Stories tagged “FACE”

  • Tropes of the Trade: A Little Sweeter

    Jacqueline made a sour face. “You mean to keep an eye on me. I hate having someone watching over my shoulder.”

    “We're both in the industry, spying is what we do.” Emily replied.

    “I'd rather be the spy-er than the spy-ee.”

    Emily cocked an eye at her phr…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: Shaken With a Twist

    Jacqueline signaled the bartender for another mojito. “It's not obvious to me.”

    “Since your attack on Isla Quiribi, F.A.C.E. has split and some enterprising splinters are exploring a kind of freedom that didn't exist under Dr. Whitman.”

    “You need me to …

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: Muddled Bitters

    “Don't be so sure of yourself. You killed a man and blew up a building, you did not kill F.A.C.E. Honestly, you did as much as you could have. Impressive work for a pair spies."

    Jacqueline felt the familiar punch to the stomach that happened every time s…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: Bottom of the Glass

    Jacqueline, never Jack or Jackie, swirled the ice around the dregs of her mojito. It was her favorite drink, she had ordered them all around the world, from Mexico, to London, to China. Hell, she'd even taken a couple of barrels with her through the Andes…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Oh, Nose!

    I like her nose.

    How many times have I said that to myself? It's not the sort of compliment you can hand out. Compliments from strangers are limited to: hair, dress, and nails. Anything that varies from our unspoken rule will screw up your tenuous connec…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Happy Face

    Come on girl

    put on that happy face

    the one

    with the smile

    that shows

    all your teeth.

    Come on girl

    put on that happy face

    pretend for the world

    your not breaking down again.

    Cover up the sounds

    of that avalanche

    of shattered heart

    pieces.

    Cover up the man…

    Posted 5 years ago