March 15th, 2003

rivka as ww

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New Smallville. Not slash. Explicit het content.

Not finished; there's another section to come, but I hope this part's in good shape. Title: A Sort of Walking Miracle

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"Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent: Sibylla ti theleis; respondebat illa: apothanein thelo."

"For once I myself saw with my own eyes the Sibyl at Cumae hanging in a bottle, and when the boys said to her: 'Sibyl, what do you want?' she replied, 'I want to die.'"

Title from Sylvia Plath, Lady Lazarus (“Out of the ash/I rise with my red hair/And I eat men like air.”) I cannot find any canonical evidence of Hope’s last name, so I went with something that seemed to match the decidedly mixed message of “Mercy Graves.” Anyone who knows better, please tell me.