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A/N: Written for Picnic Prose Prize at Koffee Klub.
Thank you to Jade East for the beta.
I've never told her. Even now I can't. This might be the last chance, and I still can't say the words. She knows, though, she has to know. A thousand times before I've willed her to know, but never before have I needed it more.
She reaches for my hand. I know she feels the same. I can see that she's frightened. She's the bravest person I've ever known, and she's proving it again, facing something like this. What do you say when the keeper of your very soul heads off into unspeakable danger? We leave it unspoken. We must.
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