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20 December 2012 @ 03:15 am
Fic: ‘Tis the Season: A simple question.  
Title: ‘Tis the Season: A simple question.
Fandom: Hogfather (movie)
Rating: (G)
Time Period: During events in Hogfather.
Summary: A not-simple question.

Author's Note: This is quick ‘n’ dirty (for definition see the F. A. Q.).

Just trying Susan out.

All characters contained herein are the intellectual property of Terry Pratchett and Vadim Jean (his interpretation); I am not affiliated with nor endorsed by them.



“Yes, Twyla?”

“Why do we have to put these up?” The girl holds up a paper chain.

Why couldn’t she ask a simpler question?, Susan wonders but she can’t help a small smiggle of pride wriggling in. “We decorate in order to celebrate Hogswatch.”


Susan looks at her, turning from putting the kettle on; she knows about Hogswatch but not the way that Twyla does --- her parents had taught her to be sensible, to put distanced between he and her grandfather.

Who was Death. Skeleton, cloak, scythe, white horse. The whole lot.


“Yes, Susan?”

“Tea shall be soon.”

“What about my question?”

“I answered it. Think on what I said and then come back to me. Ask Gawain if he’d like hot chocolate to drink.”

“Yes, Susan.”

As she walks away, Susan sets the kettle on the stove and turns to fetch three mugs.
Armchair DM: Igor: A Rod Of Silencearmchairdm on December 20th, 2012 01:17 pm (UTC)
Heh. I love Susan...
F. J.: shalowater: golden candlesmorethanacandle on December 20th, 2012 02:41 pm (UTC)
I'd hate to see her version of a simple question.