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Just like you when she smiles 
4th-May-2010 05:14 pm
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Title: Just like you when she smiles
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Don't own them; just borrowing.
Summary: Dear Mr. Ford, you don't know who I am but I know who you are...
Spoilers: through The Last Recruit, just to be safe
Notes: For lost_in_108 #32 reflection. The title is a reference to Kate's description of Clementine in Whatever Happened, Happened. So I merge AU and original!verse. Whatever. It works for me.



When she's eight, she writes him a letter.

Dear Mr. Ford, you don't know who I am but I know who you are...

She never stops looking. She'll send it, someday.

When she's twenty-two, they're interviewing some detective on TV, something about a decades long manhunt for a woman who blew up her father's house. Clem's not really watching, but something catches her eye when the cop flashes a grin, dimples.

It's the same face she sees every morning in the mirror.

She pulls the letter from its place in her wallet, worn, tattered edges. She thinks, now. Finally.

I know you're the reason my momma always cries.
Comments 
9th-May-2010 03:14 am (UTC)
Wow! Now *that's* a flashsideway I'd like to see on Lost. I love the story of Sawyer and Cassidy and wonder how she and Clementine moved on with their lives.

Awesome writing!
10th-May-2010 03:42 am (UTC)
Thanks so much! :) I'm so glad you enjoyed this.

I don't know if Clementine exists in the flashsideways world, but I hope she does. I love the story of Sawyer and Cassidy, too.
11th-May-2010 03:47 pm (UTC)
Yay, Clem! I love it, her own parallel to Sawyer's letter, and a great take on the prompt. :) Only I hope she doesn't plan on killing him, too. :D
14th-May-2010 03:38 am (UTC)
Thanks!

I don't see her end goal as murder; just finding him and making him know.
12th-May-2010 04:47 am (UTC)
Wow! I've often wondered about poor little Clementine. I liked the inevitability of the revenge cycle. Good job :)
14th-May-2010 03:38 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm glad this worked for you.
14th-May-2010 09:59 am (UTC)
I love the idea and the parallels to Sawyer's letter, mixed with the LA!universe.
That's something I'd love to see on the show ...
15th-May-2010 09:21 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :)
17th-May-2010 09:02 pm (UTC)
Ooh, I like this a lot. Nice addition to the sideways 'verse.
21st-May-2010 09:07 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
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