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drabble

100, 200, 300, 400 or 500 words exactly.


Advancing

part 1 of Threshold

FFXII. Fran, origins. The Wood is not a sanctuary.

Style   drabble

Tags   betrayal, violence, 500 creativity exercises, coming of age, 2007-11

Relationships   family


Airstrike

part 5 of Threshold

FFXII, three snapshots. Unfortunately, Judge Ffamran missed the part of the job description that involved mass killings. There is no comfort to be had at home.

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   angst, exile, imperialism, coming of age, 2009-04

Relationships   family


Atonement

part 23 of Threshold

FFXII. The beginning of the end. Ivalice changes; the trouble with time is that every passing year devalues itself as currency.

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   dystopia, angst, aging, duty, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-10

Relationships   partnership, f/m, friendship, family


Beautiful People

Where the surface matters, but not how they thought it would.

Genre   romance

Style   third person, drabble

Tags   gender themes, aging, alternative lifestyle, 500 creativity exercises

Relationships   f/m


Bliss

part 10 of Threshold

Basch and Fran. An oasis and an invitation.

Genre   romance

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   500 creativity exercises, xeno

Relationships   f/m


Busted

You ran the bath while he collected the key you left for him at reception. You opened the champagne as he stepped from the lift. You slipped into the bath as he turned down your hall.

Genre   satire, romance

Style   drabble, stream of consciousness, second person

Tags   infidelity

Relationships   f/m


But Some of Her Best Friends are Bangaa!

part 13 of Threshold

FFXII. Vaan asks a personal question. Penelo's drunk enough to answer.

Style   drabble

Tags   500 creativity exercises, xeno, 2009-10


Down in Lowtown

part 11 of Threshold

FFXII. Vossler the monarchist (sort of), suddenly learning the difference between country and crown.

Style   third person, drabble

Tags   imperialism, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-02


For Love of Battle

part 4 of Threshold

FFXII. Ffamran and Fran, Basch and Vossler, Ffamran and Cidolphus. Three interludes, and the methodologies of freedom.

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   steampunk, alienation, 500 creativity exercises, coming of age, 2009-08

Relationships   partnership, friendship, family


Greener

Wear your corporate success proudly, sweetheart; collars and cuffs synonyms for platinum-class shackles.

Genre   realistic

Style   drabble, stream of consciousness, second person

Tags   modern life, 500 creativity exercises


Reciprocation

part 7 of Threshold

FFXII. Balthier and Fran. A mutually negotiated endeavor and satisfactory outcome for all.

Style   drabble

Tags   age difference, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies, xeno, 2009-07

Relationships   partnership, f/m


Threshold

part 6 of Threshold

FFXII. Ffamran meets Fran, as well as the rest of the YPA.

Style   drabble

Tags   steampunk, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-11

Relationships   friendship


Trust

part 21 of Threshold

FFXII, Balthier and Fran. Do we call this kidfic?

Genre   romance

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   angst, aging, 500 creativity exercises, parenthood, 2009-06

Relationships   f/m, family