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I'm what stands between your family.
I'm when your mind is set.
I'm where your journey starts and ends.
I'm why your story comes to life.

Hint:

For the last time, my brother is not in a coma.

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    $\begingroup$ There are seemingly grammatical errors present: "stand" instead of "stands", "start" and "end" instead of "Starts" and "ends", "come" instead of "comes". Are these intentional? $\endgroup$ Sep 20 '19 at 13:22
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    $\begingroup$ oh i'm not fluent in English. sr it's not intentional $\endgroup$
    – Sinh
    Sep 20 '19 at 13:28
  • $\begingroup$ So is your brother in a semi-colon? $\endgroup$ Sep 20 '19 at 16:49
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After some feedback from the OP that first answer was close, here's my 2nd shot.

Attempt #2

You are the period.

I'm what stands between your family.

In the periodic table of elements, the members of a family (vertical columns) are separated into different periods (horizontal rows).

I'm when your mind is set.

Saying "Period [ . ]" after a statement often means the matter is set in stone.

I'm where your journey starts and ends.

In physics, a period is defined as the duration of time of one cycle in a repeating event. Hence, it marks both the start and end of a cycle.

I'm why your story comes to life.

In film / television, period is a descriptor used for works set some time in the past (ie, historical period drama).


Attempt #1

You are the punctuation mark(s)

I'm what stands between your family.

If you list your family members (or any list of related words), the comma [ , ] will likely be between each of those names.

I'm when your mind is set.

Saying "Period [ . ]" after a statement often means the matter is set in stone.

I'm where your journey starts and ends.

Epic travels are filled with questions [ ? ] at the beginning with the answers [ . ] at the end.

I'm why your story comes to life.

The exclamation mark [ ! ] brings life to any sentence.

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  • $\begingroup$ Wow, rot13(Jryc lbh jnf pybfr, vg'f n chapghngvba znex. Pna lbh thrff jung vg vf?). How did you came up with your answer? $\endgroup$
    – Sinh
    Sep 23 '19 at 7:49
  • $\begingroup$ The hint suggested what it was. But I couldn't decide which one specifically since I can't find one which satisfied all the clues / lines in the riddle. Let me think about it some more. $\endgroup$
    – greysaff
    Sep 23 '19 at 8:14
  • $\begingroup$ @Sinh I've updated my answer. I think this one hits most, if not all, of the clues. $\endgroup$
    – greysaff
    Sep 23 '19 at 8:30
  • $\begingroup$ You got the answer right. $\endgroup$
    – Sinh
    Sep 23 '19 at 8:43
  • $\begingroup$ @Sinh Yay! You can choose to accept an answer by clicking the check mark right below the upvote / downvote buttons. It awards points to the answer and marks your question as solved too. I noticed you're new here so I hope this proves useful. $\endgroup$
    – greysaff
    Sep 23 '19 at 8:55

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