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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Vala

She makes him angry—no. She makes him want to throttle her. She lies and she cheats, and sometimes she still steals. Then she bounces and giggles and grabs his hand and drags him onto the dance floor, and all the time he wonders why the hell he took her dancing in the first place. She's supremely confident and desperately unsure of herself. She's selfish and materialistic, and she'd give her shirt to a child who was shivering. He sees things in her that noone else does, and he's borne the brunt of all the rest. She's about as close to his type as a twig is to an elephant. He loves her, and it terrifies him.