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Drabble: Día de los Muertos

Challenge: Highlander100 #114 "All Hallow's Eve"
Disclaimer: Davis/Pnzer claims the rights to Duncan and Tessa. I just write what the Muses tell me to.

Duncan knelt before the low table. He touched each object in turn.

A photo of Tessa laughing. Her smallest piece, as pleasing to the touch as it was to the eye. A candle. A loaf of sweet bread. A glass of Beaujolais. A favorite scarf, her scent long since faded from the wool.

A week ago he had felt his grief fresh, on the first anniversary of her death. But today was a day to celebrate Tessa Noel's life, as they had remembered fallen comrades during the Revolution.

Duncan closed his eyes and jumped once again onto the tour boat.


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Jul. 26th, 2009 06:26 pm (UTC)
I was just reading through some of your fic and this one caught my attention.

*sniffle* Just beautiful
Jul. 26th, 2009 08:08 pm (UTC)
I'm always interested in how Immortals deal with the inevitable death of those they love.
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