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And it felt like a kiss

Bodie finally loses his cool.

And it felt like a kiss by ailcia

Bodie looked at him, and pushed his way past. Once in the living room, he turned quickly and seemed to be continuing an argument Doyle should have known about, holding a hand out wide and incredulous.

“I mean… You don’t just wander off like that, Doyle. You just don’t!”

Doyle blinked. “I’m sorry - you give a shit?”

A pause followed by a scoff, and a downwards swipe of the hand which became clenched at Bodie’s hip.

“Don’t be daft,” he said coldly.

And that was that. Bodie gave him a bit of a bollocking about leaving him to deal with the Old Man all on his own, but that was that. The banter that evening held an edge to it, but it was the best they had and it was all they needed. Bodie darted out and had bought beer before Doyle noticed he was missing.

A can, thoroughly warmed, was thrust into his hand, and his shoulder was dealt a swift, smarting clap. Bodie threw himself back down in the armchair and turned his gaze to the news. Doyle could only look at him, and wonder.



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Jul. 21st, 2010 04:22 pm (UTC)
I know I keep saying the same thing but I don't know how I missed this one as I love her writing and thought I'd read everything she'd written, so thank you for bringing this to my attention.

And I really love your top strip of Bodie and Doyle - it's brilliant. The black with the pale blue background is just perfect.
Jul. 21st, 2010 04:47 pm (UTC)
thought I'd read everything she'd written, so thank you for bringing this to my attention. I always love to discover new fics of authors I like, and this one has just been posted in the safehouse and never archived properly as far as I know. So enjoy!

And I'm glad you like my new header. I finally managed to install it. :-)

Jul. 21st, 2010 04:55 pm (UTC)
Ah, Alice... such a favourite writer of mine. I love how she gets these minute moments between them. Breathtaking really. Thank you, it was nice to have a reason to go read something of hers again.
Jul. 21st, 2010 05:20 pm (UTC)
You're welcome. I love her writing too, and particularly this one. :-)
Jul. 21st, 2010 06:08 pm (UTC)
Just for once, one I read when it was posted - I couldn't forget that song and the way she uses it.

Thanks for the reminder.
Jul. 21st, 2010 06:21 pm (UTC)
Nice to know you like it too. :-)
Jul. 24th, 2010 07:37 am (UTC)
Hey, there - shooting2kill told me you had very kindly recced my story over here and I just thought I'd come and say thankyou and tell you that it made my day that you enjoyed it so much! :D
Jul. 24th, 2010 09:23 am (UTC)
Hi, how nice of you to let me know. This made my day. :-)
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