Pretend (Peter Pan)

Originally Posted: Sep. 14th, 2006
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: none
Summary: But what if…

PETER PAN is possibly still under copyright to Sir James Matthew Barrie and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, but apparently it depends on who you ask. All rights reserved. No copyright infringement is intended nor implied.

“You know,” Hook smiled pleasantly over tea. “You don’t have to be Wendy.”

She had never really thought of it before, of not being who she was.

“You could forget them for a while.”

Forget the boys? Her boys? She paused, thoughtful, and for a moment she wasn’t Wendy anymore. She was Wen, pirate lass with nary a tie to bind her and a future as unfettered as the sea.

And then Wendy was back, that brief flash of unexpected yearning gone. “No thank you,” she said, declining tea and futures in the same polite headshake.

And that was that.


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