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  1. Public Bookmark 78

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    He isn’t going to spill his guts to this woman surrounded by guinea pig merchandise, he absolutely is not— but then he remembers the world is ending tomorrow, so, what the hell.

    “I just want him to choose me,” Crowley says. “For once, I want him to fucking choose me, over… over…” His mind reaches frantically for a human-appropriate metaphor to couch his whole impossible situation in, and eventually finds one.

    “...over God.”

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    (Crowley and Fleabag share a moment, in the middle of their stories.)

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    29 Aug 2019

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    "In plain terms, Mr. A. Fell was a man of impeccable conduct and unusual habits, and in a similar manner to many of whom bore the first two traits, he must also take up the third: dire loneliness. Yet it had not always been thus. Indeed, there once was a time when it seemed as if he should never know solitude or want of suitable company for the rest of his days, but the circumstances by which Aziraphale might have unwound the knot that now bound up his heart had long since dragged themselves, mortally wounded, to die in the shades of regret. Their ghosts hung in his past, growing in consequence with the singular passing of each year until they eclipsed even the death of those who had the foremost hand in their making, and had the effect of separating the sequence of his days of into a gentle, blooming Before, whose painful beauty made the egregious scars of the After that much more appalling."

     

    What Aziraphale does not know is that, from across the ocean, Mr. Anthony J. Crowley is returning to England with his newly aquired wealth, wanting nothing more than to rebuild his life after a terrible shock and, perhaps, discover why he had been abandoned by his fiancé ten long years ago.

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    10 Aug 2019

  3. Public Bookmark 20

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    Lydia is curious and Penelope just wants to go home.

    In which things get confusing.

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    29 Jan 2018

  4. Public Bookmark 26

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    In which dead bodies and shivering people disturb the hilltown of Bradenton, and our young, orphaned narrator serves hot beverages to the investigating agents even as she ponders the peculiar, elusive nature of their relationship.

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    20 Nov 2017

  5. Public Bookmark 33

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    the twins are geniuses. they really are, they're so smart, they're researchers. their studies should be fulfilling, but they're not, not really. there's something missing, something lacking in their lives, something they can't remember to miss.

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    26 Oct 2017

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