Thanks to Alby Mangroves for the pre-read.
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The Twilight Twenty-Five
Prompt: #14 - Quixotic
Pen name: mothlights
Characters: Gianna & Corin
"It's gorgeous." I drop beside Corin and kiss him. "Where did you get it?"
"Does it remind you of anything?" he asks. There's always a hidden meaning behind his gifts. He's too clever for me, but I hope he never finds out.
The pendant spins, a radiant blue and green sphere.
"It looks like Earth."
"It's from Earth. It's nephrite."
"But Earth's been gone forever."
"I found it at a bazaar, and it reminded me of when we met." He winks. "Our love outlives the planets, baby."
"You did not just say that."
"Oh, but I did," he says. "C'mere."
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