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End Of The World, Take II Ch. 5Persia, Atlantis, and Lone Star sit together on the subway leading away from the World Conference Building, talking over the results of the meeting.
"Why didn't anyone tell me about this?" asks Atlantis.
"We figured you already knew," explains Persia, a hint of sarcasm creeping into his voice.
"Remind me not to assume anything about your intelligence in the future," snarks Lone Star. The comment earns her a glare from Persia, but goes completely over the head of Atlantis, who is still talking, half to herself.
"It can't be true... can it? It's just too awful. I can't believe it. I can't!"
"Believe it, lady," says Lone Star. "You know me- most stuff doesn't faze me-"
This is nothing but lying bravado; Lone Star goes to pieces at the drop of a hat and the other two know it, but they nod and go "Mhm" and "Yeah, Star?" (Atlantis is the only one who can get away with calling her Star. She tried Patrick Star once, and was rewarded painfully for it.)
"Anyway, most stuff doesn't faze me, but t
End Of The World, Take II Ch.4“I can’t believe I said that,” moans Sealand, hiding his face with a hand.
“Don’t blame yourself, Sealand,” says Lichtenstein. “You were young, and in a bad mood, and you couldn’t have known. I remember that, actually- you never told me why you were so upset.”
“Right,” continues Sealand, wiping away his tears. “In that case, it was a pretty bad idea. They didn’t have enough warning time, the technology wasn’t there. By the time of the disaster, China’s plan had unfortunately been long forgotten.”
“But things are different now. I’m not asking any of you to do anything you’re not prepared to do, but… think it over, okay?”
Songhai raises his hand. “Hey, Sealand? How would we decide who gets to go? Are we going to charge lots of money to get on, or something?”
“That’s horrible! Wh
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