Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi is a story written by shukyou. It ran in Issue 65 at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/348802.html, and is mirrored at http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/sic-transit-gloria-mundi/.
When the aliens come, we will have to explain Elvis.
The Wikipedia explanation of the phrase Sic Transit Gloria Mundi is probably about as enlightening as it gets. Suffice it to say that I decided to Do It Wrong with this theme, then was hamstrung by the fact that I neither know nor have any burning desire to learn anything in-depth about Elvis.
- pinboard.in: "Oh, my heart. This is beautifully constructed and written - two best friends deal with difficult concepts from childhood to adulthood together: love, death, and the possibility of life out there."