Tags: edrington

Ovid, Smoked Fish, and the Good Sea

Title: Ovid, Smoked Fish and the Good
Sea


Author Eglantine_br


Rating G


Word Count 1334








Ovid, Smoked Fish and the Good Sea










Almost nobody knew. Mama had always
known, of course. That was only right, it had seemed at the time
that she knew everything. His nurse had known too, but she had simply
accepted it as part of Percy, like his skin which burned in the sun,
or his impossible hair.




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On the Riverbank

Title: On the Riverbank

Author Eglantine_br

Word Count 424

Rating G


On the Riverbank



The red sound and the smell of the canon, and his horse fighting for his head. Percy swerved them off the road. Between the trees now, and the branches tore at his hat, whipped his face. Closer now, and the sound shook him, and the taste-smell was of terror.


“Reload!”


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Death and Turtle Soup

Title: Death with Turtle Soup

Author: Eglantine_br

Rating PG for dark thoughts

Word Count 585


Death and Turtle Soup



Percy was hungry. Eat when you can. That was good advice for any soldier. And the turtle soup was really not bad. The company was the problem. He kept his head down, spooned it in. Had he been somewhere quiet, he would have enjoyed it.


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Writing Home

Title: Writing Home

Author Eglantine_br

Rating G

Word Count 375

Pre-Cannon Edrington

Writing Home

'Dear Mama,'

Percy paused a moment to taste the butter yellow of the words. The words for her on the page were the same as her voice, her presence. This was not the case with everyone. But his mother was always the same-- yellow and butter.


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