athene (deinonychus_1) wrote,
athene
deinonychus_1

drabble: Better


Written for the Primeval 100 challenge 116 - TLC

Title: Better
Author: Athene
Fandom: Primeval
Characters: Ryan, Connor
Rating: 15                    
Warnings: Points to icon in lieu of specific warnings.
Spoilers: none
Challenge: TLC
Word count: 100
Disclaimer: Not mine. ITV and Impossible Pictures own them.
AN: Thanks to telperion_15 for the second opinion when I wasn't sure about this one. 

 

           Ryan wanted to promise that it would get better soon, but they both knew it would be a lie.

He cradled Connor’s broken body in his arms as the fever raged, stroking his hair and talking him through his fear when the pain became too much. The incoherent whimpering had started on the sixth day. Ryan thought he preferred the screaming. At least that meant there was still some fight in him.

In his increasingly rare lucid moments, Connor begged him to make the pain stop.

Eventually, Ryan promised it would get better soon.

Then he reached for his pistol.


 
Tags: connor temple, drabble, gen, tom ryan
Subscribe

  • Fanfic: Memories

    Eek, my first fanfic since 2017, and it's for Ghosts, my latest tv obsession. I can't lie, I watched series 1 and knew I wanted to write about…

  • Fanfic: Remembrance

    Just squeaking in before the deadline, here's one more Atlantis hc_bingo fic. This fic was originally intended to be written for the…

  • New Year word count thing

    Somewhat later than usual, here's my new year word count post for 2016. In general, not as good as last year. Total word for 2016 - 80,794. For…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 37 comments

  • Fanfic: Memories

    Eek, my first fanfic since 2017, and it's for Ghosts, my latest tv obsession. I can't lie, I watched series 1 and knew I wanted to write about…

  • Fanfic: Remembrance

    Just squeaking in before the deadline, here's one more Atlantis hc_bingo fic. This fic was originally intended to be written for the…

  • New Year word count thing

    Somewhat later than usual, here's my new year word count post for 2016. In general, not as good as last year. Total word for 2016 - 80,794. For…