amberite: Sollux Captor, a Homestuck troll with grey skin, warm-colored horns and one red and one blue eye, depicted as an adolescent. He's peering out from behind his (also red and blue) glasses. The expression on his face is fearful, curious and determined. (Default)
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Chapter 6: whenever I'm alone and you're lost out there


Teaser:
This is not something you can engineer.

This should not upset you as much as it does.

But: identify your variables, and you can give them parameters. You finally have a name, now, for the loss and the longing and the reaching; you know the shape of the shameful crack in your heart.


~~~

Chapter 7: though my language is dead


Teaser:
You - no, your ancestor is leaning over you, blurrily concerned, asking you something difficult to decipher - his mouth doesn’t match up to the words you’re hearing; his horns keep disappearing every time you try to look at his eyes, like the blanks in your vision before a particularly nasty migraine -

“I told you to leave! What, did you - did you think I was bluffing? Can you hear me? Sollux?”

“What the fuck,” you mumble, and pull yourself to sitting - expecting, maybe, the migraine to hit, the view to clear or to fuzz over worse into sparks and moire patterns: something. “What the fuck. Was that.

~~~

Chapter 8: like a fire in the belfry


Teaser:

It will be much later before you realize that Aradia never said she wouldn’t try to take Vriska, and other things will have happened by then.

A training incident in the dreamspace will be the least of them.

~~~

Tags/warnings/etc at AO3.
And a bunch of new art in chapters 2, 3 and 7 and linked from chapter 5!

Sorry about the delayed updates. I've been mostly over on Tumblr, as there are more Homestucks there, even though I like LJ and DW better.

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amberite: Sollux Captor, a Homestuck troll with grey skin, warm-colored horns and one red and one blue eye, depicted as an adolescent. He's peering out from behind his (also red and blue) glasses. The expression on his face is fearful, curious and determined. (Default)
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