athene (deinonychus_1) wrote,

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drabble: Company in Hell

Written for the Primeval 100 challenge 125 - Picture Prompt

Title: Company in Hell
Author: Athene
Fandom: Primeval
Characters: Connor, Lester
Rating: 15                    
Warnings: none
Spoilers: Oblique implication of events prior to 3.5
Challenge: Picture Prompt
Word count: 100
Disclaimer: Not mine. ITV and Impossible Pictures own them.


Connor never made a conscious decision to get drunk. If he had, he would have found a harder, faster way to oblivion than this.

            Unfortunately, wine is the only alcohol he can find in the flat, so he pours a glass and starts to drink.

            He drinks until he’s no longer sure whether the aim is to punish himself, or to make the pain stop. He’s not sure if the difference even matters.

            Lester finds him like this several hours later. His eyes hold unexpected understanding.

Connor doesn’t ask questions when Lester takes out a second glass and joins him.

Tags: connor temple, drabble, gen, james lester

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