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I took prompts, and I'll be posting the drabbles as I complete them.

3. alienor77310 prompted me with the drabble title and greed.

Fighting for Chocolate (G; Snermione, OFS; 100 words)

The game wasn't familiar to the eight-year-old: her mother was bent backward over the counter top, her arm, held high while chocolate slid slowly down it—chocolate that her father was busily licking off, bit by bit.

That's a bloody stupid way to play Keep-Away, Merva thought, as her father took one of her mother's fingers into his mouth to suck.


And there's no chocolate there. . . . Ew.

"I'll have it all, Hermione."

You might at least share, thought Merva in disgust, returning to bed.

Apparently, she didn't need a drink of water as much as her parents did their dessert.


( 12 comments — Leave a comment )
Nov. 30th, 2008 03:43 am (UTC)
LOL! Poor Merva! Lucky Hermione!
Nov. 30th, 2008 03:56 am (UTC)
Nov. 30th, 2008 07:00 am (UTC)
*giggles* Thank you!

And there's no chocolate there. . . . Ew.
*giggles more*
Nov. 30th, 2008 06:55 pm (UTC)
You're welcome. *beams*
Nov. 30th, 2008 10:45 am (UTC)

Oh for a pot of chocolate of my own.
Nov. 30th, 2008 06:54 pm (UTC)

That's what they're doing—making chocolate fondue! ;)
Nov. 30th, 2008 06:59 pm (UTC)
Yesh, absolutely. And he's old and his eyesight is fading so he was being extra careful in case he missed a bit
Nov. 30th, 2008 08:56 pm (UTC)
Poor Merva! "Old" people are so icky. ;)
Nov. 30th, 2008 05:42 pm (UTC)
Oh, this is awesome! *snicker* Poor Merva.
Nov. 30th, 2008 06:51 pm (UTC)
Thank you! Ill-mannered parents are such a trial. ;)
Dec. 3rd, 2008 03:29 am (UTC)
I think Merva will remember to put a glass of water on her night stand from now on...
Dec. 3rd, 2008 07:04 pm (UTC)
I agree. ;)
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