Return a null value even if the variable does not exist

So I am trying to return values which may not exists on the document yet. I am getting the following error. If I want to avoid the error should I use If-Exists on each variable that I am returning, or should just return the entire document and do field level check at the client end?

    "position": [
    "code": "value not found",
    "description": "Value not found at path [data,username]."

This is my query

        Paginate(Documents(Collection('posts')), {size: 1}),
              postDoc: Get(Var("postRefs")),
              authorDoc: Get(Select(["data", "postAuthorId"], Var("postDoc"))),
              Get(Select(["data", "communityId"], Var("postDoc"))),
            }, {
              postId: Select(["ref", "id"], Var("postDoc")),
              postTitle: Select(["data", "postTitle"], Var("postDoc")),
              postText: Select(["data", "postText"], Var("postDoc")),
              itemPrice: Select(["data", "itemPrice"], Var("postDoc")),
              itemLocation: Select(["data", "itemLocation"], Var("postDoc")),
              imageUrl: Select(["data", "imageUrl"], Var("postDoc")),
              postAuthorId: Select(["ref", "id"], Var("authorDoc")),
              postAuthorName: Select(["data", "username"], Var("authorDoc")),
              Select(["data", "avatarUrl"], Var("authorDoc")),
              communityId: Select(["ref", "id"], Var("communityDoc")),
              communityName: Select(["data", "communityName"], Var("communityDoc")),

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I have since gone into the documentation for Select and realized that I could use the default parameter to do this.

BTW, I am working on a Flutter app with Fauna as the backend. I would be coming back with many more queries in the future.

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