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The water was his home. He moved. He lived. He rejuvinated from the boredom and burdens of everyday life. He unleashed his fullest potential, as if nothing could hold him back.
He only used the surface to receive the oxygen he needed to survive.
Regardless, he truly came alive submerged in the water.
After his fingertips brushed the porcelain walls, completing his final lap, he jolted his head from the water, filling the entirety of his lungs with a rewarding breath. His heart pounded the blood through his veins. His ears canals filled with water. But, the rush of energy could be compared to nothing else.
Well, almost nothing else.
Upon his finish, you clicked the stopwatch.
“You beat your record!” you said with a cheer, reaching your hand out to him.
He smirked, encircling your delicate wrist and greeting the chilly air, which triggered a prickling in his skin. After draping a towel over his built shoulders, you watched him rub the moisture off his face.