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29 October 2011 @ 12:43 pm
FK Recommendation October 2011  

What's Good?  With Halloween approaching, I am tickled to get to spotlight the appropriately frightening "Drowning" (2010, R, ~1K) by [archiveofourown.org profile] gryphonrhi in the recommendation-of-the-month project.  This chilling drama of villain-on-villain violence — mind the rating — characterizes Lacroix with resonant canonicity and ruthlessly celebrates the conundrum of Lacroix as Nick's antithesis and ally.

     A man whose collarbone is broken on each side does not easily draw a gun, which relieved me of one attacker. As for the other, it takes very little pressure for a vampire to break fingers, mortal or otherwise. I simply closed my hand around his on the gun and listened to his attempt to scream while inhaling.

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What's New on FKFic-L?  September saw three stories by one author, all from the fkcommentfic game.  October so far has seen two stories, also by that author. 

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greerwatsongreerwatson on October 31st, 2011 03:46 am (UTC)
Again you come up with one I've missed! And well recommended, too: that strikes me as very much LaCroix's voice. It's interesting to read a story in which his focus is not primarily on Nick (though, admittedly, it does trend that way by the end).
Amy R.: Lacroixbrightknightie on November 1st, 2011 06:13 pm (UTC)
I'm glad that you found Rhi's "Drowning" interesting and well-voiced! It's been too long since I last pointed to a Lacroix-centric story.