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I love that last bit of imagery: “…a love letter that can reach your beloved wherever she is, finding her not at her office desktop but in her purse or pants pocket.”
TRISTAN: O cupid, take my heart’s message and coast swiftly upon the winds til thee meet my love. Then, jab her with it, like some small pin, or one of thine arrows!
CUPID: OK, but you only have EDGE out here, so it’s gonna go kinda slow.
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