“If you want to learn something, don’t be afraid to ask for help.”
“You can do whatever you want. You can’t really make mistakes because you’re in charge.”
There are moments when I feel absolutely, irrevocably free.
“This is it for me, this is my path. I have to make it work.”
We weren’t children anymore.
A treasure trove of memories from the hidden depths of Petra’s computer.
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