(Very) long time coming

7,200 years is a long time (for the uninitiated that is). Why now? And why her? “Why not her?”, an objective observer would say. It’s not as if it were waiting for her; more like the inevitable iteration of a fractal, set in motion eons ago.

And not fate either; by now they both knew that was an outdated concept. They already had the math to prove that. Still, why her?

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