#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

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One last word from Phaedra for my own in A Symposium in Space

“I hope you’ll be there.” I laid my hand on the door panel, a bit of the modern amidst the archaic. Touch sensitive, it made the wooden barrier slide open. “For my sake, if not for your own.”

I stalked out of our home and into the world. 

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

Welcome to Rainbow Snippets!

Every Saturday or Sunday, those participating post six sentences of LGBTQIA+ fiction on their blogs. It can be your own. It can be someone else’s. It just needs to be LGBTQIA+.

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For my own, Phaedra makes the decision which spurs her forth into the rest of A Symposium in Space. This is a little longer than six sentences, but they’re very short sentences.

“I’m going to Agathea’s symposium.” 

I didn’t turn around. If I looked into Pausania’s eyes, I might still yield. I could end up apologizing and falling into her arms. Again.

Not this time. 

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

Welcome to Rainbow Snippets!

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For my own, Phaedra wrestles with a painful decision in A Symposium in Space

I needed to step back and let her do so. 

I stared at the archaic wood greaves in the portal to our home. So hopelessly old-fashioned.

One of the things Pausania and I had in common was we both loved ancient, traditional things for all their connection with a patriarchal past. 

Why did those connections have to be so bitter?

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

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For my own, Phaedra will continue on, even if it means away from Pausania in A Symposium in Space

I took a step away from Pausania toward the door. 

Part of me wanted to turn back. Part of me wanted to take her bleeding hand in mine and kiss it. Part of me wanted to apologize, to offer anything that might soothe her hurt. 

I was beginning to wonder if anything I did would ever soothe Pausania’s hurt. Perhaps the only one who could heal Pausania was Pausania. 

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

Welcome to Rainbow Snippets!

Every Saturday or Sunday those participating post and share six sentences of LGBTQIA+ on their blogs. It can be their own. It can be someone else’s. It just needs to be LGBTQIA+.

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For mine, I cut Phaedra off in mid-rant. Very rude of me, but I decided to stop at the six sentence snippet limit. (ducks in anticipation of imaginary thrown objects :)). She wasn’t finished with Pausania, oh no…fine. I’ll let her finish, even if it means going over six sentences. (wry grin)

“Men used to take boys as their beloveds, centuries ago on Earth. This whole notion of a lover guiding and dominating a beloved was theirs.”

“Not entirely.” Pausania bit on her trembling lip. A bead of red appeared upon it. “Life givers have redefined this relationship, making it—“

“—even more domineering if we’re an example of this.” I took a step away from Pausania toward the door. 

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

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Speaking of samples, here’s one of A Symposium in Space

“I…I…” Pausania stammered. Her eyes widened and her lower lip trembled. “How can you talk back to your lover like that? Have you no shame?”

“Have you?” I countered. “Guess where the concept of lover and beloved comes from?”

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

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Every Saturday or Sunday, those participating post and share six sentences of LGBTQIA+ fiction on their blogs. Maybe it’s from our own stories. Maybe it’s from someone else’s. It just needs to be LGBTQIA+.

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For mine, Pausania has pushed Phaedra too far and is about to feel the backlash in A Symposium in Space

“Oh, really?” My temper flared. I shook my fist at Pausania. “Look at you. You blame men, Agathea, me, anybody and everyone else for your unhappiness. Did you ever consider that it might be your own fault?”

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

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For my own, Phaedra has reached the end of her patience with Pausania in A Symposium in Space

“If I allow a sour attitude?!” I balled my hands into fists. “You’re lecturing me about sourness?”

“Now calm down.” Pausania tapped her finger against her lips. “No need to get upset.”

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

Welcome to Rainbow Snippets!

Every Saturday or Sunday those participating post and share six sentences of LGBTQIA+ fiction on their blogs. It can be your own. It can be someone else’s. It just needs to be LGBTQIA+.

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In this particular sample from A Symposium in Space, Pausania is about to get nasty. This is a little longer than six sentences, forgive me (bows)…

“I’ve done a far better job of taking care of you than you’ve ever done, Phaedra. Your pitiful attempts at self-sufficiency wouldn’t even buy you a short essay on the net!”

I swallowed, feeling myself quiver all over at this accusation. In truth, I wished I was more independent. My skills hadn’t been very profitable. 

“One thing you have been blessed with is an abundance of good looks.” Pausania waved a free hand to gesture to my head, hips, and legs. “You won’t keep that blessing if you allow a sour attitude to show.”

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#RainbowSnippets: A Symposium in Space

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For mine, Phaedra isn’t backing down in A Symposium in Space

I shook my head. “Stop acting like what you do only affects you.”

“How dare you…” Pausania trembled all over. She took a long, slow breath. “Why are you complaining? Have I ever been ungenerous?”

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