November 14th, 2010

The Deafness of Angels

Title The Deafness of Angels

Author Eglantine

Rating R

Word Count 1609

Spoilers None

Disclaimer I did not invent them




The Deafness of Angels




They crouched together on the deck of the little room, nearly immobile, for so long. Horatio had the strangest thought, maybe if they held very still, didn't move, scarcely breathed, nothing worse would happen.


Back in his body, Archie was drained, worn out with the effort, the concession of being, like a creature newborn. Horatio's careful rubbing of his clothed back, was enough. For his part, Horatio wanted only to surround Archie with comfort and safety. In his usual state, Archie was strong, and bright, flashing an armor that only Horatio was permitted to penetrate. He hated to be like this, with his soft parts publicly exposed. He didn't want to to talk, at such times.



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