(an excerpt from Ubiquitous)
…Since that was all it could do. She was all heartbeat, fluttering ecstatically along the edges of the Lost Sea. He was sunlight and feet rooted at the heart of the earth, an axis of elegance. When the Lost Sea had withered away to an empty petal, she slid into the grass and saw the coarse roots that reached miles under deserts, lakes, the edge of a cliff, to find her barren home. So she told him that the magic was lost, now even to her. But he kept stretching to the smudged shoreline, carrying her back in a splintered embrace. He leaped and danced along the earth until he found a new sea, one to never be lost, to never be found again.