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17 October 2008 @ 06:08 pm
Prison Break Gen Fiction: Nine Innings Of The Right Kind Of Nothing (Humor, All-Dialogue, PG)  
Title: Nine Innings Of The Right Kind Of Nothing
Author: HalfshellVenus
Characters: Michael and Lincoln (Gen, Humor, All-dialogue)
Rating: PG
Summary: A little bit of silliness for msgenevieve's birthday. Only slightly late. ;)

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"What's that?"

"What does it look like, Michael? It's a hot dog!"

"I know that, I mean what's wrong with it?"

"What? Nothing—it's perfect! It's got cheese and sauerkraut and ketchup and relish and mustard—the works!"

"You know what it looks like, don't you?"

"A hot dog."

"Oh, come on, Lincoln. You've been drunk enough times, you've got to have seen piles of—"

"All right, Michael, I get the point already. Clearly you don't want it."

"You're right. Could you… just eat it over there, okay?"

"Sure. Mmmph. So, what happened while I was gone?"

"Cubs dropped two flies and gave up a steal. They're tanking."

"Yeah, what else is new? I'm sorry, though, Michael. I mean, it is your birthday. I hoped they'd do better."

"That's okay—the Cubs losing is kind of part of the birthday tradition."

"Hah! You said it, not me. So, you want a bite?"

"I really don't. But thanks."

"Any time, Michael. How about some soda?"

"Sure, I'll have a sip of—hey, root beer! You remembered!"

"Of course. And I'll even take you out for ice cream after, if you want. Or sooner, if the game turns really hopeless."

"You're on. And thanks."

"You bet. Happy Birthday, Michael. You're old enough to vote… and not much else."

"That's okay. Just glad to be here. With the Cubs losing and all."

"Hey, at least some things never change."



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Maz (or foxxy!): Brothers 02tuesdaeschild on October 18th, 2008 10:38 am (UTC)
Oooh! Michael's coming of age! And I'm with him on the hot-dog! *feels queasy*

Loved it! Lucky msgenevieve!! :)
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: Gen PB brothershalfshellvenus on October 18th, 2008 07:27 pm (UTC)
Oooh! Michael's coming of age!
It'd be so nice to set this more in the "now," but the boys are always on the run. And too much later in Michael's life, we have the problem of Lincoln being in prison all the time (stupid dope).

And I'm with him on the hot-dog! *feels queasy*
I like hotdogs with the ketchup, mustard and relish. But that's it. Anything else starts to get scary, and putting everything on it... urk.

So glad you enjoyed reading! Thank you! :)
Ariss Tenohariss_tenoh on October 18th, 2008 05:30 pm (UTC)
Just wanted to wish you a happy birthday in advance^_^
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: PB Final Hughalfshellvenus on October 18th, 2008 07:28 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! The good wishes always help with the sting of the number that's coming up. :0
etherealflaimetherealflaim on October 18th, 2008 07:04 pm (UTC)
Teehee. You do all-dialogue fics so well. =D *loss for words*

~EF
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: Gen PB brothershalfshellvenus on October 18th, 2008 07:29 pm (UTC)
They're much more fun to write than I ever excpected, back when I wrote the first one for Supernatural. I mean, sometimes the dialogue is my favorite part of the snarky interaction, so why not go all the way with it?

:D
Genevieve: laughing bros by zukermausmsgenevieve on October 19th, 2008 02:46 am (UTC)
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

This is just so nice! I love the thought of Lincoln trying to think of something great for Michael's birthday, and all those little things going not-quite-right but the important thing - celebrating the milestone together - being perfect.

Thank you so much!
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: PB Final Hughalfshellvenus on October 19th, 2008 05:17 am (UTC)
I love the thought of Lincoln trying to think of something great for Michael's birthday, and all those little things going not-quite-right
It's such a guy thing, and maybe even more a Lincoln thing, to have that "Everybody loves what I love!" mentality, and then gift someone with a truly horrific offering like that hot dog. Suburban-Dad Lincoln would be the kind of guy who gives his wife a tool kit for her birthday. ;)

but the important thing - celebrating the milestone together - being perfect.
That's the part I've always liked about the brothers-- everything on the surface seems mismatched and wrong, but the parts deep down that actually matter still work. Family is more important than that you have fun every single minute you're a family. Or even a lot of minutes, given the Burrows/Scofield history.

So glad you liked it, and I hope it maked your day just a little bit better-- late though it was!
Genevieve: boy scout by sezmsgenevieve on October 19th, 2008 06:45 am (UTC)
and maybe even more a Lincoln thing, to have that "Everybody loves what I love!" mentality, and then gift someone with a truly horrific offering like that hot dog.

LOL, yes!

Now, I have a little something for you and you can find it here at my LJ. If I watched more SPN, I would have written *those* brothers for you, but I decided to go with what I know. Oh, and it was inspired by the icon you've used above, the one that always reminds me of you. :)
B: Glomp - PBstrifechaos on October 20th, 2008 02:19 am (UTC)
Nothing to do with the story but: HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEETIE! *glomps*
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphorshalfshellvenus on October 20th, 2008 07:18 am (UTC)
Hee! Thank you very much! It was a wonderful day, and it's so nice to hear from you. :)
skippy_peanuts: santa?skippy_peanuts on November 17th, 2008 04:40 am (UTC)
aw. that was awesome! gotta love the brother time!
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: Gen PB brothershalfshellvenus on November 17th, 2008 07:44 pm (UTC)
:D Thank you! Poor Lincoln, so unintentionally inept, though he came through on some parts of the whole thing with a vengeance.

How've you been? Haven't seen you around in ages!