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13 October 2010 @ 02:54 am
Drabble: Arms Length (Nathan/Mandy R)  
Title: Arms Length
Prompt: I know you lie, but I can’t stay away. Nathan.
Characters/Pairing: Nathaniel Nott/Mandy Brocklehurst
Rating: R
Warnings: Drug use and addiction
Word count: 100
Summary: It’s only in the middle of the night, when she’s truly unconscious, that he can hold her.
A/N: 10 prompts-10 days with delayed_poet. I’m really heavy on the angst, aren’t I?


Mandy lay passed out on Nathan’s bed. She’d lied to him, again, about the drugs. It didn’t matter how many times he found her stash. She kept chasing the high and kept pushing him away.

He couldn’t explain how much he wanted his Mandy back. The one he made love to, the one who loved without fear.

Nathan lay and wrapped his arms around her, pulling her close. It was only now that he could hold her like this. In the morning, it would be arms-length again.

“I know you lie,” he murmured to her. “But I can’t stay away.”
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Delayed Poet: Heartdelayed_poet on October 13th, 2010 01:54 pm (UTC)
Awwwwwww! *sniffles* Not what I was expecting, but somehow so much better! <3 I really can't wait to get to the drug arc, it's going to be so sad and angsty!
Gelseygelsey on October 13th, 2010 08:29 pm (UTC)
What were you expecting? *curious*

Glad you liked it! <3