23/9/12

avery11: (basset hound)

Author: Avery11
Genre: Gen
             (The story is posted in two parts due to LJ size constraints. Follow the link at the end of Part One to get to Part Two.)



DEATH IN VENICE



DEATH IN VENICE

Part One

   They stood on the quay outside Marco Polo Airport, their luggage piled about them, waiting for the water taxi that would convey them across the Venetian Lagoon to their hotel. Illya shivered, and raised the collar of his trench coat against the bitter wind blowing in off the Adriatic.

    “It never fails,” he muttered. “Every time we are in Venice, I end up with a head cold.”

    “Quit complaining, tovarisch,” Napoleon replied cheerfully. He shaded his eyes with his hand, hoping to get a better view of the stunning brunette in the chartreuse minidress, just now climbing out of a taxicab.

    “I am not complaining. I am merely stating the facts. Venice is not good for my health. Remember what happened the last time we were here?”


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avery11: (basset hound)



Author: Avery11
Genre: Gen
(The story is posted in two parts due to LJ size constraints. This is Part Two.
To read Part One GO HERE)     





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DEATH IN VENICE

Part Two




    Illya woke to find himself on a stone floor. His wrists were encased in thick manacles, attached by chains to spikes hammered into the wall. He had been stripped down to his boxers, and now he shivered in the chill of the room. His partner lay beside him, unconscious.  


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