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Discussion in 'Starlight Observation Station' started by PixelatedGlory, Nov 15, 2018.

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    Kir smiled at Lily and tapped a small screen on the edge of a table to view their bill. It wasn't all that expensive and he tapped a small chip to a portion of the screen to pay it.

    "We do not mind teaching you a few basic cooking procedures. In fact we could do that and then we could make lasagna or another dish together. That might be fun for both of us," Kir offered, adjusting his answer nearly seamlessly as the idea shifted in their mind. They didn't mind if she just wanted to watch of course, but if she wanted to learn it wasn't a bad opportunity.

    Mir gladly draped her arm around Lily as she scooted closer, enjoying the comfort that being close to the girl gave them. She leaned her own head towards Lily a little as she looked over. "When you're ready to leave we could walk more in the market or visit the Corona. It's the major hub of entertainment here," Mir explained quietly, not feeling the need to speak loudly since they were so close. She pulled out her phone to show Lily an interactive map of the station, quickly flicking through it to indicate a few of the places she was referring to on the map.


    They didn't mind relaxing there with Lily a little further either, they just knew there were so many interesting sights to see. Not to mention the attendant would likely ask them to leave if they stayed too long without ordering anything else. Efficiency and relatively rapid turnover of customers was what this particular establishment thrived on. Politeness was observed only to a certain point.

     
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    Liliana nodded thoughtfully and finally smiled at Kir’s suggestion to teach her while they made a lasagna. It sounded like a good idea, in theory. Though, she wasn’t too sure if maybe it wasn’t too advanced, but then again, she had no real idea how to cook either so she couldn’t really comment one way or the other. Instead, Lily just decided to agree, trust that KirMir knew what they were doing, and see what happened.

    Looking up from Mir’s cell phone when she had finished showing Lily the map, the different locations, pictures and info about each location, and finally where they were now. All of which had left her a little mind boggled and just somewhat unsure of what to actually do next, simply because there was so much one could do.

    Besides that, the space station was enormous. Lily hadn’t actually considered how large it really was until Mir had shown her the map and the station’s different locations. Smiling at her then, Liliana met Mir's warm gaze and said, “There so much to see, maybe we could come back another time to see the Corona?”

    “And maybe we could just visit the rest of the market today?” Lily suggested reasonably as she glanced across the table at Kir questioningly.
     
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    At the end of the day KirMir were not sure exactly how best to go about teaching Lily how to cook so they just figured at least as a group effort they might end up with dinner. Worse case scenario they'd just order food in after the attempt.

    After showing the map to Lily, Mir wasn't sure what to expect. They knew there were many points of interest on the station, enough that the maps had all kinds of sorting and navigation aids just to help people get where they wanted to go. They struggled to think about it like Lily would be until they recalled how it felt the first time they were allowed out of quarantine and into the station proper. Even being led around by academy employees they felt lost.

    "We can come back any other time that we both have the time available. There is no rush at all," comforted Mir as she squeezed her arm a little tighter around Lily for a second. "We don't want you to be overwhelmed and not want to come back up here." As much as being up on the station where they were the most likely to be recognized if people were looking for them, they did still feel a connection to the artificial construction and life within a space station.

    Kir turned his gaze away from looking at where the robots were moving and customers were coming and going to focus on Lily. He smiled and nodded, "Of course, we can stay within this market for today. And when you've seen enough we will escort you back to where you wish to go after we leave the market." They didn't know what her plans were for that day other than visiting the station with them.

    "We should vacate the table though if you are ready. The attendants will likely begin trying to make us decide to leave soon anyway if we don't order more," Mir mentioned as she moved to stand up and offer her hand to Lily to both help her up out of the booth and also... probably to keep holding hands or something. They weren't entirely sure.

     
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    And comforted Lily was. She found KirMir’s calm yet reassuring nature comforting, and leaned into Mir easily when she hugged Liliana and let her know that they could, indeed, come back another day to see the rest of the space station.

    “Of course, let’s go. I am ready to see the rest of the market, or whatever you’d like to show me,” Lily said as she gladly accepted Mir’s hand, agreeing wholeheartedly with them that they should probably get going soon before the robots asked them to politely leave the restaurant. It obviously wasn’t a place where one could casually hang out and chitchat after eating.

    "Where would you like to go now?" Liliana asked Kir as she walked beside Mir comfortably holding her hand still as they headed back out into the bustling market area of the space station.
     
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    Mir held Lily's hand as KirMir led the way back out into the hustle and bustle of the market. Kir paused for a moment just before exiting the restaurant to glance both directions. Making sure nothing struck him as unusual or dangerous before they proceeded.

    "We can walk through the fabric section of the market. It's in this direction," he answered and pointed up in a direction they had not been in before. KirMir were not overly interested in fancy embroidery or colored clothing and fabrics, generally preferring utility or very simple styles, but it would make for an interesting sight for Lily.

    "Several vendors usually gather there and display their best works on hooks overhead. It is quite a sight," Mir added as she walked along with Lily. Walking fairly close due to the heavier crowd in this section.

    It wasn't long before they began to see up ahead rows and rows of fabrics and clothing of every color imaginable. Silks and cottons, synthetics and even many that looked just different enough to be clearly alien in design. Many people slowed down near that area to just look up at everything in display.

    At one point the crowd started to get between Kir and Mir and suddenly they looked nervous as Kir pushed his way back closer.

    Kir still led them but closed in so there wasn't room for people to cut between him and Lily and Mir any more. Concerned that the crowd could accidentally separate them too far.
     
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    When Kir explained they were going to the fabric part of the market, Liliana perked up. She was very interested in seeing this. She had read and heard about the magnificent types of fabrics and materials that could be found on the space station. In fact, she actually realised that she had simply forgotten about its existence in the whole stress of entering the market.

    As they entered the fabric section of the market, Lily could smell the familiar smell of dyes, mixed with wool, silk and other smells that for some reason she found comforting. Looking around her somewhat distracted by the colours and the materials themselves, she felt Mir tighten her grip on her hand. Looking at Mir somewhat concerned, Lily noticed the look on her face and followed her nervous gaze. She saw then just how far Kir was and how he suddenly looped back, and stayed closer to them.

    Reaching out when he came to walk closely in front of her, Lily placed a hand gently on his back as they walked, ready to grab on to his shirt if they got separated again. "Did you want to leave soon, maybe just go back to the island and hang out or watch a film together?" Lily asked KirMir as she glanced around them and began to notice just how busy it was getting all of a sudden.
     
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    Honestly KirMir had not really noticed Lily's slightly more excited reaction to entering the fabric part of the market. It was one of those nuance things that they missed out on from time to time. They did know she was excited about being in the market though, so they assumed she would enjoy this part too.

    They were fairly distracted though, with the sudden panic of having Kir separated from Mir and Lily. The tightening of Mir's hand happened automatically as they felt the effects of separation. It felt like half of your being was pulling away and stretching too far. Very painful. Plus they knew that if they were pulled too far... well it would be a real mess, and one they hadn't prepared Lily for dealing with at all.

    Both Kir and Mir were breathing harder when they were reunited, and Lily could probably feel it just by having her hand on Kir's back. Mir looked over at Lily and nodded in agreement, "we can continue here with you if you want, but it might be better if we do leave soon. That would have been quite bad if we had been separated much further."

    KirMir was grateful for Lily being so comforting but they paused for a moment in the crowd. Mir brought Lily's hand up to kiss it before letting go and putting her own hand around Lily's waist instead. Kir slid over to the other side and took Lily's free hand into his. Forming a fairly close-knit chain out of their bodies with Lily as the center point. Had it been only KirMir there they would have been holding their own hands for comfort.

    "Viewing a movie together would be enjoyable. When we are in private though we should probably explain what would happen if we are separated. In case it happens while we are out together," Kir replied after they all were situated and walking again. They were not sure how she would take the description but it was a very real concern.

     
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    "We can go now if you like. I am getting a bit overwhelmed as well as a bit tired from all the noise and people around us. I'd much rather just go somewhere quieter," she told KirMir, having noticed that they weren't 100% either with all that was going on around them as she tightened her grip gently of Kir's hand.

    Liliana glanced up at Mir and leant her head briefly on her shoulder as the trio walked, and when Kir mentioned that they needed to talk about what would happen if the two of them go separated, Liliana looked at him concerned, a flash of their soul coming to mind unbidden.

    "Of course, if you want we can just go back down to earth now or just somewhere that's not, well, this here," she said grimacing a little as people moved in front of them, behind and around, jostling them if they stayed still for more than a few seconds.
     
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    Kir looked over as they felt Lily tighten her grip and nodded as well. "Somewhere quieter we can arrange," he said as he looked around for something. What he saw wasn't immediately clear but whatever it was KirMir started leading Lily to the side, out of the bulk of the crowd and through a sort of natural alleyway between a couple stalls. Not rushing, but moving with a little bit of purpose since apparently they were in agreement that a quieter setting would do them some good.

    Mir had smiled happily at Lily as she leaned her head on her shoulder and was making a point of not jostling Lily too much as they walked, even though they were walking so closely together. Before they had gone too far she spoke up with a seemingly random question, "Do you like chocolate, Lily?" They were aware that there were many people who didn't like to, or in some cases couldn't, eat chocolate so they wanted to check. Their passive faces didn't reveal much, but they did have one or two other tricks up their sleeves for the day.

    Kir pulled out his phone, but kept it angled just enough that Lily couldn't really see the screen. Hopefully it could be a small, but fun surprise that they were arranging on the fly.

     
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    "Hmm.. Yes, I love chocolate," Lily said with a nod as she lifted her head from Mir's shoulder to look at her better as their little group left the main street where all the hustle and bustle and jostling of people was to somewhere more quieter. A side street of some sort it seemed, Liliana noted quietly as she looked up and around her for a second, trying to get her bearings.

    "I adore chocolate, to be honest, especially milk chocolate, why?' Lily asked them wondering if KirMir wanted to go to a sweet shop or ice cream parlor.

    (Short, sorry)
     


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