|Just two of my favourite characters.|
AA - The Oldbag Apocalypse, Ch 8The atmosphere around the office was all but welcoming the next day.AA - The Oldbag Apocalypse, Ch 8 by ~charcargo
As the group gathered round to eat what was nearly the last of the food the office contained, a heavy silence covered them. Phoenix, Maya and Gumshoe held their breaths, awaiting any conflict that could arise.
Edgeworth's head remained lowered, avoiding all eye-contact with everybody, particularly the two women who sat across from him. He had no idea what they were thinking at that moment, and didn't really want to find out. He knew the situation was entirely his fault, however still had no clue how to remedy it. For once, logic was failing him.
Kay was trying her best to
AA - The Promise Ch 5It came down to seconds.AA - The Promise Ch 5 by ~charcargo
Gumshoe had really hoped to enter the courtroom without much notice, to somehow discreetly hand Wright the information he'd recovered and – an even bigger miracle – Wright be able to understand his handwriting. Unfortunately, there was no time for that. As he'd walked in, the gavel was in the judge's hand, and the look of sheer disappointment on both the lawyer and his assistant's faces told the detective everything he needed to know.
"Wait!" he yelled. Just like the day before, all eyes turned to him, but this time he was much less concerned about it. "Please, I've found some more evidence, you can't de
AA - The Promise Ch 4Maggey hated the detention centre.AA - The Promise Ch 4 by ~charcargo
It didn't matter that she knew the guards on a first name basis from both her time on the force and her frequent visits, or that they acted nicely towards her because of it. It didn't matter that outside its walls was a man who hadn't given up on her.
She'd seen Franziska take Gumshoe off the case. He wouldn't have access to the crime scene any longer, and though his heart was set on it, what could he do? Determination could only get one so far, she'd learned that from experience. But she missed him, more than she thought possible. Part of her hoped he'd visit again.
Hours dragged by so slowly, and there
GT - StepsOne step after another.GT - Steps by ~charcargo
It became a chant in his mind as Yomiel walked along the deserted gravel road, the moon hanging high above him as it glowed brightly. The night sky was clear, not a cloud in sight. In the absence of the bright city lights, the stars had a chance to shine, piercing the darkness.
He stopped for a moment, and the small patter of paws on the path behind told him that Sissel was still following, though not quite keeping up. Looking into the sky, he exhaled a breath he'd never needed in the first place, frustration gripping at him.
It was all just so bright and beautiful and so goddamn breath-taking to an ordinary person,