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Claire Trevino

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Claire Trevino | Human; Citizen

Posted on Thu May 11, 2017 10:52 am

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Claire's home then Mad Platter ⋅ Warm ⋅ Afternoon

It had taken me some time to think about... to get the courage to really think about Michelle. Did I want to talk to Logan? I knew I needed to, but I was terrified. It had to be strange for him too, One sleepless night the realization hit me, if I had switched it around. If someone went from being my lover to my son. Uncomfortable wasn't even half the word that situation needed. So I left it at that. I didn't bring it up. I didn't even know if it was a mistake or if it was a compassionate choice. But finally, I had a day when I was preparing invites to my pinning ceremony. We were allowed four guests each because it was a small banquet hall. I felt sad that I'd actually lost touch with Claire's family. So here I was, sitting at the desk in the dining room realizing I didn't have any family to invite in the normal sense of the word. I had friends, but none that close. I'd maybe consider inviting Tori. And then my thoughts drifted back to Michelle.

The brief glimpses I allowed myself were basically kicking myself in the rear for being so angry with her, wondering if something in me should have felt who she was. Could she be considered my daughter? Were actual souls linked as family too? Would knowing otherwise make Logan feel any better about the situation? I thought about Father Tallon and my brief stint with that group, and how the whole time I had participated I knew it wasn't fixing any of the pain I felt. That talk with him at the lake helped more than any of the violence had. Still, I had trusted him implicitly and while I was on the fence about religion knowing what I know, I was tempted to explain what I'd finally found out, and ask him about what my bond with Michelle meant. And then I realized it didn't matter. What mattered now was that we had a bond regardless of what it was labeled. We were family now, at least in my mind, and there was a part of me that really wanted her to know that. So I grabbed one of the invitations, but also tore off a page from my notepad.

I don't know how you feel or what you think of when you think of me. We have a strange past, but I also think we share something that no one else does, no one else can understand. You were originally going to be my daughter. Trust me, I've thought about it. I don't know if that's what we're still meant to be. But I had a thought today that it doesn't matter. There isn't going to be a label for what we are, other than family if you're willing. Come to me if you need me. Please, come to me before you really hurt yourself. We both know all too well what it's like to have no family, and it's a feeling we've felt for too long.

That being said, I've included an invitation. I'm finishing school, and we're meant to invite family. It's up to you, I'll understand if you don't want to come. But I'd be happy if you were there.


I folded the paper so that it fit in the envelope with the invitation. I didn't bother with the mail, it was the perfect day for a drive (it always was), so I brought the note directly to the Mad Platter, handing it to the dark haired man working. This is very important, please don't forget.

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