The Science of ThingsHe was sitting on the far side of the couch, back facing her. She could see a bottle of scotch sitting on the coffee table in front of him. He was raising a tumbler to his lips. Belle sighed. It seemed today was going to be one of those days.The Science of Things by temporal-tea-time
She dropped her purse in the chair she passed as she made her way to him. Softly, she sat next to him, turned to face him, her left knee bumping his right. She heard a short, quick breath escape him. Yes, one of those days indeed.
"What's the matter, Rum?" She whispered.
He gave her a wry grin and a sidelong glance, "I'm old."
She quirked her mouth and raised her eyebrows in sympathy. " Well, I could always just say you're as old as you feel, but something tells me that won't cut it this time."
He shook his head, gazing thoughtfully into his glass. His thumb gently stroked the rim of the tumbler.
"If that were true, I'd be ancient right now."
SicknessPenelo makes her way to take care of one very sick, very stubborn Judge Magister. Pls R&R, thank you!Sickness by temporal-tea-time
Rated: T - Drama/Romance - Basch & Penelo Originally posted on FF.net on 11-10-08
Summary: Basch is sick in Archades, as per the letter Larsa sends her. She decides she wants to go to take care of him because she knows he wont let anyone else near him when hes weakened.
Disclaimer:I don't own these characters, or places. Sqaure Enix does.
The airship that carried her couldn't move fast enough, it seemed. Archades couldn't be further away right now, either. Occasionally, she felt the desire to run to the cabin and scream to pilot and co-pilot, "I'm NEEDED! Can't this blasted thing go any faster?!". Of course, that wasn't an option. They'd probably arrest her for the interruption in their flight schedule.
Stupid thing. Balthier wouldn't have drug his feet.
She stopped, then thought again
TiptoeTiptoeTiptoe by temporal-tea-time
Penelo sneaks into the Imperial Palace. Just what is she up to? Pls R&R! Thank you!
Romance/Friendship - Basch & Penelo - Originally posted on FF.net on 11-10-08
Disclaimer: I do not own Basch, Larsa, or Penelo. Nor Archades. Or anything else related to the game in this story. Square-Enix does.
She tip-toed softly on the marble floors, making her way through the giant hallway to the voices she heard further down and around the corner. The sun leaked through the open archways on the other side of the hall, leaving beautiful shadows of the arches on the floor. Although, those made it harder for getting around undetected.
The Imperial Palace wasn't as heavily guarded as she'd thought. Maybe everyone -was- finally calming down after everything. Slipping through their defenses, or what little bit there was, happened to be just about one the easiest things she'd done. This, however, was proving to make up for