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".



Vala picked up the bottle of Hidden Valley Ranch beside her, flipped the cap, and poured more of the creamy, white condiment onto the already drowning salad. Then she twirled her fork and stabbed it backwards into a cucumber, which she lifted to her lips and took a thoughtful bite. A bit of the dressing smeared onto the corner of her mouth, and Daniel had to restrain the urge to lean forward and kiss it off. He hid his discomfort by handing her a napkin.

"Thanks," she murmured.

"You're welcome."

Simple. Polite. Breathe, Jackson. Breathe. Don't look. Just. Breathe