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The poor man's Wonder Woman

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saraide
Fluctus in simpulo excitare. For any of you who are not Cicero, that says "a storm in a teacup." That's me in a nutshell. Rough, tough, and mean. grr. Also prone to bouts of insane organization followed by longer bouts of mess.

"She was smaller than I had been expecting. Curled up like a cat in the corner of the couch, stocking feet tucked up underneath her and a book balanced on one knee. I had been expecting BIG; big smile, big voice, arms wide enough to encompass the world. The stories I'd heard hadn't prepared me for her delicate and almost childish beauty. I watched as she lightly chewed on her bottom lip and reached for her cup of tea without taking her eyes off the book in front of her; I watched her sip it with an incongruous and unselfconscious slurp before setting the cup back down and tucking a loose strand of glossy, though unremarkable, brown hair behind her ear. Then she laughed. It was a young sound. It was a giggle that built to a cluck, and it was lovely. I heard in it everything I had ever heard about her, and I realized that, while she might not be big, she was mighty." -thanks to the ever wonderful Jen3n for writing this.

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