Nothing To Lose- or, In Which Jack and Ryan Are Fucked
you guys asked, and so here it is! this is a sort of prologue to the other thing i wrote for @samijen‘s au. i hope you enjoy this as much as the last one! i had a lot of fun with this one too, mostly because jack and rye’s dynamic is Good. its a lil shorter but again, prologue. shrug. ill tag this and future fics for this with #ntl
We see the muted greens and blues of the forest at night. For a few long moments, we hear nothing, but the air is tense and the silence speaks of an unseen danger. Suddenly footsteps, rushing and pounding on the soft earth, and we see the blur of boots and then nothing, then another blur, then nothing. We begin to hear panting, desperate and frenzied, and we start to hear what the strangers are running from- low, gurgling moans, hisses and clanking bones.