ellymelly: (never speak of this fanfic)
So, in honour of nanowrimo - a short original ficlet. Yes, you may have seen this at [livejournal.com profile] loveletters_v1 but it has been changed slightly since then. Tell me what you think - I know it's not fanfic (so most people will skim over this) but it is about science, love and Galileo. OH and if you recognise the first sentence...then yes, yes you do.

Title: The Greatest Love of His Life
by:[info]ellymelly
Prompt Response to:
“Poison is in everything, and nothing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.” – Paracelsus

Word count: 1 710

 

The cobbled streets were difficult to pick out from the buildings that huddled along their edges. Facades faded into an expanse of stone, dwarfed in years by a gnarled olive tree, branching out from a gardened corner. The marble capping is gone, plucked from the walls revealing a crumbling network of holes occupied by affectionate pigeons. In pairs, they preened each other and settled down for the night. Their soft cooing replaced the trade voices which shouted across rotting produce where coins rolled down alleyways, escaping out of sight.

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