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Happy Birthday, Darlin'


"…And I'm here to remind you
Of the mess you left when you went away
It's not fair to deny me
Of the cross I bear that you gave to me
You, you, you oughta know…"
"You Ought to Know" 
by Alannis Morrisette




She smiled as she handed the guard her pass. The press of people behind her prevented the young man from having the time to completely recognize the name. Even so, he was sure there was something…he was certain he'd heard it somewhere…he jotted it down, so that he could look it up later. With nothing more than a nagging feeling, he couldn't hold her back. He let her go through. She shifted her bag from one hand to the other, and waited with the group that was next to go through the Stargate.

Gamma! She was finally getting a chance to return! And this time, nothing would keep her from accomplishing her goal! She nearly bounced with excitement. Soon, they would be together. He would love her. She had a way to insure that. Two, actually. She couldn't control the giggle that escaped. Several people near her smiled. Excitement was high all around her. For so long she had dreamed of this. For nearly a year she had been planning, arranging things… setting things up. To be so close to making it reality left her breathless...


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She walked through the event horizon. Well, wasn't that just ducky! Wouldn't you know, he'd have to be here! She pulled a colorful scarf over her red hair. It wasn't difficult to move to the center of the group. She didn't think he had seen her. He didn't seem to be paying close attention to the faces. That guard was though…oh well, he probably wouldn't remember her…


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