The New You (17/22)
An alumnus of both Ficlets.com and Ficly.com. Who, for some weird reason, is starting his time here with an abundance of cannibalism-themes stories. O.o
I start thinking. Video game names are cliche, for the most part, appropriate though it may be. And, as much as it may fit the situation, sci-fi and fantasy names are also out. It just bugs me when people name their kids after movie characters.
We sit in silence. I know she's waiting on me. I look up, gazing into her beautiful blue eyes, and something comes to me.
"When I was in high school," I begin, "there was a girl in one class. We became pretty good friends. Her name was Aoiyuri. She said it means 'aqua blue lily', which is what I think of when I look into your eyes."
She smiles, and closes her eyes. "I like it. I suppose I should get my identity in order, then."
"You can do that?" It's a stupid question. I know as soon as I say it.
Her eyes open. "Already done. I already had things in place. I just needed the finishing touches."
"And, while I was at it, I noticed something." She frowns. "You might want to check your Facebook. Mari posted something."
Oh, that sounds promising.
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