Richard studies the pottery in the Japanese selection carefully. The placard reads Kintsugi and the pots are veined with lines of gold. Some of them are so veiny that Richard thinks momentarily of the light angel veins around one’s heart. He wonders if these pots are living breathing things.
He does not know why he is reminded of Henry when he studies the pottery.
wherein richard does not quite recover from his disastrous winter
Then I looked up at Francis, pale as the dead but for the bags under his eyes, and realised that our combined miseries might be infinitesimally more bearable if we were to bear them together. I blurted out, “Come back to Los Angeles with me.”
Francis burst into laughter. “Oh,” he said, “you’re serious.”
The one where it ends slightly differently: Richard leaves Boston, Francis follows.
- Part 10 of renaissance sampler
When Henry comes back from Italy early and saves Richard's life, he sets things in motion that neither of them would've predicted.
When a phone call informing him of his father’s death sends him on an unexpected and unwanted trip back to his childhood home, Murdoc finds himself confronted with more questions about his origins than he ever could have anticipated. Who knew a couple of shoe boxes, left to gather dust in his father’s closet, could contain such heart-wrenching secrets. And why is 2D so invested? Post-canon. 2Doc.
Complete as of December 2019! Now with fanart =D
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12 Jan 2021