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Title: Zoom Zoom
Characters: CDG - for all five drabbles
Rating: PG
Prompt - Moss
Disclaimer: So not mine or they would be working on getting together. - for all four drabbles
Previous Drabbles: Ch 1; ; Ch 3; Ch 4; Ch 5; Ch 6; Ch 7; Ch 8; ; Ch 10; Ch 11; Ch 12; Ch 13; Ch 14; Ch 15; Ch 16; Ch 17


Zoom Zoom

by Lattelady


DG had always loved speed. She believed a rolling stone gathered no moss, so she kept on rolling. Even after she woke to a strange new world brightly lit by two suns, her feet, tenacity and infectious grin propelled her onward.

When she heard screams, picked up a stick and ran off to save a family from impossible odds, her life tilted on its axis more drastically than the spin of a travel storm. She had taken responsibility, she’d tried to help, and she came face to face with a tin man.

Her life would never be the same again.
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Title: Watching - Part 1 - In The Shadows
Prompt: Kitchen

Part 1 - In The Shadows


He didn’t know how she had the energy to slip out of her room, but she did. Everyone else with even half a brain was asleep, but not DG. She’d defeated the Witch, set her sister and all of the O.Z. free. Now five hours later she was still awake.

He followed her quietly down the back stairs to the kitchen and watched from the shadows while she gathered ingredients from cupboards, cooler, and shelves.

He relaxed and put his weapon back in its holster when he realized she was cooking. Not even she could get into trouble doing that.
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Title: Watching - Part 2 - Hidden Companionship
Prompt: Visit

Part 2 - Hidden Companionship


Late, every night for three months DG had gotten up and gone down to prepare food. Cain realized these visits into the Cook’s territory helped relax her, so he didn’t put a stop to them, but he did follow her.

She never acknowledged his hidden presence and he never talked about what he saw there.

Soon he was able to read her mood and how well she was adjusting by what she did in that room. When she made something that involved chopping onions, he knew she was sad. It allowed her tears to fall without giving into crying.
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Title: Watching - Part 3 - Choices
Prompt: Warrior

Part 3 - Choices


Summer was in full swing when DG’s nightly cooking took a bizarre turn. From his hiding place Cain heard her begin to hum. By the end of the week she was singing softly and dancing provocatively between the stove and the counter.

Late one night, she was lost in her own little world of Other Side music, when she heard a groan from the shadows. It was the first time he had betrayed his presence, but she was driving him crazy.

“You’re a warrior, not a dancer, but join me.” She held out her hand to him in invitation.
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Title: Watching - Part 4 - Through Waiting
Prompt: Cheer

Part 4 - Through Waiting


“Anything to keep my Princess cheerful.” He slowly joined her on the old black and white tile floor. At first he held her properly as they danced.

“You’ve done this before,” she accused.

“Once or twice.” He smiled and pulled her closer as her humming grew slower.

“You’re very good. Do you know other dances?” she whispered. He made her tingle just by touching her.

“Oh yeah and I plan on teaching you every one of them.” He grinned wickedly and slowly caressed her back to be sure his meaning was clear.

“Thank goodness,” she sighed and kissed him.

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The moving finger writes: and having writ Moves on. nor all your piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancal half a line, Nor all your tears wash out a word of it...The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

If I quiet the voices in my head, I would face the day with nothing to write. - Unknown

I must go down to the seas again the lonely sea and sky...J Masefield

Cinderella walked on broken glass,
Sleeping beauty let a whole lifetime pass.
Belle fell in love with a hideous beast,
Jasmine married a common thief.
Ariel walked on land for love and life,
Snow white barely escaped a knife.
It was all about blood, sweat, and tears.
Because love means facing your biggest fears


The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of...French Proverb

I have drempt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after. They've gone through me like wine through water and altered the colour of my mind ...E. Bronte

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage...Lao Tzu

It takes chaos to give birth to a dancing star ..F. Nietzsche

How many loved your moments of glad grace, and loved your beauty with love false or true? But one man loved the pilgrim Soul in you, and loved the sorrows of your changing face...Yeats

Let us go, you and I, when the evening is spread out against the sky...T. S. Eliot

In that book which is my memory, on the first page of the chapter, that is the day when I first met you, appears the words, "here begins a new life".
La Vita Nuova

Midnight courage of the heart...Jen Kirkwood

The three o-clock in the morning courage which Bonaparte thought was the rarest...Thoreau

Did you say it? I love you; I don't ever want to live without you; you changed my life. Did you say it?
Make a plan, set a goal, work toward it, but every now and then, look around, drink it in, 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow. - Meredith Grey

Shakespeare is easy, life is hard...Wheels

Don't try to be a great man, just be a man. Let history make up its own mind...Z.Cochron

I had a job to do and I was unafraid...Jack to John Creighton

For I dipt into the future, as far as the human eye could see. Saw the vision of the world, and the wonders that can be...RWW Hipwell

Without diviation from the norm, progress is impossible...F. Zappa

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea, In a beautiful pea-green boat: They took some honey and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note. The Owl looked up to the stars above, and sang to a small guitar...E Lear

Sweet and low, sweet and low, Wind of the western sea, Low, low, breathe and blow, Wind of the western sea! Over the rolling waters go, Come from the dying moon and blow, Blow him again to me;... Tennison

Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam
Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn... Keats

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