|snakeling (snakeling) wrote in snakelingsrecs,|
@ 2008-01-29 20:47:00
One trope I really like is two people who get into a purely sexual relationship, and discover too late that they've developed feelings for each other. This story is a perfect example, and keeps both men perfectly in character. Bond especially rings true, as he never becomes maudlin and realises his feelings through jealousy and possessiveness.
Bond ignored him, picking a fresh clip for his gun. It clicked into place and Bond turned back towards him.
“Tell you what. You hit the centre of that target and I’ll go to your appointment. How is that?”
The look on his face told John everything he needed to know about what Bond thought of his abilities.
“You’ll go if I hit the target?” he asked doubtfully.
Raising an eyebrow at him, he took the proffered weapon and calmly emptied it into the target. Dead centre. Ignoring the look of disbelief on Bond’s face, he politely handed him back the gun and shoved a post-it at him.
“Here is your new appointment. Don’t be late.”