Fandom: Arcadia (Tom Stoppard)
Summary: “We cannot know how it will end, Septimus. That is the point.”
Author’s Note: Written for marketchippie's prompt (Arcadia; Thomasina(/Septimus); time is all around/except inside my clock/everybody's waiting for their lover to unlock) at the Awesome Ladies Ficathon meme.
He’ll come, of course, Septimus. As she enters her chamber and leaves the door ajar, rests her candle on her writing table, Thomasina knows that he’ll come, because he’s Septimus and she’s Thomasina and they – are – so – determined. She glances in the mirror, and wonders how she will feel in the morning: seventeen and a woman.