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06 March 2006 @ 12:58 am
Heigh-ho...  
Crowley was driving about the city in the Bentley. Rather randomly, if truth be told. He didn't really have a destination in mind, he was just getting to know the place. Taking note of anything that looked interesting, or anything he might want to revisit. There was a restaurant, there was an electronics store, there was a...

There was a bookstore. A very strangely familiar-looking bookstore.

The Bentley screeched to a halt, Crowley unheeding of any commotion he might be causing. After a few moments, he pulled over and parked, sliding out of the Bentley slowly. He stood there for a minute before stepping up to the door. He glanced at the sign, the illegible listing of the store's hours, just like the one he'd seen a thousand times elsewhere.

"I'm going to bloody well regret this..."

He pushed the door open and stepped inside, letting it close behind him.
 
 
Current Mood: distressedstunned
 
 
 
bookish_angel on March 22nd, 2006 09:22 am (UTC)
"I think," Aziraphale said slowly, "that we've got two different... ineffable plans, y'know. I mean, you weren't meant to find out about it there. If you'd stayed, you never would have. But now you're here, and you found it, and it's probably meant to be that way."

He'd been doing a lot of thinking on the subject.
Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 22nd, 2006 06:45 pm (UTC)
"Is this one of those alternate universe theory things? Because I never really got a handle on those beyond 'It happened different somewhere else'."

Crowley finished off the wine in his glass and carefully refilled it. The bottle was getting towards empty.
bookish_angel on March 23rd, 2006 02:01 am (UTC)
"Um... maybe?" He frowned. "The way I look at it... it's just like everything we knew about before is really just a small part of a bigger picture. Maybe it's all one big ineffable plan after all... Just a lot bigger than even I thought."
Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 23rd, 2006 04:16 am (UTC)
"...Was pretty bloody big b'fore, angel," Crowley replied, a bit doubtfully. He stared down into his glass for a moment, then scowled. "Wait, wait, wait. Then wouldn' that mean, if it was all some really huge ineffable plan, that I was s'posed to find the Nexus places? And wouldn' THAT mean that I sorta owe Him for getting me out before things went really badly south? Don't think I like that idea, angel."

Really not. After all, He had kicked Crowley out. All-powerful and ineffable or not, He could bloody well stop meddling in a person's life once He tossed them out of Heaven. If He didn't want Crowley, He could damn well leave him alone.

Not that he didn't prefer being a demon to being an angel. It was just a matter of principle.
bookish_angel on March 23rd, 2006 06:13 am (UTC)
"S'your own choice to make," Aziraphale said solemnly. "I mean, you could go back. Anyways, I dunno why you're worried about it... He's given you an opportunity here, and it's not like you signed some kind of contract to get it."

Even though he was about half-drunk, he knew better than to remind Crowley of the fact that he was still one of God's creatures, even now after he'd fallen (or sauntered, whatever you liked to call it).
Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 23rd, 2006 08:05 am (UTC)
"I'm only goin' back to get my stuff," Crowley grumbled. "Not interested in spendin' the rest of eternity screaming, thanks all the sssame."

He took another drink. "And I'm not worried. Just objecting. On...whatsit. Thing I'm not s'posed to have on account of being a demon. Principle."
bookish_angel on March 24th, 2006 05:17 am (UTC)
"Ah, right."

Principles. Those could be tricky things.

"I'm glad you are staying... Things just don't seem right without you around," Aziraphale said wistfully.

Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 24th, 2006 06:48 am (UTC)
"I know the feeling..." Crowley murmured, shaking his head. He lifted his glass and drank some more. "Hopefully won't take long t'find a flat. Then I just pop over, pick up my stuff, and settle in. New flat, new world, nice fresh start."

And if he was very lucky, he wouldn't make a botch of it.
bookish_angel on March 24th, 2006 04:49 pm (UTC)
"What d'you plan on doing here? I've been... well, doing what I've been doing for the last... er, for a long time, more or less." Although really he'd spent more time in his shop with his books than doing much else, to be completely honest, not that he didn't spend a lot of time doing that before.
Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 25th, 2006 01:39 am (UTC)
"Dunno. I'll think of somethin'. Not like I haven't picked up plenty of marketable talents in the last six thousand years," Crowley said, waving a hand dismissively. He certainly had enough money tucked away back home to live on for a decent while. He wasn't entirely sure how much he had in the bank, but it had been piling up for a century or so...
bookish_angel on March 25th, 2006 04:14 am (UTC)
"Might be a chance to turn over a new leaf," Aziraphale suggested.
Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 25th, 2006 05:59 am (UTC)
Crowley eyed Aziraphale with immense suspicion. "...Define 'turn over a new leaf', angel."
bookish_angel on March 26th, 2006 01:00 am (UTC)
"Umm... Well, I don't know..." Aziraphale said non-commitally. "Ah, you know... Just a chance to try something different, maybe."
Anthony J. Crowleyh8_ineffability on March 26th, 2006 05:24 am (UTC)
"Right," Crowley muttered, taking another drink. "I'll think of something to keep myself occupied, angel. I'm very creative that way."
bookish_angel on March 26th, 2006 09:14 am (UTC)
"Yes, I know," Azirphale replied, in a rather careful fashion with no inflection at all, going back to sipping his drink.
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