I wrote "When Everything was New" for hl_flashfic's "Second Banana" event, to the prompt: "Alexa meets Tessa at an art show." I'd written HL in multi-fandom games before, and just because, but this was my first attempt in an HL-specific venue.
|Available:||The Ficathon | My Fansite | The AO3|
|Characters:||Tessa, Duncan, Alexa, Martin Sorrel, uncredited cameos|
|Summary:||Tessa exhibits in the juried division of the 1986 Seacouver Art & Wine festival.|
|Quotation:||"Tessa hesitated. Pressing for public reaction was rarely wise; and, usually, she was content with her own assessment and Duncan’s, other critics be hanged. But she remained unsure where her efforts fit at this festival, if they fit at all."|