General Library: Are We Ashes and Wine? by Kihin Ranno

Rating:PG13 Created:2009-12-31
Genre:Drama Updated:2009-12-31
Style:General Status:Complete
Setting:Alternate Universe

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He sits across from you at the table, glasses perched on the end of his Roman nose and a hand-rolled cigarillo hanging from his bee-stung lips. He stares at you with those clear-blue eyes you once adored, even if they always did look they were laughing at you, and the joke was a cruel one. But then all his jokes are cruel. Its just who he is.

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Written for the 2009 Senshi/Shitennou Ficathon. Inspired by the song "Ashes and Wine" by A Fine Frenzy.

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Review by Starsea 2010-01-04

It's hard for me to objective about this story because I love it so much. I think you capture the cruel edge that exists between these two, not just because of Jadeite's betrayal but because neither of them are very kind: "But then all his jokes are cruel. Its just who he is."

I love how their conversation is more like a duel than anything else, both of them thrusting and parrying: "Such maneuvering for a father and daughter.

I imagine your family dinners are si... (more)

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