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Fic: Perfume

Posted on 2008.02.09 at 05:48
Affectus (State of Mind): sleepysleepy
Camena (Music): "Heart-Shaped Glasses" - Marilyn Manson
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Title:  Perfume
Series:  Vanity
Author:  Green Owl
Pairing:  Soren & Isobel
Fandom:  Underworld
Rating:  PG
Word Count:  200
Author's Note:  Inspired by the Midnight Poison perfume ad for Dior.

He was not handsome. 

He had neither Kraven’s symmetry of face nor Viktor’s magnetism.

He was a Death Dealer, a sentinel, a glorified thug.

In one word:  expendable.

Beautiful women - beautiful human women – did not look at him.

They certainly didn’t gaze at him for extended periods of time.

But she did.

She was a glorious construct of mortal flesh with her dark hair, pale skin and elegant, slender lines that invited wonder and wanting.  And in addition to the painted-on midnight satin dress that accentuated every place on her body where Mother Nature had curved her, she wore a smile.

Not the chaste, welcoming grin of a friend. 

Not the faint, disinterested grimace one gives when accidentally catching the eye of a stranger.

Not the caustic, januaried smirk of a predator who wishes the prey to remain unaware.

It was a voluptuous, decadent smile whose sole purpose was to invite him into her bed.

His nostrils flared as he caught her scent – black rose, bergamot and a mist of amber blended exquisitely with her own musk. 

She was ripe.

One more day, two at the most, and she would be ready for him.

Anticipation coursed through him.


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