The story: "OR this could be an exploration of the impact the characters' respective cultures have had on their current desires, perspectives and emotional states."
Me: "...Both. Both is good."
Subnautica: Below Zero spoilers ahead...
In my new short story, Naked Secrecy, Al-An accidentally walks in on Robin when she's naked. Her reaction bewilders the perpetually unclothed Architect, and sparks a conversation about how their different cultures shaped them.
You can read the story on my website here, or on AO3 here.