|snakeling (snakeling) wrote in snakelingsrecs,|
@ 2008-06-13 21:25:00
I usually approach mpreg with a great deal of wariness, because most of it is dire, but the author pulls off a serious mpreg without once writing the characters OOC.
The pregnancy itself is written realistically, never for comic effect, and the explanation is never handwoven, and is in fact an integral part of the plot.
“You really are swollen.”
“Not something I would lie about.”
“Well, no offense, mate, but you were the one who told me you’d got an infection from a paper cut.” Owen didn’t take his hands away. They were cold, and Ianto tipped his head back to look at the ceiling. “I take it with a grain of salt.”
“Do you do the same for yourself? ‘No pulse, might be dead’?”
“I can call Jack.”
“I can shoot you.”
There was a beat of pause before Owen looked up and grinned. “I almost like you like this.”