WorldBent

What Bends Must Break.
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Astra

Well, I don't really know too much about it, if I'm being honest... These were actually just iron bands originally. Dad chiseled in the symbol to make them less plain, though I don't know where he got it from... Why I had plain iron bands as jewelry in the first place is a story in itself.

Sol

Hey, there's nothing wrong with a little bit of good ol' iron. Maybe he was just trying to keep your diet healthy!

Astra

I don't see what that has to do with- Oh. Ohhhhh, my god that was SUCH an awful joke.

Sol

H-huh? Did you not like it? Jeeze, I'm sorry, I-

Astra

HAhaha, Oh my god, don't apologize! That only makes it funnier! *snort*, haha, that was literally the worst joke I've heard in my entire life! I love it!

Sol

Oh, uhh... Cool! People like bad jokes, noted. I'll save that one for later.

Astra

Haha... Y'know, as awkward as it was for a while there, maybe sitting down and chatting was the right call. Sometimes I just get so far lost in my own head that I can't find my way out... But I feel a lot better now. So, err... Thanks.

Sol

Mhm! No problem! I'm... actually surprised it worked out as well as it did, to be honest!

Astra

You know, I... If I'm being honest, I didn't just decide to let you stay on a whim. I agreed with what you said. For some reason, that really DID feel like the right thing to do. Almost like... Like...

Sol

...Sorta like deja-vu?

Astra

Exactly! Just like Deja-Vu, yeah.

Sol

Y'know, it’s funny you mention that! I’ve been getting that same exact same feeling ever since I met Kale earlier. Actually, earlier than that, even... There's so much muddled information in my head, like some great big puzzle. I just don't know how it fits together... Maybe it all has to do with-