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03 February 2007 @ 12:09 am
Challenge 12: Shadows - By Candlelight  
Title: By Candlelight
Author: Me, cupati
Characters: Gwen
Challenge: #12, Shadows
Rating: G
Notes: No spoilers.

Gwen still couldn’t believe these people.

She stood in the darkness, watching the candles flicker, casting strange silhouettes on the walls. A dark shape flew overhead, glad of night at last.

Owen gave her a look, one she recognised all too well. Don’t just stand there. But she had no idea what to do, where to go. If she had been briefed on what to do in such a situation, she wouldn’t have been so surprised when it arrived.

What kind of an institute didn’t have emergency lighting?

Why didn’t they just use the torches that they kept waving about?
 
 
 
fajrdrakofajrdrako on February 3rd, 2007 02:37 am (UTC)
Nice use of darkness!
cupati: takeawaycupati on February 3rd, 2007 07:06 pm (UTC)
Thankyou! I just wanted candles, to be honest.
Cassandra: teeheeheemirabilelectu on February 3rd, 2007 11:36 am (UTC)
Hee!

They would so do it, too.
cupati: pairscupati on February 3rd, 2007 07:06 pm (UTC)
Aye.
Firkin' things: Torchwood - Jack b/wfirko on February 5th, 2007 02:08 pm (UTC)
Yep - could definitely see this happening. They love a touch of the gothic!
cupati: pairscupati on February 5th, 2007 11:10 pm (UTC)
Oh yeh. ;)
I'm a walking doodle: sniggermad_jaks on February 10th, 2007 05:26 pm (UTC)
teeheeeheeeheee
cupati: takeawaycupati on February 17th, 2007 01:05 am (UTC)
Thanks!