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An Early Morning Symphony
I exhale, and a deep sigh of relief escapes my lips. I can see it - the top. The brink, the peak, whatever you want to call it. But there it is; the goal of my mission. The reason I have climbed so far, without so much as a pause. Only a few metres away.
Picking up speed, I force my legs to keep moving, to cover that distance, using the last few wheezes and pants left inside me. The wind picks up, and my hair whips my face. Nearly there ... just a few more agonizing steps ...
I've made it. I have actually done it! I turn and look out, letting the achievement sink into my skin like water seeps into soil. There is none higher than me now - fo
HelicaseHelio and I were always sitting on the stairs, chatting about the lamina and occasionally making snide remarks about ribosomes. There wasn't much for us to do. Our job was to simply be, and let the RNA scribble down the letters on our foreheads when they came around every once in a while. Helio was a G, I was a C. It wasn't exactly fulfilling, I suppose. There wasn't much to be filled. So to pass the time, we talked.
"You ever wonder?" Helio asked.
"About...well...what's out there." Helio and I were rooted to the stairs, quite happily, but it was awkward to move in. He kind of twisted in the general direction of the closest pore. "Out in the cytoplasm."
"I haven't," I admitted. "What's there to wonder about?"
"That's exactly the thing. I have no idea." Helio sighed, gazing into the distance. "Somehow it feels like we play this huge, huge role in something important, but how can we when we don't even know what that something is? I want to be something that, that has
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