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Drabble: Incompatible Age

Genre: slice of life, fantasy, romance?

 

She had lived dozens of lives and experienced dozens of lifestyles, but this was the first time she was being confessed to by someone so young.

“Is it because I’m younger than you? I don’t care about that. Age is just a number,” the boy insisted.

She swallowed a laugh. Everyone was younger than her. They just didn’t know it. Dating anyone made her feel like a crib robber, let alone this kid who wasn’t old enough to grow a beard.

“I’m your teacher. The relationship would be inappropriate no matter how you look at it. But, if you let me, I know someone else who can make you very happy.”

Her student didn’t look convinced, but left without a fight. Now alone, she grinned.

She had lived dozens of lives and experienced dozens of lifestyles, and her matchmaking skills, honed over the centuries, were second to none. It was time to play.

~End~

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