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Drabble: Footprints in the Sand

Author: clonesgirl
Fandom: The Sinking of the Laconia
Rating: G
Pairing: hartenstein/mortimer
Timeline: 1943 A/U
Word count: 100
Warnings: None
Spoilers: None
Disclaimer: Characters borrowed from BBC strictly for playing with, not profit. No offence intended. This is purely a work of fiction.

Sunset over the Atlantic marked the end of a wonderful day. His wife and children had come to visit them at their house on the Spanish coast. They had spent most of the day on the beach, playing, laughing and swimming. How good it was to be able to see his daughters growing up even if he could not be with them all the time.

All that was left now was sand castles and wet footprints, all fast being washed away by the relentless incoming tide.

Mortimer looked up at the house. The lights were on and his lover awaited.

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