Fandom: Hugh Laurie/Stephen Fry RPS
Notes: Drabble-a-Day 2011 Day 101. Written for littlemaniac, who wanted some Hugh thinking about the relationship. Awesome beta by the high-flying and likewise adored michelleann68. Comments and concrit welcome.
They’d been in the studio for hours and it just wasn’t working.
Hugh was inclined to call it a day, but that wouldn’t be fair to the engineers and musicians.
Strange that this particular track should be the hang-up. “Stormy Monday” was the ultimate expression of guilt and longing, emotions Hugh was intimately acquainted with. He knew where to find the pain; he just didn’t like to go there.
Stephen, of course. Nearly thirty years of love and friendship and the one decision that could never be undone. It was all there. Pure, unadulterated blues.
He signaled for another take.