Return to June 1, 2012 (fiction)

"[How to disappear completely and never be found|Let's just go]," she said.

And you did. Without a second thought. [you never were all that clever about this sort of thing|Without, for that matter, a first.]

It had been that way since last spring, when you two met [it's a cliche, right? but wait, there's more!|outside the library]. You were coming out, [equally cliche, but cliches drive all the great works of fiction|she was dodging a cop]. It was love at first convenience for her. She kissed you and that was it.

[an invasion of space, a collision of worlds, the death of your past|She moved in the next day.]

And now, you both had to leave.