Still Breathing


Still Breathing

  • AUTHOR: GrinningRandomElf
  • TITLE: Still Breathing
  • CATEGORY: Drama
  • RATING: PG-13
  • SUMMARY: This was inspired by the bit at the beginning of Reloaded where Neo wakes from his nightmare and looks over to check if Trinity’s still breathing.
  • AUTHOR’S NOTES: This was inspired by the bit at the beginning of Reloaded where Neo wakes from his nightmare and looks over to check if Trinity’s still breathing. I saw it and thought, “Awww, isn’t that just the cutest?”
  • DISCLAIMER: These don’t belong to me. They belong to the Brothers Warner and Wachowski. I make no profit etc.

Still Breathing

It was the slight movement of the other body spooned up against her that woke her from her light slumber. Her eyelids fluttered open, and she held her breath, unsure whether he was awake. A frozen moment passed, then his arm tightened convulsively on her waist and he whispered her name urgently.

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Not Romance


Not Romance

  • AUTHOR: GrinningRandomElf
  • TITLE: Not Romance
  • CATEGORY: Drama
  • RATING: PG-13, for swearing.
  • SUMMARY: Pre-movie. Trinity gets some lessons on love from her friends.
  • DISCLAIMER: None of these characters belong to me. Neither does the story. They are entirely the property of other people, namely the WB and Wachowksi brothers.

Not Romance

We were in Switch’s cabin one night, on the big roomy bed, with a deck of cards and a decanter of Dozer’s hooch. Apoc was on duty, so it was just us girls.

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Dance With Me


Dance With Me

  • AUTHOR: GrinningRandomElf
  • TITLE: Dance With Me
  • CATEGORY: Drama
  • RATING: PG-13 for implied sex, dirty images and pillow talk.
  • SUMMARY: Sometimes, the body will remember what the mind does not… Sometimes passion is still there, it just needs to be re-discovered.
  • SPOILERS: See below.
  • AUTHOR’S NOTES:
    • GrinningRandomElf, purveyor of fluffy vignettes and review whore.
    • Post-revolutions, with all that that implies – SPOILERS, people. Don’t read if you haven’t seen it. Yes, I have tried to make Lock less of an asshole. You should have seen my first draft – he was positively cuddly. I’ve roughened him up for your reading pleasure at the urging of my lovely betas, Alina and Jocelyn. Worship the betas.
    • The name of my one and only OC (at least for this fic), Grainne Mhaol, is Gaelic, and means Grace the Bald. It was one of the many nicknames of the sixteenth-century Irish pirate queen Grace O’Malley, who is my new second-favourite kick-ass heroine. Trinity, of course, will always be first.
    • And now with little or no further ado…

Dance With Me

Niobe entered Lock’s office with a sense of calm. She felt she should be nervous about the upcoming conversation, but couldn’t shake the tranquillity. It seemed to be an indication that she had made the correct choice.

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Augustine’s Goodbye


Augustine’s Goodbye

  • AUTHOR: GrinningRandomElf
  • TITLE: Augustine’s Goodbye
  • CATEGORY: Drama
  • RATING: PG-13
  • SUMMARY: Ghost has always loved Trinity, and now he might never see her again.
  • SPOILERS: Big fat Revolutions spoilers. Haven’t seen? Don’t read.
  • AUTHOR’S NOTES: Many thanks to Alina for beta-ing this for me. I have an unhealthy obsession with Ghost that will get me into trouble one of these days, and I can’t stop writing fics about him.
  • DISCLAIMER: I do not own the Matrix or any associated products, characters or ideas. I am making no money off this whatsoever, and am doing it simply because if I don’t the voices will come and get me.

Augustine’s Goodbye

The home official looked in exasperation at the pair of children standing before her. Trinity and Ghost. The pair were legendary for breaking the rules, though not for the usual reasons. Trinity had been caught for the third time this week sneaking into the boys dorms. Last week, Ghost had been caught sneaking into the girls’ dorms.

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