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After Forever

Title: After Forever


Author Eglantine_br


Word Count 100 (Drabble)










(El Ferrol: Upstairs)








“Ready?”




“Oh yes-- been forever.”




Archie gave an anticipatory wiggle.
Horatio bent over the book.




“All right. Here we go. Ha'hm. 'It
was a dark and stormy night.'
Well
that's useless. If it was night, of course it was dark. And stormy
tells us nothing. No wind direction--”




Horatio—please.”




'Hmm--
what?”




Just
read the damn story.”




His
eyes were fever bright, and he was still so thin. But he had eaten
well this morning, and this was his old growl, lost, regained,
beloved. Horatio hid his own smile, and went on reading.








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bauhiniakapok
Oct. 3rd, 2016 03:14 pm (UTC)
Squee! Feverish Archie being read to and growling! Is there anything sweeter?
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