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This snippet is from Emmily, Unbound,
an SFR story about Emmily, a 40-something woman, and Gen Rael, an alien
who crash-landed on Earth and took her hostage until his rescue
Their fiery beginnings together have taken a turn. They're on the back
porch together. Emmily and Gen Rael are discussing falling in love.
Last week ended with this:
Then, as if a switch has been flipped, he lowers his hand. His tone is light when he says, “At the end of my search for my best friend.”
I’m stuck on all that blessing business. ‘She is a blessing’. Is. Present tense. Like now? Does he mean now? Sounds like he’s already in love but she doesn’t know it yet. He already has someone in mind…
I don’t have to wonder why that fills me with a hollow ache, even worse, like someone is squeezing my heart.
A little more if you're interested.
No. I’m way overthinking
this. Even Mr. Perfect-English-As-A-Second-Language occasionally makes a mistake with verb-tense. I’ve probably just not caught one before today. I mean, he mentioned at the end of his search for her. He’s still looking…
Is she overthinking it? Or is Rael already promised to someone else? Thanks for visiting! Have a good week!