3 Works in Red Harvest/Goodnight Robicheaux
After the battle, things are very different. Billy is comatose and Red Harvest Feels guilty that he got by with few injuries, but almost half of his family nearly died. As the guilt eats away at him, the other five (conscious) member of the Magnificent Seven begin to worry for him. While survivors guilt is no mystery to many, Red's is something else entirely. They take it upon themselves to help him move past a guilt that he shouldn't have. This leads to some unexpected feelings and even more unexpected results.
And finally, it’s worth it for this:
Setting the tent up under a living canopy of stars, stretched over them horizon-to-horizon in an unfathomably vast jeweled bowl, each twinkling light so bright as to put tears in Goody’s eyes and awed reverence in Billy’s, while Red looks at them both and quietly commits their starlit profiles to memory. Piling all their sleeping bags onto an air mattress (a concession to Red’s spine and Goody’s knees) and piling themselves on immediately after in a tangled mess of bodies and limbs, a newly revealed tableau of skin with each discarded item of clothing, soft touches quickly turning into caresses with intent.
Three men in a tent in a wildlife refuge in Oklahoma. That's it. That's the fic.
Cемёрка погибла от пулемёта в Роуз Крик, но это только начало…
- Part 9 of Тексты R–NC-21