after the war, ashley teaches miranda how to be a big sister, and helps her navigate what her perfect genes couldn’t prepare her for.
the beautiful unpredictability of family, the impulsivity and joy in oriana’s laugh. her cheeks reddening in a perfect blush when oriana teases her about shepard. how to respond when ori sends her excited messages, asking for advice or gushing about a new idea.
eventually, after stumbling blocks and awkwardness and learning to trust, miranda realizes that she’s gained two sisters. they’re almost more similar to each other than either is to her, but… she thinks she prefers it that way.