|Line of Duty
Author: Manon PM
Drabble. Visiting hour in time of war.Rated: Fiction K - English - Drama - Words: 102 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 03-09-06 - Status: Complete - id: 2836234
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It takes Florian some time to reach him, passing down the long aisle from one makeshift cot to another, with a word or a handclasp for every patient. Finally he settles into a crouch at the journalist's side. "Well, my friend."
He lays a hand on the damp forehead. No response.
"This," Florian says, "is disgraceful. A comic genius of your caliber has no business playing at tragedy."
He counts Keller's smile -- faint, wry -- as a victory.