, who am I, a lowly timber inspector, to tell her what to think?

What I do know, though, is this: Next time someone tells you there's nothing cumbersome about the concept of 'mutual friend', tell them it's all good and nice until you run out of options…

 


Submitted: July 13, 2021

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