"Future Nostalgia" drabbles by Spector

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Future Nostalgia #5

He put a hand on the vessel, the low hum of the engine sending vibrations down his spine. "Are we really doing this?"

She looked at him, grinning with anticipation. "There's nothing for us here." She put her hand next to his. "Besides. We've always wanted to go on a trip together."

"I just didn't expect the trip to be us hurtling into space on the ship you spent your teenage years building instead of having a life, on the run from the government, 's all," he replied. "But fuck it, right?" He looked at her and grinned back. "Shotgun."

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Future Nostalgia #1

He was reserved, content to live his life without doing anything particularly noticeable.

She wanted to turn the world upside down.

"I can't figure you out," he told her. "I don't understand why you're so desperate for revolution."

"I can't figure you out," she retorted. "How can you sit there when there's so much wrong with the world?"

He shrugged. "You can't change something that doesn't want to be changed. The king is stubborn and set in his ways. Just let the old man die. Then we'll talk."

Those words rang through her head as she slit the king's throat.