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Drabble: Surprise! - Words in the Heroes' Tongue
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Drabble: Surprise!
Number nine in my ‘Nantucket Slayride’ series of AtS/Moby Dick crossover drabbles. Two in quick succession because I wanted to get this one up while it is still a certain ‘International Day’, at least in California, although I’ve missed it by nearly seven hours in my own time zone. Previous instalments are HERE. 100 words, PG-13.


Surprise!


“The Groosalug has been summoned from the scum pits of Ur, Highness,” Silas the High Priest announced. “Perhaps you have seen him in a vision. He shall arrive soon. Everyone is most anxious for Your Majesty to successfully com-shuk with him.” He saw a look of blank incomprehension on the face of the new ruler of Pylea. “The com-shuk is a mating ritual,” Silas explained.

“A mating ritual?”

“Indeed. All will be as foretold.” Silas frowned slightly as he looked upon the tattooed visage of the Seer. “Although I must confess, Prince Queequeg, we were expecting someone a little prettier.”

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A/N: the day in question is International Slash Day.

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adriana_is From: adriana_is Date: July 2nd, 2006 06:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Yep. You made it. It's 11:07 pm right now. :))
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 2nd, 2006 07:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
I knew I'd make it; my job requires me to know the time zone differences between the Isle of Man and virtually everywhere else on Earth.
ffutures From: ffutures Date: July 2nd, 2006 08:22 am (UTC) (Link)
Sounds like they were made for each other...
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 2nd, 2006 07:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Although I'm sure that Groo would have preferred Cordelia.
quinara From: quinara Date: July 2nd, 2006 10:08 am (UTC) (Link)
Hah!
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 2nd, 2006 07:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
enigmaticblues From: enigmaticblues Date: July 2nd, 2006 07:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
Heh. Groo might be a little surprised...
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 2nd, 2006 07:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Indeed.
frimfram From: frimfram Date: July 2nd, 2006 08:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
Is this your first foray into slash? With imagery like this, I really hope it's not your last. Though the hope is battling to triumph over expectation.
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 2nd, 2006 09:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
Actually I've written quite a few m-slash drabbles, starting with We All Live In A Yellow Submarine. The others are Who's The Daddy?, Happiness is a warm Gunn, and a 600-word ficlet Sweet Xander's Baadasssss Song. The last one is a link to my website as I don't seem to have put it into Memories when I posted it on LiveJournal (or else I never posted it here!) and I can't track it down anywhere apart from at my site.

I've also done a transgender fic Nancy Boy; and, of course, a lot of femmeslash, not all of it canonical.
lilred26x From: lilred26x Date: July 3rd, 2006 02:44 am (UTC) (Link)
I have to agree that Cordelia was prettier! :)
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 3rd, 2006 02:49 am (UTC) (Link)
Yes, and I don't think that that gilded bikini and whispy gauze outfit would have done Queequeg any favours.
cbtreks From: cbtreks Date: July 5th, 2006 07:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
Wonder what kind of makeover Queequeg will give the Grusalug? (And I just typed "Queenqueg" and had to go back. Freudian much?)

Somehow I'd missed a couple of those other stories. "Sweet Xander's Badass Song" is too funny!
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: July 7th, 2006 08:09 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you1
basilio_the_cat From: basilio_the_cat Date: July 7th, 2006 04:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
I wonder how Groo liked the Highness :)
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