the pearl

Post-Invasion, Possibly

Delilah occasionally believes that, no matter what Casey tells her, the aliens actually won.

Because how else could you explain what happened to Zeke and Stokely? First they're all eyeliner and bitterness and now they're fuckin' football and sweater sets, and even though she thought the whole teenage angst bullshit was overdone, these changes are entirely majorly wrong.

She finally confronts Stokes in the girls' bathroom, pushing her against the mirror and glaring at her. "What gives?" she asks. "You fight whatever the fuck those things were, and now you're all Laura Ashley on us?"

Stokely just grins and winks.

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