Strange BedfellowsStein opened the door and let Marie into his lab, but just as she opened her mouth to make some sort of vague compliment, he said, "Can I have you wait here?"Strange Bedfellows by ~WallofIllusion
She tilted her head in a picturesque sort of way. "Eh?"
"I need to get a room ready for you, so stay here. You can…" Not use his computer, and his books probably wouldn't hold her interest. "…sit in that chair."
Marie's gaze went to his desk chair, her smile unwavering. "All right. Do you want any help?"
"No. I won't be long."
As he left her behind, he felt some of his tension recede; he could breathe easier without her warmth pressing in on him. Soon, he knew, it would be
My Grandfather's AxMy Grandfather's AxMy Grandfather's Ax by ~WallofIllusion
Please note: this is a sequel to my previous fanfiction, The Smell of Cigarettes. Read that first, pretty please with a cherry on top? I worry that without that context, Medusa will seem extremely out-of-character.
Medusa closed her eyes against the light when the cell door opened and tried to guess why she was blessed with a visitor today. The empty ache in her stomach was not yet unbearable, so she probably wasn't going to be fed. Was it time again for her to be walked around the prison like a dog on a leash, a bizarre consideration that kept her muscles from atrophying completely? It seemed too soon since the las