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PostSubject: Escape the Cold [closed]   Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:04 pm

He'd thought things were starting to get better, but it turned out to be one of those nights.

He hadn't been sure how long he had been wandering around at that point. It felt strange enough walking around the school campus since he'd moved out the last of his things, and Roseburg itself was only so big, he had thought he'd only passed the same memorial place once or twice; but he might have underscored that count only... a fucking lot. There was nothing for him to do right now. Nowhere to go. Nothing to see. A few of his siblings had tried to invite him out to a little lunch on the lake, but he'd readily declined. It was stupid. He was being selfish. But that's where he'd met her. He didn't want to deal with the reminder if he could help it.

Not that he could help it anyways. Everything was seeming to remind her of him then. All the stupid junk food in the stores, he could pick out her favorites. All the games on his shelf, he had to remember which ones they'd played together, or that he'd forced her to learn. He could hardly bring himself to use his own damned gift because, well, fucking obviously.

For the third or fourth time that evening, he'd laughed at himself. He was so pathetic. On his own, with no company and a sleek glass bottle in his hand, the trek of alcohol probably clinging onto his jacket - not the most attractive sight. Retard. If Dublin saw him then, he'd never hear the end of it. But he couldn't help it. Sometimes the liquor helped him; distracted him for a bit, let him forget. It's what he felt like he really needed.

He paused for a rest outside some old abandoned shop, tired eyes watching the snow fall.

What was he supposed to do now?
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PostSubject: Re: Escape the Cold [closed]   Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:41 am

So she had graduated. By some fucking miracle, she had graduated. Finally able to escape the hells of school. Sure, she could have gone back to the government and applied for a HSE at any point, but would the Headmaster have accepted that and allowed her to apply to become an apprentice for the infirmary? It wasn't a chance she'd have wanted to mess up or even risk. She stuck out the years at Beata. With what could probably be one of the most underwhelming gifts ever, one that she very well could've been making up the whole time, she mused.

That was something she hadn't escaped from at all. The taunts and accusations that she was just a medical genius, and her 'gift' was all a ruse. That she was just a normal human who had managed to infiltrate Beata. But that wasn't the case. Her gift couldn't be represented in any way physical, minus the mismatched colors of her eyes. Yet it seemed that the infirmary had proved the legitimacy of her gift so any issues that arose could be brushed off.

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Why did that all matter now? She had survived it all.

With the winter months the athlete had decided to go out for walks rather than play tennis, considering the courts usually found themselves outdoors or the gym occupied by another sport. The abandoned part of Rosebury always got her mind jogging, to which part she had no idea. The long waves of raven hair covered her almost like a cloak in contrast to the pea coat she wore, hiding her almost to be half of a shadow in the snowfall. Or so she had thought. It only made her stick out more.

She looked at every single figure that found itself outside in the snowfall. Most of the time they were animals, too stubborn to flee for a warmer place. Perhaps that was why she only wore a small, tightly knit frown. Her gaze still cast downwards.

A laugh sliced through the air, cutting the otherwise serene snowfall that fell in a perfect rhythm. It disrupted it all. Snapping her head up, squinting eyes found their way to the figure. It was right along her path. The laugh rang familiarity, but she couldn't exactly pinpoint it. Not yet. As she walked closer the smell of booze hit and stung her nose, and she had half of the mind just to keep walking.

But that face made her stop. She would recognize it from anywhere.

"P-Preston? What the hell are you doing, it's freezing!" Well, the alcohol in his hand probably told the whole story. More concerned eyes were able to judge what the hell was going on.
"Are you doing alright..?"

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PostSubject: Re: Escape the Cold [closed]   Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:36 pm

"... what?"

Absolutely clueless and near lost in his own world, he hadn't made out the face of the young woman rushing up to him until he caught sight of her eyes. Taimi. It wasn't often that he saw her, but it was impossible to forget a face like hers. The young man sniffled through the cold, trying his damn best to out on a somewhat decent smile for her.

"Hey," he mumbled a greeting and shrugged himself up a little more. "It's not that cold, is it?" His face as flushed red and he was a tad underdressed for the weather, but the bottle sloshing around in his grasp did well enough to keep him warm.

"I'm fine - I was - er... I was just on my way home, somewhere around here..." Of course he'd never forget his way around town, or which direction the Guardians units were. Never. Aha. Ha...

"I'll be alright." Probably.
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PostSubject: Re: Escape the Cold [closed]   Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:16 pm

Yep. He was definitely drunk.

If it wasn't from the smell that radiated off of him, his tone definitely spoke miles. Rolling her eyes, she scanned over him. He wasn't at risk for hypothermia, but spend much more time sitting as he would and surely a little bit of frostbite would nip him in the ass.

Raising an eyebrow at his comment, she offered her hand out to him. "You're not going to get too far in that state, especially if you're this far away." She had gotten to know town herself. The Guardian areas were a bit of a walk, so was the Andrews house. "We can go back to my place to warm up a bit, unless you can remember where exactly your residency is?"

Moments like this she really wished her gift was teleportation.

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