I recently became determined to write a drabble. As a writer of epic fanfiction, I have always had respect for writers who can do drabbles, but the skill elludes me. What I ended up with was a body of ficlets mostly too long for drabble-length but shorter than even the usual length of my rare short fics. Some are connected to my Rediscovered Hearts AU and some are just random. So I'm just going to post each one separately because there's no rhyme or reason to them so it doesn't make sense to do a "collection".

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He wondered sometimes what his son thought of him. Some kids—like Rya'c—had fathers that no one would want to meet in a back alley at night. Others—like Carter O'Neill—had dads who took them hunting and fishing, watched football, and drove pick-up trucks. Pick-up trucks were cool. Daniel read. He dug up old pottery shards and translated stone tablets. He was, unquestionably, a geek. So, he was rather surprised the day he overheard Nicky and Carter 's "duel of the dads" game.

"Yeah," Nicky shrugged, "but my dad figured out what was in your dad's fron."