Captain America sits on the dock and lights a cigarette. Scout Finch, in tiny overalls, joins him. They blow smoke and watch the waves.
“Congrats on the new movie,” she says.
“Hey, I read the new book,” he says.
“Weren’t we good enough for them?”
“Or were we too good?”
Wesley Cohen is a student of neurobiology at University of California Davis, and she has been published practically nowhere. She plays cello and writes stories and reads books and knits, mostly. Her other work can be found at heythereabbey.wordpress.com, and she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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