Cabin Pressure fic: “The Z Episode”
Word count: 8,350
Extract: “Arthur,” Douglas interrupts. “Can I have a word with you in the office?”
Carolyn looks at him suspiciously. “What are you up to?” she asks.
“Nothing,” Douglas says casually. “Just need a chat with young Mr. Moneybags here.”
Arthur looks around the portacabin in bewilderment.
“That’s you, Arthur,” Douglas tells him. “Come with me, if you don’t mind.”
He looks reassuringly at Carolyn, whose frown instantly deepens, but she takes her arm from around her son.
“Keep it simple,” she says, and Douglas winces.
“God help me,” he murmurs.
Cabin Pressure fic: The Z Episode
There have been several stories written by different authors with their suggestions of how events may unfold after the events of “Yverdon-les-Bains”. This … is one of them.
It’s not for me to urge you to read this story because obviously it’s entirely up to you, but I am tempted to use the words of Giancarlo/Mandela in “Timbuktu”: “No, ’ave a proper look! I spent ages on that!”
Title: The Z Episode
Author: Ariane DeVere
Full story length: approx 8000 words. This chapter: 1638 words
Chapter 1 (of 3) here:
Chapter 2 will follow on Wednesday; and chapter 3 on Friday.
Sherlock fic: Take the Long Way Home
Word count: 1534
Somewhat nervously, I took out my phone, checked that nobody was within earshot, and then dialled the number on the card I had been given some months ago.
“Mr. Holmes, it’s Mike Stamford,” I said. “I think it might be time.”
Summary: Two old friends meet in a park. It’s just lucky coincidence … isn’t it?
In which Mycroft is plottily plotting, and Mike Stamford is as BAMFy as he can possibly be.
Herc Shipwright: “If I may just interrupt the flow of ignorant bile for a moment, which house is it?”
asks the man with a pilot’s excellent sense of direction, a map, and GPS on his phone … and who picked Carolyn up from that house only a few hours ago.