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Outside the Clocktower, New Gotham City, Friday evening
Dinah checked her watch, checked the alley, and really hoped the portal would be on time, and that Triela had remembered to catch it. Maybe she should've called?

[for an Italian gun girl]

A huge smile for that, and something to hope for. Dinah dug back into her food, telling Triela about Robinson Park, and the campus, and Jump Club, in between bites of her food.

When she was finished, she wiped her mouth and picked up her plate. "We should do the dishes for Alfred, then bop out. Barbara will track us with my earrings if she needs us."

"Okay," Triela agreed, standing up and picking up her half-finished plate.

"You're sure you don't want more?" Dinah checked, biting her lip at the mistake. "Even if we go looking for ice cream or pastries, that might be a while..."

"I'm fine. I don't need to eat that much, you know."

"I don't think I did know that," Dinah said, but started cleaning up the mess from the food. "if you're sure..."

Alfred came in and tutted at them with only one pot left, and shooed them out to have fun.

"C'mon." Dinah stopped at the Clock first, though, to show Triela the view. "My city." The sun was just starting to set, lighting up the sky in pinks and golds. "Pick a building, we'll head there."

Triela looked out thoughtfully. "There." She pointed at an old Gothic-style building with a flat, open rooftop.

Dinah grinned. "One Metro Plaza; cop shop central, here we come."

She lead Triela out of the Clocktower and down onto the street, feet nearly dancing as they headed for the Metro station two blocks down. "A couple guys who work with us keep threatening to take me train-surfing on this too," she said, climbing the stairs up to the station. "But we would so get busted in four blocks, they monitor it pretty carefully."

She took a breath; it wouldn't help to avoid the subject. "Can I visit you, when you go back to Rome?"

"Of course," Triela grinned. "I'd love to have you meet the other girls."

Dinah's face lights up, not quite as brightly as the idea of Triela getting cured, but still. It's something.

The ride is uneventful, for the most part. There have been times when some of Gotham's scarier denizens have climbed on, but not tonight. They disembark at the One Metro station, and Dinah looks up, and up, then spins. "Center of the city!" She grinned at Triela. "We swing down on top of it. Sometimes." She tilted her head. "Want to race me to Amusement Mile? They have the best funnel cakes."

"I'm pretty sure that you knowing where we're going gives you an advantage," Triela snorts.

Though Triela figured that she'd probably win despite that.

"C'mon, you can at least see the Miracle Ferris Wheel from here," Dinah wheedled, pointing toward the bay, where it was starting to light up. "And I gotta have *some* edge, it's my home turf!"

"True. Otherwise it'd just be humiliating."

Triela smirked. "You're on."

Dinah stuck out her tongue, but was already jogging in place, turning toward the curb and calling over her shoulder, "Ready--"

And then taking off through a break in the traffic, snickering.

Like Triela hadn't seen that coming.

Still, Dinah could take whatever advantages she could manage. She'd need them.

Triela took a moment to get her bearings and took off at an actual run, dodging around pedestrians without needing to break stride.

Dinah was picking up speed, and whipped around one corner to climb the steps to the Metro station, knowing that there was a way over the tracks here that would save her time.

By climbing on top of the ticket kiosk and leaping to the next walkway, to catcalls and a few commuter train officer yells. She wasn't going to check on Triela. Yet.

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