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Isabella Mariel Swan Ψ "Aether" ([personal profile] subtly_artistic) wrote2013-05-30 03:05 pm

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In what has become a common occurrence, Bella and Celo are hanging out in the hall kitchen, eating something Celo has baked (today: blueberry handpies).

"How's the squinting coming along?" Bella asks, after she has finished her first and is contemplating a second.
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:18 pm (UTC)(link)
"It's going fine," he says. "It's pretty much just staying in the habit of not looking too close, now. And it's actually kind of interesting, looking at this stuff just for what it's like and not for what it means."
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:19 pm (UTC)(link)
"That's a pretty good way to put it," he says, "yeah."
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:22 pm (UTC)(link)
"Yeah," he says. "How about you, anything cool going on in your life?"
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:23 pm (UTC)(link)
"I'll do it," Celo says cheerfully. "I fucked 'em up once, I can do it again."
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:27 pm (UTC)(link)
"I have no idea what your parents are like but I can't imagine that as anything other than hilarious," he says. "'Hi, this is Celo, my nymph buddy, I promise we haven't fucked'? Unless we get around to it in the next few years, I guess. Or would they even care? I'm kind of hazy on parents."
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:29 pm (UTC)(link)
He snorts. "In a 'congratulations' way or in a 'going to knife me' way?"
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:31 pm (UTC)(link)
Celo giggles. "Okay, so what would he do?"
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:34 pm (UTC)(link)
"Yeah," says Celo, "funny thing, everybody's pretty sure I can't actually get anyone pregnant, but I carry rings anyway." He grins. "And I'm already nice to you. If we had sex I wouldn't suddenly stop."
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:45 pm (UTC)(link)
"How should I know?" he shrugs. "I just put stuff away, and then," a foil-wrapped ring appears between his fingers, "take it out again." He flips the ring back and forth a few times and disappears it back to wherever it came from. "It's great. There's nothing more fun than using sleight of hand to make it look like you're pulling something out of thin air when you're actually pulling it out of thin air."
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:50 pm (UTC)(link)
"Just a nymph thing," he confirms.
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[personal profile] pythbox 2013-05-30 10:54 pm (UTC)(link)
"You could still learn the sleight of hand, though!" he says, grinning.

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