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As she cried, sitting on his lap, Bradley felt his joints stirring with protest. Not moving for so long was hard. He felt angry at himself. Usually, it would take him much longer to feel pain. But Amelia had a way to reach him faster than all the rest. He got her to lie down next to him, keeping down all the words and questions growing in his mind. She wanted him by her side. Not all of him. Not the homunculus side of him. And that hurt. Because he felt so much more homunculus than human.
"You cry too much." He whispered after sometimes. "You're going to exhaust yourself."
She shook her head and tried to dry off her tears. It was so hard to face him acting like that, just as his old self but still, as a stranger at the same time. He held her mechanically, still clumsily trying to get used to have someone that close to himself.
"Why do you care?" she asked, her voice frail, but still full of resentment.
"You're the one I'm depending on, now."