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Rose Winter - Lunchtime Love StoryRa-ta-ta-tak. Ra-ta-ta-tak. Ra-ta-ta-tak.
Rose tapped her fingers on the counter, impatiently, waiting for business to pick up. It was like this every day, but it didn't make it any less… dull. Perhaps she should relish the slow period before the lunchtime boom, but Rose needed excitement. Rose needed to feel like she was accomplishing something, however small that may be.
No sooner had this thought crossed her mind, a customer appeared.
The shabbily-dressed young man trudged in, mind clearly elsewhere. Well-worn black sneakers half dragged along the floor; faded blue-gray jeans, worn, but not deliberately torn - perhaps a size too large;
HelicaseHelio and I were always sitting on the stairs, chatting about the lamina and occasionally making snide remarks about ribosomes. There wasn't much for us to do. Our job was to simply be, and let the RNA scribble down the letters on our foreheads when they came around every once in a while. Helio was a G, I was a C. It wasn't exactly fulfilling, I suppose. There wasn't much to be filled. So to pass the time, we talked.
"You ever wonder?" Helio asked.
"About...well...what's out there." Helio and I were rooted to the stairs, quite happily, but it was awkward to move in. He kind of twisted in the general direction of the closest pore. "Out in the cytoplasm."
"I haven't," I admitted. "What's there to wonder about?"
"That's exactly the thing. I have no idea." Helio sighed, gazing into the distance. "Somehow it feels like we play this huge, huge role in something important, but how can we when we don't even know what that something is? I want to be something that, that has
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