I have a passion for them. I need them; I don’t enjoy stories without them and I don’t like to write such stories. I have to wrap everything up nicely; even after terrible things happen, life must go on, and characters must be okay with that. Uplift is what I seek in the end.
Life, however, isn’t like that. Sometimes it’s not okay, never will be okay again.
There was a story I read on whofic long ago, one I’ll never find again because I don’t know the title or the author and the content is so broad. It upset me so much, with its weak portrayal of the aftermath of death, that I felt compelled to answer. The result was Sound and Fury, on this blog.
Maybe that wasn’t enough.
The prompt which resulted in that story was this (or something like it): AU TenII after Rose’s death. Here I submit my own effort.
8/24/12 And here’s another one, which sort of resolves, sort of: