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Three great Third-Party POVs


A Kind of Praise by Jojo

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They are casual, their shoulders bumping as they wander off to carry out their orders for the night watch. Pablo and SAS. You coined the nicknames yourself, like you've done for most of the squad. Bleeding obvious, wasn't it, when one of them liked painting and the other one was a soldier. Pablo and his soldado. They can't help a wistful look at each other. Bloody bastards. You hate them for it.
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Handy Pandy, Out Goes the Rat
by Rimy

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I don't remember what I said, if anything; most likely I just stood there admiring him. Mismatched cheekbones gave his face a fascinating asymmetry. He was the stuff the dirtiest weekends are made of.

"Good shooting, though," he added as he strode off.

Never one to fail to appreciate a beautiful backside, I turned and watched him walk away.

A voice spoke behind me, so close I felt the stir of air on the back of my neck. "Put your hand on that, mate, you'll draw back a stump."
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Witchery: Tale of the Carbon Wars
by Verlaine:

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Bodie had leaned back in his chair, fingers laced behind his head, a broad smirk on his face. "Lucky Raymond. Under fifty, warm and comes across--"

"Shut it, Bodie!" Doyle snarled.

The smirk on Bodie's face grew even broader, but there was something in the way his eyes skimmed over me that spoke of anger, pain, loss.

So that's the way the wind blows, is it? I thought. Well, we'll see.
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Comments

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byslantedlight
Jan. 24th, 2010 09:22 pm (UTC)
Oh, more good choices! *g*
shooting2kill
Jan. 24th, 2010 10:00 pm (UTC)
Out of those three I've only read Handy Pandy (which I love) so I must take a look at the other recs. Thanks!
cloudless_9193
Jan. 24th, 2010 10:45 pm (UTC)
I hope you enjoy the others too. :-)
rosie55
Jan. 25th, 2010 01:16 am (UTC)
Handy Pandy is a great favourite of mine, and thanks for reminding me of the others!
I enjoy well-written Third Party POVs - I'm trying to remember the title of one written from the point of view of one of the girls in the office at CI5 about the lads which tickled me, too. It may come back to me! Or someone else may remember it!

Edited at 2010-01-25 01:17 am (UTC)
cloudless_9193
Jan. 25th, 2010 05:17 am (UTC)
Please let me know, as soon as you remember. :-)
ci5mates
Jan. 25th, 2010 01:20 am (UTC)
I haven't read any of these yet so I look forward to them, I like the teasers you have chosen, makes me itching to get to them :-)
cloudless_9193
Jan. 25th, 2010 05:19 am (UTC)
Nice to know I picked them right. Enjoy! :-)
ci5mates
Jan. 27th, 2010 12:43 pm (UTC)
Just finished Handy Pandy and really enjoyed it, thanks for the reccie, I don't always get the time I want to read so I have to fit it in around RL. It was really lovely, nice HC and I loved the opening shooting range scene and that quote you used was brilliant. xx
cloudless_9193
Jan. 27th, 2010 04:18 pm (UTC)
Yes, it's so cool, isn't it! I hope you'll find time to fit the other fics in, they are rather short in fact. Thanks for letting me know you liked it. :-)
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