“She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older — the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.”
- Jane Austen, Persuasion
Annie Elliot was best friends with Freida Wentworth... until she wasn't. Ten years later, guess who shows up?
(Or: the modern-day lesbian au of Persuasion that I couldn't *not* write)
It’s the ringtone.
The ringtone that Emily thought wouldn’t transfer phones. She hadn’t gone through her contacts in years, in a decade maybe, and she didn’t think she would ever hear this ringtone again.
[Emily, Teddy, Ilse, and Perry meet at Shrewsbury University in 2007. A decade and change later, Emily gets a call]
"No, I would've remembered this," Richie says, folding his hand around the un-bandaged parts of Eddie's hand. The gold ring glints on his pinky.
Eddie explains how he stabbed himself and Richie nearly dies. His laughter sounds like someone peeling out on fresh blacktop.
"Okay, yeah, hyuck it up, you goofy bitch," Eddie says.
"How many times is that? Four? The universe wants you to be penetrated, Eds," Richie says. "It cannot get enough of you."
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22 Sep 2020
This stab-heavy fic invented comedy??