Archives for the Date June 28th, 2022

kanbukai.com 2022-06-28 22:14:41

christiwhitson:

He felt as though today was the first–or at most, the second–time he’d seen the real Claire.

She was most certainly not Claire Malcolm, the young widow who fastidiously kept her head down and only revealed her true spirit when focused on healing. That Claire had often seemed somber and world-weary. She was also steadfast and dedicated, to be sure. But ultimately, she had been trapped in her grief, emerging to feel the sun on her face only when she couldn’t bear the darkness another moment longer. Or perhaps only because she had people who depended upon her.

The woman John had met and befriended a year ago now bore only a passing resemblance to the one who’d fallen into Red Jamie Fraser’s arms that morning.

We’ll Meet Again: Chapter 16


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kanbukai.com 2022-06-28 20:43:57

liusaidh-writing:

So… Going to share this blip of a story/idea I’ve had for awhile now. It’s never been anything but this and maybe a little bit more. It use no names, so isn’t specifically OL, but I definitely had Claire and Jamie in mind when writing.

** Fair warning: it’s rather dark and depressing, so if you aren’t in the mood for that sort of thing, please skip. it involves memory loss in a fictional world. **

Anyway… Enjoy!

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The dark was solace. It was peace, all black and gray, except for the stars behind her eyelids. She could feel him next to her, his breathing running through her, his heartbeat a thrum in her own veins. She took a deep breath, glad he was still there and not… 

She scratched an itch on her arm, reaching across with her right hand to touch her left, but instead meeting his fingers, wrapped as they were around her left hand. She hadn’t even felt his touch, and it worried her. Was she forgetting already? 

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twixnmix: Johnny Depp and  Winona Ryder photographed by Herb…

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Johnny Depp and  Winona Ryder photographed by Herb Ritts for British Vogue, 1991.

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