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I haven't seen the ocean in so long. I barely remember it any more. I barely remember myself.
I grew up there, you know? I miss having access to fresh seafood everywhere.
Out here, in the middle of the continent, it all tastes lifeless, somehow. Definitely missing something.
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The low creaking sounds of wood and the lazy rocking motion tilting the doll's head side-to-side in a slow, gentle rhythm made for soothing sensations.
At least they did so in a vacuum, and the doll was trying her very best to exist only in that perfect vacuum.