athene (deinonychus_1) wrote,
athene
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drabble: Lost in Translation


written for Primeval 100 challenge 96: Tea

Title: Lost in Translation
Author: Athene
Fandom: Primeval
Characters: Connor/ Abby
Rating: PG            
Warnings: none
Spoilers: none
Challenge: Tea
Word count: 100
Disclaimer: Not mine. ITV and Impossible Pictures own them.

 
   

        When they finally get home Connor still looks terrified, even though he wasn’t the one in danger this time.

            Abby just wants to curl up and forget about her encounter with teeth and claws, but he’s fussing and doing that thing again, when the thoughts in his head aren’t translating properly. It doesn’t matter, Abby knows him well enough to understand.

            She knows that when he makes her three cups of tea in a row, it’s because he daren’t just hold her.

            And when he stumbles over saying, “I’m glad you’re safe,” what he really means is, “I love you.”

Tags: abby maitland, connor temple, connor/abby, drabble, het
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