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Abarak 8 The all three had dinner together. Aiden didn't recognise most of the food laid on the table. There were fruits and berries he couldn't name, meat from animals he had never seen. Recalling the dining etiquette he had been taught, he managed. Aiden's mother had rested her eyes on him, but turned them back on the stranger. "So, how is it?" She asked him, and he shrugged. He was on an edge, a thought peeked at the corner of Aiden's mind. No longer a child, not quite a man.
"The same. Pirates at the eastern sea. Dismay to the new emperor. They won't rebel. Some famine in the east end. Orcs on the fringes." Aiden didn't know what orcs were. He'
WordsmithWhy do you speak of spring
You child of wind and frost
Why of the scents of flowers
Your lungs are full of ash
Why of the softness of grass
You don't have any fingers
Why of the rays of sunlight
Your skin has never felt
Why of the singing of birds
For you are deaf as stone
Why do you speak of beauty
When you have no tongue?
HelicaseHelio and I were always sitting on the stairs, chatting about the lamina and occasionally making snide remarks about ribosomes. There wasn't much for us to do. Our job was to simply be, and let the RNA scribble down the letters on our foreheads when they came around every once in a while. Helio was a G, I was a C. It wasn't exactly fulfilling, I suppose. There wasn't much to be filled. So to pass the time, we talked.
"You ever wonder?" Helio asked.
"About...well...what's out there." Helio and I were rooted to the stairs, quite happily, but it was awkward to move in. He kind of twisted in the general direction of the closest pore. "Out in the cytoplasm."
"I haven't," I admitted. "What's there to wonder about?"
"That's exactly the thing. I have no idea." Helio sighed, gazing into the distance. "Somehow it feels like we play this huge, huge role in something important, but how can we when we don't even know what that something is? I want to be something that, that has
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