The water ripples and churns. A series of ficlets. 33 - "What is he doing?"
12 June 2006
Gen – yet another continuation of shipper FF challenge.
Ares squatted over a small pile of twigs and sticks he'd collected. He placed the last piece in place and sat back expectantly.
After a while, he nudged it into a more perfect cone.
He picked up one of the larger sticks after a few moments, pulled out a small knife, and shaved a bit off of the end. When he replaced it, however, the pile sagged and collapsed inward.
With a growl, he began to arrange the pile again. His voice was a low murmur in which the occasional curse was audible.
Gabrielle nudged Xena and whispered, "What is he doing?"
The other woman shrugged. "Dunno."