An AU consisted of its own little AUs. Basically, what would have happened in Zena’s little pocket universe had this one thing not happened, or had things been a bit different? How would that have affected the course of their OCs’ character development and interpersonal relationships?
He and I -- we’re no longer the same person. We’ve separate now, and remain thus. What he could have been is greater than what I will be now. In this fact, I find no disturbance, but an odd sense of comfort.
greater than now - had Gabriel been given the Fanfarinet destiny from the very beginning, leaving Bastion destiny-less.