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Primeval: Drabble, Passage of Time 
29th-Jul-2010 04:10 pm
Benedict - Metro

Title : Passage of Time
Author : Ariane DeVere
Rating : PG
Character : Taylor (from Season 2 Episode 5)
Disclaimer : Primeval belongs to way more powerful and wealthy people than me.
Warnings : Mention of character deaths (so, see, I told you it was fiction!)

It had been seven years since she’d seen him. They hadn’t kept in touch, but he’d promised and she had worked hard to prove herself worthy of his trust. Still, her hands were shaking as she dialled the number, explained who she was and asked for Nick.

“I’m really sorry, but Professor Cutter passed away several years ago.”

She stared at the wall in shocked disbelief. It took several moments to pull herself together.

“All right, put me through to Stephen Hart. Just tell him I wouldn’t let him carry me. He’ll remember me.”

The receptionist paused. “Oh dear ...”

29th-Jul-2010 03:36 pm (UTC)
Oh noes, poor Taylor!
29th-Jul-2010 03:41 pm (UTC)
Oh, that is heartbreaking. Cracking idea though and well done.
29th-Jul-2010 03:54 pm (UTC)
This is adorable, in a terribly sad kind of way. I happen to think of the fact that, if she were to ever grow older and call them up, they would be dead - every single time I watch that episode. And I happened to watch that episode today, so this was nice to be able to read it today. Thank you for writing this.
29th-Jul-2010 05:03 pm (UTC)
Eek! Waah! This really packs a punch. And I always have this image of grown-up Taylor following up on her pledge to work at the ARC.
29th-Jul-2010 05:10 pm (UTC)
at first, I thought this was Helen (then I saw the Character listed).

either way, you've crafted quite a good gut-punch.

29th-Jul-2010 05:17 pm (UTC)
Agh! Poor Taylor. :(
29th-Jul-2010 05:23 pm (UTC)
Oh dear, indeed. Poor Taylor.
*dials Denial*
29th-Jul-2010 07:06 pm (UTC)
Eep! Poor Taylor. And after she waited so long too...
30th-Jul-2010 12:13 pm (UTC)

Angst aplenty! Poor Taylor getting that double news...

////Mention of character deaths (so, see, I told you it was fiction!)////

*is relieved* *G*

30th-Jul-2010 12:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the kind comments. Now I remember who woke my bunny: someone briefly popped into a meeting yesterday, and left saying, "See ya," in exactly the same way that Nick said it to Taylor towards the end of the episode.

It doesn't take much to set me off!

Edited at 2010-07-30 01:31 pm (UTC)
31st-Jul-2010 03:45 pm (UTC)
Poor Taylor, after all that hoping and planning to find out that they're gone. (and yes, it is fiction)
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