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    “You called me Dakin during class. Who’s Dakin? Another student?”

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    (There were other Dakins.)

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    The boys get together during a winter break for their own special tradition.

    (Originally posted 2014/12/29 as a fill for a prompt.)

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    Irwin receives an invitation, and recalls that history is about making moves.

    or not making them.
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    "Are you going, then?”

    “Where?” Irwin asks around a mouthful of egg salad.

    "To the big bloody graduation bonanza. I assume you got your invitation.”

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    Dakin sees a familiar face on his TV screen, Irwin doesn't see him.

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    Posner persuades Scripps to come and give a talk to his sixth-form class about applying for Oxbridge. Scripps has a strange feeling that history is repeating itself.

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    I just needed to write some fluff. Starts angsty, ends disgustingly happy. Plenty of clichés.

     

    “Irwin,” and saying the name again hurt, “You should go, don’t worry about me, you’re probably busy and I’ll be fine on my own. You don’t want to see me again.”

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    Scripps had nothing against London, nothing against the grey mornings when his alarm clock failed to wake him up and fog tried to swallow him whole as he dashed toward the nearby underground station. All in all, he was fairly pleased with the course his life had decided to take. And yet he didn't stop to think twice when Dakin sent him a telegraph and told him to pack his bags, book a boat ticket and start a new life.

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    This was written for Von five and a half years ago and I've just decided to move it over from LJ to here so it can find a new audience. It was supposed to be porny but it got feelings. I still like it. It's a retrospective look at Dakin and Scripps' relationship over the course of at least twenty years.

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    "I've got the rest of the summer left before I need to start having good ideas," he says, and takes another drink. "Think of it as a favour. You're helping me get all the recklessness of my youth over and done with before I go."

     

    Waiting for summer to end and life to begin, Dakin passes the time.

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    Irwin makes the first move, in the end.

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    What if they'd had that drink?

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    Dakin was a long way from school and even university but sometimes, on quiet afternoons in the office or long nights without sleep when the baby was crying, he found pieces of lessons drifting back to him. Poetry and plays and Irwin's “gobbets” but most of all Hector's lessons on history in the subjunctive.

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    Scripps' diary of his first term at Oxford.

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    Irwin is embarrassed, Dakin is triumphant, and the end-of-lunch bell is a moment killer.

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    Sunday afternoon - not in the subjunctive.

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    Irwin and Dakin never got around to having a drink, but other things did occur.

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    Dakin dreams and wakes up with someone else, remembering Irwin and Cutler's Grammar School

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    Dakin never told the boys that he and Posner had sex in the locker room on the last day of class. It didn't mean anything and thus didn't really matter anyway. Posner didn't tell anyone either, but that was to be expected.

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    "Well, to tell you the truth, food isn’t on the menu for the time being. I think you knew that though. Otherwise, you’d have just stayed home with your notes for an upcoming episode of your damn telly show.”

    Or in other words, Dakin finally bites the bullet and finds Irwin. In a chat room. In 2006.

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