18 Works in Francis Abernathy

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    “I want you to realize that I don’t owe you anything, alright? I don’t have to give you peace, whatever the hell that means, but you’ve got me here, and there’s nowhere else for either of us to go, so ask. What do you want to know, Charles? What do you want from me?”

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    Julian Morrow learnt how to paint in his younger years, striving for his own sense of Beauty. It was his passion, Beauty, along with the Classics. Painting was only a vehicle. Pre&Post Bacchanalia, with some of my headcanons.

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    They don’t make eye contact, and don’t have to.

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    There are too many secrets pinned to Charles's heart, and Francis is not quite ruthless enough to tear them free.

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    157
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    Sometimes when the memories became too much, when Richard could feel the metaphorical blood on his hands (out, damned spot), he would seek out Francis, an antidote to guilt--at least for the moment.

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    If you allow yourself to be carried by winds and currents, it is quite easy to lose things such as names, time, gravity, and even your sanity.

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    3
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    When Henry comes back from Italy early and saves Richard's life, he sets things in motion that neither of them would've predicted.

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    He is growing brittle, and at some point, like the avalanche triggered by the earthquake, his pieces will fall.

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    much like Bunny and Rome, Henry and Francis share a few weeks in Paris. probable au, but more than likely set in the years before the Secret History is written.

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    Francis visits Henry's grave just once in the years following the funeral.

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    "Part of him wondered if he was never destined for contentment, if it simply wasn't in his nature to be whole. Because he certainly wasn't, he was fractured and cracked and chipped and every now and then another little bit fell away. He was eroding."

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    8
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    1
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    Last night, they murdered a man.

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    Julian Morrow was always supposed to be a somebody, and it’s not until his third summer in Rome, twenty-four and tan and smoking cigarettes on his balcony, that he realises that he was born a somebody, and there is nothing his father can do about it, either.

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    19
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    Perspective isn't always comforting

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    “Yes. …Well,” he amended, “as fine as it’s possible to be, given the circumstances.” His toes curled into the sheet, and I found myself staring at them dumbly, knocked off-balance when he spoke again, his voice higher than it normally was; tremulous, childish. “Do you suppose it hurt at all?”

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    Richard is witness to many things he does not understand during his first year at Hampden.

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    1
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    7
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    10
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    3
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    "I have spent years, since then, wishing I had never seen or spoken to him. But that would have been impossible for a number of reasons, and then I would have no story to tell."

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    6
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    652
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    A stolen moment between two young men.

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    6
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    2
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    655

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