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Bourne fic for ficangel

Happy birthday, m'dear! :) Here's a wee ficlet for you!

Title: Reflection
Fandom: Bourne Ultimatum
Pairing: Nicky/Jason
Rating: PG



He pauses, just for a moment, in the doorway of the bathroom, a somber reflection in the mirror. When she turns to face him, there’s a longing in his eyes, but it’s gone before she can even react to it. It’s her hair, dark and bobbed like Marie's was. He’s not seeing her, he’s seeing Marie. The ache she always feels around him, that constant, terrible ache, hammers her chest. She could go to him. She could reach out her hand to his face as she’d done so many, countless times before. She could draw him into a kiss, show that him that even if he doesn’t remember her, his body does. She thinks he might be enough of a gentleman, this new Jason Bourne, to give her what she wants, that he would be too polite to turn her down.

But he wouldn’t be remembering her, only Marie.

There’s a moment, the tiniest moment when she thinks he’s going to remember her. And then he turns away and she knows that that moment was lost long ago.

This man, Jason Bourne, may lay down for his life for her, he may trust her, but he has no idea who she is.

Nicky’s eyes meet her own reflection. She doesn’t look like herself. She’s not even sure who she is, anymore.

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stolen_kisses87
Dec. 7th, 2007 04:43 am (UTC)
This was really good, there isn't enough Jason/Nicky fics out there. I especially liked the ending, nice job.
halfdutch
Dec. 7th, 2007 07:18 am (UTC)
Thank you so much! I never thought of them as a couple until the third movie and then it was like, "Of course!"

And hey, you're also in Lost fandom, right? :)
stolen_kisses87
Dec. 7th, 2007 12:53 pm (UTC)
I am. I mostly ship Jack/Shannon but I'm pretty flexible usually, those two are just so pretty and broken together.
halfdutch
Dec. 8th, 2007 01:37 am (UTC)
Oh, I love Jack/Shannon! :) They really are very pretty and broken together, so true.
stolen_kisses87
Dec. 8th, 2007 04:04 am (UTC)
I think you ship Grey's Anatomy too..I'm totally friending you, like, ASAP.
halfdutch
Dec. 8th, 2007 04:42 am (UTC)
Friending back! :)

And yep, I watch GA but I'm mostly about the slash pairings, although I don't read 'em or write 'em much. And I'm inexplicably for Mer/Der, at least when I'm watching. Meredith is like Kate on Lost to me -- I just don't hate either one, even though so many do.
stolen_kisses87
Dec. 8th, 2007 05:04 am (UTC)
I don't mind some slash pairings but I'm more for the unusual-what-on-earth-are-you-thinking pairings myself. I do love Meredith though, and no matter what crazy stunt Shonda Rhimes pulls next I'll probably always ship Mer/Der. I like Kate as a character most of the time, I'm just usually against Jate. I'm usually okay with Sawyer and Kate as a couple though, their plethora of issues alone and as a couple kind of intrigue me.
halfdutch
Dec. 8th, 2007 05:52 am (UTC)
I'm fairly open to Jate in canon but Jate fic tends to end up being all about babies and that's really not my thing, LOL. And the way the show treats its pairings is rather shoddy, so I do enjoy non-canon pairings.

And Meredith, I just find that when she's sad, I'm sad and vice versa. And I never like Derek more than when he's hopelessly besotted with her. It's very hard to get chemistry to work on a show and I think they really have it, as do Sawyer and Kate. That said, I also enjoy the subtext of Mark/Derek and Meredith/Cristina.

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