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Minor Characters ([personal profile] alicornucopia) wrote in [community profile] alicornutopia2015-08-07 12:03 pm

give it all you got, go

At a booth in Milliways sits a woman in her thirties, stirring a cup of tea, watching the stars explode. There is a fat boring-looking lawbook under her elbow, and a barcode across the back of her right hand.

Mark (with kappa)

Ruth (with Maggie)
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:28 am (UTC)(link)
A brunette in an oddly-styled yellow-and-green blouse and skirt comes in.

She notices the woman and decides to approach obviously enough that if she has any interest in being bothered she can initiate conversation; if she doesn't she won't have to choose between being interrupted and being rude.
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:31 am (UTC)(link)
"Hello," she says. "What are you reading?"
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:35 am (UTC)(link)
"Oh, is cloning very common in your world? Most people prefer to have kids the old-fashioned way where I'm from."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:41 am (UTC)(link)
"Um. Would it be rude to ask why you have a barcode tattooed on your hand?"
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:44 am (UTC)(link)
"...Oh. Fuck, I'm sorry. Do you--you probably don't want a hug from a stranger."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:46 am (UTC)(link)
"I, um. I should have known better. My parents and brother...having a tattoo with a number like that is, um, not a good sign."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 01:52 am (UTC)(link)
"...Is this a common thing? Are there not, like, laws against cloning yourself just for organ transplants."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 02:01 am (UTC)(link)
The book briefly becomes heavier, before returning to its normal weight. Green-and-yellow girl's hand is forming a white-knuckled fist, and her jaw is clenched.
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 02:03 am (UTC)(link)
"Sorry, sorry, fuck, I haven't lost control like that in years."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 02:06 am (UTC)(link)
"Gravity. I do gravity. It's a thing in my world, people having powers, my brother and one of his daughters do magnetism."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-11-04 02:08 am (UTC)(link)
"I...alter the universal gravitational constant of two objects with respect to one another."

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