eight thousand one hundred eighty six – ThatAl…

eight thousand one hundred eighty six – ThatAloneOne – Star Trek: Discovery [Archive of Our Own]:

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Relationship: Michael Burnham/Sylvia Tilly

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Summary: The Federation was always the cruellest when it tried to be kind.

The marker stared Michael down. It was plain, grey, and double ended: a thick felt tip on one end, a fine pen on the other. It was shiny the way most replicated objects were, not quite metal and not quite plastic.

Along with basic foods and items from each of the Federation cultures, each replicator contained a pattern for soulmate facilitation devices. Even prison replicators had them. The Federation weren’t monsters, after all. Not even to Michael, who was one.