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Title: Restoring Balance
: Tsukino Usagi, Luna, Mizuno Ami, Aino Minako, Hino Rei, Chiba Mamoru, Kino Makoto, Tomoe Hotaru, Meioh Setsuna, Tenoh Haruka, Kaioh Michiru, Artemis, Willow and Heather Gale, Grace Fables, and Analee Michels
: mentions of Usagi/Mamoru, Usagi/Ami
: M
: epilogue
Words for the piece:
: AU, shojo-ai, violence, swearing, OCs, and the standard whatever else this demented author thinks up.
: Usagi wanted Mamoru more than anything, but he left to stay in the US. Usagi wasn't going to give up that easily and was going to prove that she was right for Mamoru. Yet, while her plan doesn't work the way she wanted, she gets dragged into a fight with four mysterious new senshi and has to learn that some things are more important and so are some people.
: This started out as a what if Mamoru stayed in the US after Stars and Usagi became determined to impress him by doing well in school fic. It then morphed into this one with some senshi I created years ago. So, we'll see how the ride goes.

English: "…"
Japanese: ~…~
Thoughts (no matter the language): '…'


Ami and Usagi got off of the plane that had taken them back to Tokyo. They were glad to be home after their year in the US. They had enjoyed a quieter year after the defeat of that still unknown man. However, that didn't change how nice it was for them to be in their home country. They walked through the airport and towards Baggage Claim. They were ready to get back to their lives in Japan. Usagi stopped walking for a moment. Ami stopped and looked at her. Usagi smiled and took a step forward. She kissed Ami. Ami kissed her back. She was glad that Usagi was staying near her. The two began to walk again.

Ami took Usagi's hand and squeezed it. ~I'm glad that we're back in Japan.~ Usagi nodded as well. She was also glad about that. They were more comfortable in their home country. They continued walking towards baggage claim, though they did have to stop at Customs first.

They exited into Baggage Claim and saw that both Haruka and Michiru were waiting for them. The two were at the baggage terminal that they had to go to. Usagi smiled at the sight of them. She walked forward and pulled Ami with her. Ami let Usagi do that. She knew that the girl was glad to see the only two people that wouldn't be surprised at how they were acting towards each other.

Usagi stopped in front of them. ~I'm so glad to see you two. It's been a few months.~ She had a smile on her face.

Michiru smiled back. ~It's always nice to have someone waiting for you. It's even better when it's someone that knows what's going on.~ Usagi nodded. She was never going to be ashamed of how things had turned out while they were away. That was never a question. She was only waiting for the others to find out. She knew that it would be a bit startling for them. This wasn't something that they would have expected.

Usagi looked at the terminal and saw that their baggage was there. ~Yes, it's nice that you're the ones to pick us up. I'm also glad that we were able to finish the year off peacefully. We'll now be able to get back to our regular lives in Japan.~ Ami nodded in agreement.

Ami saw her suitcase and got it. ~The other girls are living the quiet life that they wanted. I don't think that they even know what happened. I think that their memories are sealed away.~ Usagi nodded in agreement.

Haruka made a noise as she helped Usagi get her own suitcase. The four then walked off. Ami and Usagi were taking a moment to relax. After all, they were back where they had wanted to be. The group reached Haruka's car and she got the suitcases into the trunk. Usagi looked around at all of the people that were heading to where they needed to go. It was nice to see life go on as if nothing had ever changed.

They got into the car and Haruka began to drive. They were all silent as the car travelled the roads. Ami took in the sight of Tokyo as they sat in the car. Usagi reached out and took Ami's hand. ~We're home now.~ She then leaned in and kissed the blue haired girl. Haruka and Michiru smiled as the two pulled away from each other. They had smiles on their faces. Ami and Usagi were glad to have each other, which was the best thing in the world.

A/N: Well, this is the end of Restoring Balance. Hope you all enjoyed. Later.