Title: Only These Three
Author: Michelle K. (CageyGrl@yahoo.com)
Site: http://glimmershine.tripod.com
Archive: Lists. Others, ask.
Category: Drabble, Donna/Abbey
Rating: PG
Summary: In-ep for "25."
Disclaimer: Not mine. Don't sue. All I have are a few DVDs. And my dreams of owning a monkey.

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Only These Three by Michelle K

(Watch. Follow. Wait.)

That's all she can do. See Abbey, spirit broken and face showing the effects of the fracture. Trail several steps behind. Anticipate any fresh news.

She can't go to her. She doesn't have a right to comfort her. Even if she did, there is nothing to say.

All she can do is this --

(Watch. Follow. Wait.)

-- and feel: remorseful, for joking before; angry, with the faceless ones who've done this; guilty, for caring about Abbey way too much.

She feels awful under the weight of all the worry.

Awful.

And all she can do is --

(Watch. Follow. Wait.)

-- nothing.

FIN

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