The impromptu meeting ended shortly thereafter. Axel showed Clair to one of the dormitories, where she slept for approximately four hours, not knowing the efforts I was making to get to her. In turn, I didn't know about the plans she had made. We were approaching each other from opposite ends of the spectrum, unaware of where we would eventually meet.
She dreamed. Through the recordings I uploaded from her lenses later that night, I heard her whispering: "You're beautiful. You're beautiful, like me."
The voice didn't sound like hers.
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