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Title: Remember<br>Fandom/Universe: Marvel | Avengers | Movie<br>Characters/Pairings: Natasha Romanova<br>Prompt/Exercise: Write a fragment of a story that is made up entirely of imperative commands. 500 words.<br>Word Count: 487
Notes: This was really strange to write. It's kinda hard to write in all commands.
Wake up in a strange place. Remember what happened the night before; you're on the job. Glance around the room, stark and empty. Feel the residual warmth lingering in the spot next to you on the bed. Untangle from the sheets and stumble to your feet, still clumsy from sleep. Notice the bathroom door is closed, your bed partner must be inside. Look around the room, opening drawers, searching the closet. You need to find something. That's what you're here for. Don't take time to regret what happened last night. Follow your orders. Don't forget that this is your job now.Find the flash drive tucked under the nightstand. Make a copy of it quickly as you hear the water turning off in the bathroom. Put it back before the door opens. Lay back down on the bed like you've been waiting. Smile at the man that steps into the room. Say goodbye quickly so you can get back to work. Dress slowly, hesitating when you go to leave. Don't appear to eager to get out of there. Don't make him suspicious.
Get back to SHIELD. Report back to Fury. Hand over the flash drive that you worked so hard to get. Go to the training room and work out your frustrations on the punching bag. Hit it harder and harder until your breathing is heavy and you can't anymore. Heave a sigh before sitting on the bench against the wall and wait for someone else to show up. Try to relax. Remember the mission is over and there's nothing for you to do until the next one, which may come soon but may not be here for another week or so. Close your eyes and lean against the wall. Take deep breaths as you calm yo...
For the moment I'll mainly be using this journal to post drabbles written from writing exercises in a book I have called The 3 A.M. Epiphany.
Fandom/Universe: Marvel | Avengers | Movie
Characters/Pairings: Clint Barton; other Avengers
Prompt/Exercise: Write a first person story in which you use the first person pronoun only two times--but keep the I somehow important to the narrative you're constructing. 600 words.
Word Count: 600
Sometimes when the latest near-apocalypse is over I prefer to just sit back and observe; watch everyone else as they go about their post-battle rituals. They're all set in their ways, recent as the idea of being a team is, although everyone's adapted to fit around each other.
Natasha goes off by herself more often than not. She takes things slowly, catches her breath, stretches out her muscles. She's the only other one that seems to understand the idea of cooling down; guess it comes from her days as a dancer. You can still see the training in the way she moves. Beautiful, but deadly.
Steve just sits and looks ready. He's Captain America, after all; ready is his natural state, right? He's ready in that way that you just know he'll jump into action at any moment. Star Spangled Man with the Plan. Although more often than not his plans need a little...umph. A little improvisation to improve on them. He's not so good at that part sometimes. He's pretty rigid. Guess its the army training.
Thor is another story entirely. While Steve and Natasha are quiet and subdued, Thor is loud, ready for another battle right at that moment. He hungers for it; its in the way he grins as his hammer hits the bad guy; the way he adjusts his grip constantly, ready to strike out at anything that approaches that he deems worthy to strike. Sometimes its the conference room table. He's gone through twenty of the...
This is my new writing journal. And by "new" I mean "the journal that used to be a blog, then wasn't, then was again, and is now being re-purposed."
I intend to use this journal for semi-daily drabbles to flex the writing muscles. They will pretty much all be fandom-related as that's typically what I do. What you can expect to see: mostly Marvel things (lots of Hawkeye and Iron Man), some Joss-y stuff, and the occasional divergence into other things I enjoy. As I said, this is now my writing journal so it will mostly be short-form stories, very rarely will there be blog-type things.