You make your way through the burning woods to meet the lusus you never had…
The dragon never smelled it coming.
She would fall to your treehive. On your return, she would be scooped up by a sympathetic ally and deposited into the kernelsprite.
Rereading some troll SGRUB sections related to lusii/sprites with a chart of players/server players at the hand and just caught this bit.
Terezi’s server player is Gamzee.
Gamzee, who knows exactly what it’s like to have grown up mostly without a lusus, and to have loved them dearly in spite of their absence.
“Sympathetic” is a mild way to put it.