01 January 2004 @ 12:22 pm
Drabble: Resolutions  
Title: Resolutions
Author: Lilith ([info]lilithilien)
Word Count: 100 words
Rating: Gen
Pairing: Harry and Draco
Prompt #12: the London Eye
Warnings: None
Disclaimer: I own absolutely nothing.


A new year, a new millennium. All around me, time rushes to embrace the new century.

But I can't move forward, not while my past stands not three feet away. Smirking.

"Potter."

"Malfoy."

The queue shuffles ahead, my friends' now-earthbound feet about to soar in a dizzying arc over London. A new perspective. A new beginning.

"Aren't you going with them?"

"Thought I'd wait here."

He nods.

We stand in silence. Some might believe us strangers, this man I know better than any other and yet not at all. What do I believe?

Right now, I believe in new beginnings.

 
 
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apythia[info]apythia on March 29th, 2008 05:14 pm (UTC)
That's really good! I love how much subtext and feeling you fit in to such a few words.
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Lilith: gen-ferris wheel[info]lilithilien on March 29th, 2008 06:01 pm (UTC)
Thank you! That's exactly what I'm trying to practice here -- I usually don't drabble, I find it hard to say anything in less than 10,000 words. ;) So I'm really happy that you think it's working.
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apythia[info]apythia on March 29th, 2008 07:21 pm (UTC)
I understand. I have such a problem with writing short myself.
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sweetmelodykiss[info]sweetmelodykiss on March 29th, 2008 06:04 pm (UTC)
That's really good! Everyone deserves a new beginning.
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Lilith: hp-obsession[info]lilithilien on March 29th, 2008 06:08 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I think that new beginning is the whole reason I read H/D fanfic. ;)
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[info]spidermoth on March 29th, 2008 10:11 pm (UTC)
my friends' now-earthbound feet about to soar in a dizzying arc over London. A new perspective. A new beginning.

Nice metaphor.

Very effective to leave the drabble open-ended--goes along with the "new beginnings" theme.

Very nice and tight.

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Lilith: hp-harry and draco[info]lilithilien on March 30th, 2008 12:55 am (UTC)
Thank you so much! I loved that picture, it was definitely inspiring.
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[info]tjwritter on March 30th, 2008 08:09 pm (UTC)
That was lovely and I loved the language you choose of hope and renewal to shape the relationship for these two.
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Lilith: hp-dh canon slash[info]lilithilien on March 31st, 2008 05:06 am (UTC)
Thank you so much1 This whole idea of new beginnings is one I always tend to come back to with my H/D.
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lilian_cho: : D[info]lilian_cho on April 10th, 2008 12:00 am (UTC)
<3
Yay! I like this =D
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Lilith: hp-obsession[info]lilithilien on April 10th, 2008 03:38 am (UTC)
Re: <3
Thank you!!
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