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Bit Of A Cold Fish
Another memory crawled up from the pit of guilt. “Oh, good grief, did I really call him a long streak of-?”
Yes,” said his wife. “Fred Colon came round this morning and told me all about it. And a very good description, I’d say. I went out with Ronnie Rust once. Bit of a cold fish.”
Another recollection burst like a ball of marsh gas inside Vimes’s head.
“Did Fred tell you where he said Rust could put his badge?”
“Yes. Three times. It seems to be weighing on his mind. Anyway, knowing Ronnie, he’d have to use a hammer.” - Jingo
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Sybil stood in front of the mirror and tugged at the neckline of her dress. It was mostly a pointless exercise, she knew. No matter what she wore, there seemed to be altogether too much bosom for it, somehow. Even in a turtleneck, a Bosom[1] that size would still manage to suggest cleavage, which was the sort of suggestion that makes well-bred young ladies of eighteen
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Patients Wearing Thin - Part 2
If you haven't already, you would probably make more sense of things if you read Part 1 first.
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"If I’m going to be doing anything in the way of helping to deliver this baby, I need to have a look so I know how you’re progressing. The pains aren’t the only thing. I don’t work so great blind. You can certainly opt to have this baby unassisted if nothing goes wrong, or we can call a midwife... in most cases, things go fine and all you do is make sure you don’t drop the baby, maybe give them a welcome smack and clean things up a little. To be honest, I don’t know what most dwarfs do, but I don’t think they often need serious medical intervention. All I know is I never met a dwarf who gave their profession as midwife, and it’s not as though lady dwarfs discuss options in the streets, even here. Up in the Ramtops your outside options are usual
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Patients Wearing Thin - Part 1
"Who do we have up next, Emma?"
"One Grapnel Skullcrusher. Claims it’s not an emergency, has a stomach complaint, I gather. Can’t get much else out of him," the plump, pink clinic receptionist replied, handing over a new manila patient folder with all of one sheet in it.
Young Sam took the folder, flipped it open, looked at it and scratched the bridge of his nose while crinkling it in thought. There was little on the paper beyond a name, address, age and a few other bare facts. Somehow, that expression and the faint freckles across it made him look younger than his nineteen years. Even with a broad build tending more toward the Ramkin side of things[1], he still looked like an overgrown boy sometimes. "I’m going to go out on a limb based on the name and guess that’s the very traditionally dressed dwarf I spotted over in the corner earlier with the extremely shiny axe?"
[1] He was easily a head taller than his mother by fourteen. By the time puberty had completel
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Discworld Music Meme 7
National Anthem (of Paranoia) by Eric Idle
Vimes gave the ambassador a hard look. “We might be, what did you say? Rude and crude and uneducated, but at least we don't pretend that dressing like a ponce and having money makes us better. By the way, I'm the Special Envoy. From Ankh-Morpork.”
My Stupid Mouth by John Mayer
“That's not what I meant,” Sam said hastily.
“Then what did you mean?” Young Sam asked innocently, peering up through mussed brown hair.
“I didn't mean I didn't want to go with your mother, exactly. I just meant... there are better ways for a man to spend an evening with his wife than going to the opera and a fancy restaurant,” he fumbled. “But that's what your mother wants for her birthday... so...”
“Better ways like what?” Young Sam pressed.
Neveryoumind... isn't it your bedtime?” His ears were going red.
Nocturne, E Flat Major
Sam stood in the doorw
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Paying A Debt
Dr. Lawn painstakingly wiped down each tool with rubbing alcohol and a clean towel before quietly laying them back in the loops sewn into the piece of black felt. It had been one of the oddest births he had ever dealt with, no doubt about it.
Certainly the best attended by the public, at any rate, he told himself, listening to the murmur of voices and shuffle of boots out in the hall. And downstairs. If it weren’t bad enough that you had to wade through half the City Watch, there were even a few senior wizards milling around down there, too. Still, it had come in handy. He hadn’t had to peel the father up off the carpet by himself, he had sent one of the Lance-Constables back to Twinkle Street to prevent the turkey from turning into charcoal, a second snifter of extremely fine, extremely old brandy hadn’t exactly been hard to come by, most of the cleaning up had been done before he had even been required to nag about it and if he needed or wanted anything, all
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Congratulations
It was quite possibly the first time in his memory that he could recall Sybil being speechless. Actually speechless. At a complete loss for words, even if it was just for a second. She was a woman, though, who could accept a bunch of dead rats graciously. You didn't knock her off kilter for long. She blinked and recovered herself. "I'm sorry... you want to do what, exactly?"
There was some complicated gesturing and some soft "ook" noises. A couple of soulful dark eyes looked up earnestly from a soft innertube of a face that looked a size too big for the owner.
"Well... I suppose you can feel free to try. I can't guarantee anything will happen, though," Sybil admitted, putting down the empty punch cup and moving her arms back to her sides. A large, hairy hand with long fingers rested lightly on the prominent round swell of Sybil's belly and the Librarian's face settled into careful concentration and stillness. He had the serious air of a safe cracker. After nearly a minute, there was an
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The Bit With Mavis Trouncer :iconstacieyates:stacieyates 2 9
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Telling
Sergeant Fred Colon stood in the doorway and cleared his throat. It was the sort of throat-clearing that practically had capital letters.
The kind that precedes things like marriage proposals, the delivery of nasty surprises and The Talk throughout the multiverse. Sam Vimes paused with a mug of bad Watch coffee[1] hovering halfway between desk and lips.  “Yes, Sergeant?” Sam prompted.
[1]-You could stand the spoon up in it, but not for long if you were terribly attached to the spoon.
“They're back with lunch, sir. Best eat it while it's hot. It's no good after it goes cold. The cheese goes all manky.” Sam couldn't help noticing that Fred didn't move from the doorway. This was clearly a man with something weighty on his mind. The sergeant had definitely been jumpier than usual lately, since Vimes had come back to work. Besides, he looked a smidgen lost, what with Nobby being off for his quarterly grandmother's funeral.
“S
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Discworld Music Meme 1
    Meme Instructions
    oo1. Pick a character, pairing, or fandom you like.
    oo2. Turn on your music player and put it on random/shuffle.
    oo3. Write a drabble related to each song that plays. You only have the time frame of the song to finish the drabble; you start when the song starts, and stop when it's over. No lingering afterwards!
    oo4. Do ten of these, then post them.
     
     
    Full Disclosure: I stuck by the rules, or at least the spirit of them. I wrote until the song ended and only finished any hanging sentences and went back to fix glaring typos afterward. Obviously, I skipped things like comedy albums, totally instrumental pieces and bits of audiobooks, lectures and radio plays, because, honestly, what am I going to do with a clip of Eddie Izzard talking about San Francisco in relation to D
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Discworld Music Meme 2
Originally appeared in my Livejournal on May 23, 2009.
Full Disclosure: I stuck by the rules, or at least the spirit of them. I wrote until the song ended and only finished any hanging sentences and went back to fix glaring typos afterward. Obviously, I skipped things like comedy albums, totally instrumental pieces and bits of audiobooks, lectures and radio plays.
Uh... and I skipped Legend Of A Mind. Because... really, what was I gonna do with a song exclusively about Timothy Leary? And my random selection sucked. They were weird. They were over all too fast.
Ah, and there be spoilers for Night Watch.
1. Chess Piece Face by They Might Be Giants
To say that Sam Vimes hated parties was a massive understatement. He hated the small talk and the smaller minds. He hated the tiny sandwiches and fruit juice. Most of all, he hated... this. It was unfair to have your wife used against you. "I've just been talking to Lady Sybil..." Vetinari said, face blank as a pawn on a chessboard.
2. Excuse M
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Discworld Music Meme 3
Originally appeared in my Livejournal June 20, 2009.
    Full Disclosure: I stuck by the rules, or at least the spirit of them. I wrote until the song ended and only finished any hanging sentences and went back to fix glaring typos afterward. And strangely, the selection of songs and my frame of mind seem to have produced several ficlets appropriate for Fathers Day. There are minor spoilers of a sort for Night Watch and Jingo, but no worse than you're going to see if you read the synopsis on the covers.
     
     
    My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
     
    There were very few things that could make a praying man out of Sam Vimes. Oh, there were a few times he had thought "ye gods, I hope I get out of this", certainly. And a few where he had fervently hoped things worked out or his luck held or... but everyone did that, didn't they? This was new. He
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Discworld Music Meme 4
Originally appeared on my Livejournal August 9, 2009.
    Meme Instructions
    oo1. Pick a character, pairing, or fandom you like.
    oo2. Turn on your music player and put it on random/shuffle.
    oo3. Write a drabble related to each song that plays. You only have the time frame of the song to finish the drabble; you start when the song starts, and stop when it's over. No lingering afterwards!
    oo4. Do ten of these, then post them.
    This was a very odd collection of songs. Still, I was determined to at least write something that picked up the spirit of the song or the feeling of the tune. Bicycle Race was all about doing something fun and exciting, after all, even if Discworld doesn't know about bicycles just yet. Port Arthur Blues is very Louisiana hoedown. And Dirt Bike has several silly lyrics about self-propelled dirt bikes with seemingly sinister plans.
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Discworld Music Meme 5
Originally appeared on my Livejournal on November 26, 2009. Lovin' and Huggin' might be recognizable to those of you who have read the full length fic it eventually inspired.
    *Gurgle* Could I have gotten a worse selection of songs for this one? Every song was either too short or too obscure or too sad in spots or all three or possibly I'm just suffering from turkey poisoning...
    I feel like I need to explain most of them, which is not a good feeling.
    Lovin' and Huggin' is not too bad, it's kind of a post-carousing anthem, so I imagined Sam kind of having a "what the hell did I do last night?" sort of morning where he wonders if he's put his foot in it too badly the night before. Would have been nice if the song were longer.
    Hannah Jane is kind of an oddball entry, since the lyrics come off somewhere between a jealous friend watching someone who has hooked up with someone else or a jealous for
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I'm up to a touch over 416 miles as of the end of April, which means I'm pretty much exactly on, possibly a smidge ahead of, schedule. This last week or so has been a "light week", as I'm trying to prevent my legs falling off on Saturday morning while running a 5K race, my sixth day in a row of running. The next weekend, the 19th, I have a 10K, so this will probably be an "easy month" compared to the last two.

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Thanks for the fave on Joseph, Hyrum into the Sunset!
I'm really grateful that that is even getting looked at.
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