grittyfic: (Gene Genie)
grittyfic ([personal profile] grittyfic) wrote2010-06-27 02:40 pm

Temptation

Title: Temptation
Fandom: Life on Mars
Genre: Contemplation
Characters: Gene, Sam
Rating: PG / Green Cortina
Word Count: Drabble!
Warnings/Notes: For the [livejournal.com profile] lifein1973 Friday Drabble Challenge, answering prompts "Neck" and "Stroke". Posted there and linked at my main blog. All things Life on Mars belong to Auntie Beeb and Kudos. I'm just playing with them.
Summary: Gene contemplates one of Sam's finer features

Temptation

No one had ever bothered him that way – not the Missus, nor pretty Jenny who traded his cherry for hers in the bombed-out factory by the canal before he left for his tour with the Service, nor Tommy, with whom he’d made a similar exchange one dark night in Palestine. He’d had no such urge to stroke, or suck, or mark.

Was it the exposed nape, the tendons jutting out in stark relief, or the bobbing Adam’s-apple? What was it about that white column between the stuck-out chin and loudly-patterned lapels of his new D.I. that called to him?