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Bones Drabble: If Only

Title: If Only
Series: Snowflakes

Characters: Angela Montenegro
Rating: K+ or PG
Through 5x12: The Proof in the Pudding
Word Count: 100
Prompt: Regret
Disclaimer: Bones and its characters belong to FOX, not me. This story is purely meant to entertain. No copyright infringement is intended.
Summary: An Angela-centric tag for 5x12: The Proof in the Pudding
A/N: Snowflakes is a series of Bones oneshots. I have a50scenes  prompt table I claimed a gazillion years ago. Writing time is always at a premium these days, and on the random occasions when I have it (read: when my daughter naps), I'm finding it hard to find or create much inspiration. Too much pressure, maybe. Regardless, perhaps these will help.

If you read this, thank you. If you comment, thank you. It's always good to hear what you thought. :)

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If Only

Angela steps into her apartment. She drops her keys on the kitchen counter and allows her feet to carry her to the room that currently serves as her studio. At the lab last night, she hadn't had time to do a sketch. But she saw it: a mural of blues and greens on the back wall, by the crib--

She should shower. She climbs into bed, turns onto her side. Her hand wants to rest on her stomach; she doesn't let it.

It would have been the wrong guy. It would have been the wrong time. It would have been...

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I've been n bonesfic fro a couple of months now, but haven't had a lot to comment on because, as much as I love DB & ED as partners in crime solving, I think it would destroy the show if they became an actual couple, and it's the show I love.

The reason I'm leaving a comment here? Because Angela Montenegro (or Ms. Montenegro... Ohh! How I miss that gorgeous guy, with his wonderful voice...) is possibly the major reason, after finally seeing DB get to do some acting, and prove what onscreen dramatic comedian he is capable of being, why I got hooked on the show.

The Graft in the Girl, anyone?

This is a wonderful little piece, purely as a standalone piece of writing (please remember I'm only up to the end of Season 4); especially in the feminist context of women still, two centuries after Mary Wollstonecraft, being required to seek out 'The Perfect Love' to justify their contribution to society.

I would argue, whether, or not, she finds love; male or female, that Ms. Montenegro has more than made a justifiable contribution to the good of society.

Having said all that, it is doubly heartbreaking to find her feeling so desolate and alone.

Brilliant piece of writing. You should be proud.

Still until Willow & Tara's spell,

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