Martisset said, “What I see is … you, different from me, and no, I never forgot that, because they never let me forget it. But you were in love with flight, and you were fierce, single-minded. I used to watch you in the flight class…”
“And at the edge of the dancing-circle.”
“It took me a while to realize that the two of you were the same person. I mean, I admired you there too… and I already knew some of those songs. My father had recordings he used to listen to while he was working.”
“Those are Sarronny work-songs,” Jehen said. “If the date’s right, I think we were dancing organic and biochemistry.”
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