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Isabella Amariah ⍋ "Amariah" ([personal profile] dark_light) wrote2013-01-31 05:48 pm

distance is immaterial with cloudpine under you

A few days later, Kas and Petaal disappear.

Isabella decides that they're probably going to Nunavut. She doesn't worry about them.

(She thinks about them, sometimes. That feeling clinging to the back of her neck doesn't go away.)
truthwright: (⑴ my troubles  will be few)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:01 am (UTC)(link)
After about three months, she gets a lovely postcard from Quebec City.

It says:
Cloud-pine worked! So much crashing. So much fun.

♥ K&P
truthwright: (⑷ sweet sweet thing)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:09 am (UTC)(link)
The next one is from Las Vegas, a month later.

Pretty sure you'd hate it here.

K&P ♥♥♥
truthwright: (⑶ anticipatin' fun)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:23 am (UTC)(link)
San Francisco. Miss you! K&P

Seattle. Miss your tummy rubs! ♥ P&K

Missoula, Montana. Tiny museum full of dead things here! Fun!

Sevierville, Tennessee. Did you know there's a museum for knives? There's a museum for knives and it's awesome.

The postcards are coming closer and closer together.
truthwright: (⑸ got no innocence)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:30 am (UTC)(link)
A long silence (three weeks instead of the lately-usual one-ish), then a postcard from Paris.

I know something you don't knoooooooooow
truthwright: (⑻ who i really am)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:35 am (UTC)(link)
That is okay, because three days after that, Kas knocks on her door.
truthwright: (⑵ talk about cut of meat)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:37 am (UTC)(link)
"Hi!"

He hugs back. Petaal is being a horse, and does not join in the hugging.

"Alethiometers talk to themselves—did you know that?"
truthwright: (⑸ got no innocence)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:46 am (UTC)(link)
"It said I'm legally dead and some French girl's brother is fucking her boyfriend and the atomic weight of cobalt is about fifty-nine and some other guy has a teenage daughter he doesn't know about and my sweetie's never going to settle," he says. "There was more stuff but I forgot a lot of it."
truthwright: (⑴ my troubles  will be few)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:51 am (UTC)(link)
"Nope! I know it's supposed to be hard and stuff, but it just makes sense."
truthwright: (⑶ anticipatin' fun)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:53 am (UTC)(link)
"Why, am I not allowed?"
truthwright: (⑹ of all that you could see)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 02:55 am (UTC)(link)
"Well," he says, "boo."
truthwright: (⑸ got no innocence)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 03:06 am (UTC)(link)
"Well, not all the time," he says. "But it's pretty fun."
truthwright: (⑵ talk about cut of meat)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 03:09 am (UTC)(link)
"You have a spell for that?" he laughs.
truthwright: (⑻ who i really am)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 01:03 pm (UTC)(link)
Kas follows her; Petaal bounds after him as a Yorkshire terrier.
truthwright: (⑸ got no innocence)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:15 pm (UTC)(link)
It is fascinating, and also adorable.
truthwright: (⑴ my troubles  will be few)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:20 pm (UTC)(link)
Shortly after Path flutters away again, Petaal becomes a tiny, brightly coloured dragon and chases after him to give him kisses.
truthwright: (⑵ talk about cut of meat)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:25 pm (UTC)(link)
Kas hugs himself and awwwws and watches Isabella write.
truthwright: (⑸ got no innocence)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:27 pm (UTC)(link)
"Okay," says Kas. "Will your teacher mind if I stick around for a while again?"
truthwright: (⑷ sweet sweet thing)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:33 pm (UTC)(link)
"This is our third," Kas admits.

"I'm really good at it now, though!" says Petaal.
truthwright: (⑶ anticipatin' fun)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:42 pm (UTC)(link)
Petaal nuzzles Path right back, then lands on Kas's shoulder and turns into a king cobra.
truthwright: (⑽ something inexpressible)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:50 pm (UTC)(link)
Kas decides to go see how the attic is doing. He opens the door.





"...Uh..."
truthwright: (⑴ my troubles  will be few)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:52 pm (UTC)(link)
"That is not the hallway," Kas agrees. "That is a bar. Wanna go check it out?"
truthwright: (⑵ talk about cut of meat)

[personal profile] truthwright 2013-02-01 05:57 pm (UTC)(link)
"I have no idea!" says Kas. "But I wanna find out!"