lillybird

dana scully



Recent bookmarks

  1. Rec 3

    Tags
    Summary

    Suddenly -- bus almost empty, now, quiet and sort of calm in all the sun coming in through the windows, Potter’s eyes very clear and his hair showing streaks like copper wire in the light -- the stillness, emptiness of the house in Canyon Shadows seems unbearable. Potter is telling you he’s got to go, his bus stop is up here, and you think: Mother Mary, please let this nice boy be an alkie.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,674
    Chapters:
    1/?
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    11
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    63

    13 Sep 2020

  2. Rec *

    Tags
    Summary

    “Promise me you’ll come. Eventually. Just…come see me. Sit still with me for a while.” He holds back everything else he wants to say. Get a place with me. Run the shop with me. Laugh and make dinner with me. Let me wake up next to you every morning and not have to worry if I’m never going to see you again.

    “I promise.” Boris says it like it was already obvious, something that didn’t even need to be said. “Of course I promise.”

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    12,886
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    63
    Kudos:
    421
    Bookmarks:
    103
    Hits:
    3793

    19 Aug 2020

  3. Rec *

    Tags
    Summary

    “What shall we do, then?” Boris asks, a smile on his face.

    “Do we have to do something?” Theo asks. He smiles in return— more muted, uneasy.

    The streets only get busier when the holidays close in. Tourists, visiting families, traveling businessmen. But the crush of bodies swarming the streets of New York doesn’t make Theo feel anonymous or invisible. There are only more people around to observe him, waiting for a slip.

    “Of course,” Boris says. His smile inches further up his face, knocked crooked across his cheeks. “Would be a waste not to. Is our first Christmas back together again.”

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    13,503
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    48
    Kudos:
    440
    Bookmarks:
    106
    Hits:
    5407

    16 Aug 2020

  4. Rec *

    Tags
    Summary

    People normally give gifts on a birthday, and people normally receive them. It’s no one’s fault that Adam hasn’t done that since he was six years old, and isn’t sure how to react to it now.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    5,612
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    92
    Kudos:
    1132
    Bookmarks:
    159
    Hits:
    7980

    14 Aug 2020

  5. Rec *

    Tags
    Summary

    Seeing him here, in New York, surrounded by the deep browns and golds of Hobart and Blackwell, is so alien to me I have to repress the urge to pinch myself like a child would after a dream. It looks incorrect, him standing here. Like someone has taken a pair of scissors to my memories of him, cut him out of his rightful place on the abandoned playground, and pasted him sloppily into a corner of my life where he doesn’t belong. Has it only been a few weeks? It feels like ages longer, like it’s been a decade, like we’re different people trying to see what exactly we liked about each other so much way back when.

    But then he says it again- “Potter.”- and that feeling vanishes as quickly as it arrived.

    “You came,” I say dumbly.

    He gives a cheery smirk that I don’t believe. “Promised I would.”

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    12,826
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    153
    Kudos:
    1069
    Bookmarks:
    281
    Hits:
    11328

    13 Aug 2020