|Celandine's Chronicle (celandineb) wrote in adventdrabbles,|
@ 2008-12-24 14:38:00
|Entry tags:||contributor: celandineb, dec24, fandom: history boys, year: 2008|
Dec24, History Boys, Irwin/Dakin, (Dis)Appointment
Fandom: History Boys
Note: For westernredcedar.
Smoke wreathed Dakin's face as he exhaled, artfully letting it trickle out so as not to blow into Irwin's face.
Irwin recognized the gambit when Dakin offered him a drag, but he accepted it nevertheless. Sharing a cigarette was always a good first move; once your lips had both touched the same place, it wasn't a big step to having them touch directly.
"Pursuant to our conversation of the other day," Dakin said after he'd taken the cigarette back, "what's your interest?"
At the direct question, Irwin choked, and coughed, and woke to the cold white walls of the hospital.