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    Donald Scripps has always been different. Always felt different. It's not been easy hiding it from his best mates (especially David) They've all been through enough without him adding onto anything. And then said best mate calls him up, asking for his help on a case.

    Ugh.

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    “D’you get any Valentines, Pos?”, Dakin asked, slinging his bag on the table and slouching down in the seat opposite. It was a dreary February afternoon, and there was really nothing to do but hang around in the dinner hall and make a nuisance of himself.

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    And so, here they are, arriving at the pub - to see friends - to talk, to laugh, to sing. As it ever was. 

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    Walking up the hall, Tom could see the shape of him through the glass—an obscured outline slowly coming into focus. He knew he would know immediately, and part of him wanted to delay the knowing. But a knock must be answered: be it love, death, or mere interruption.

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    Christmas, 2003. Ageing rockstar Stuart Dakin is determined to revive his career at any cost, even if it means pretending to like Christmas. Meanwhile, everyone at the Sheffield Gazette is sick of watching Scripps pine after Pos, and Akthar's getting married, but his best man has more than just the stag do on his mind.

    (aka love actually but it's the history boys)

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    "This is it," Don exclaims. "This is how I die,"

    The Scosner cats decide to get up to mischief while Posner is out, leaving Scripps to clear up a very festive crime scene...

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    In an alternate reality where Dakin had a thing with Posner instead of Irwin, he is visited by three Christmas spirits who want to show him what he's missing.

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    "To be fair, I don’t think it’s dealing with other people’s shit that bothers him, it’s the being paid to give a shit about other people that he finds effeminate. And there’s nothing worse than that is there? What do you do?"  

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    A poem for the lads

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    On an ill-fated night out, the gang encounter a local legend.

    (aka the scooby doo au nobody asked for)

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    Tom’s eyes wandered over his face, taking in his half-open mouth and half-closed eyes. He said, “Tell me what you want”. 

    Because consent is too low a bar; aim for enthusiasm...

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    Alice will be here tomorrow—if today’s Saturday. Alice comes on Sundays. He’s fairly sure Alice comes on Sundays. He’s lost the damn glasses again. He knows he had them yesterday—Alice left a note.

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    Irwin leaves Dakin to take care of his houseplants... you'd think he'd know better by now, but apparently not

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    So am I close to you if it’s over?

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    In his third year, Dakin quickly learned that being a finalist meant he was suddenly expected to know what to do with the rest of his life. Until then, he'd taken the university experience in his stride, only vaguely aware that each stride had brought him closer to the edge of the precipice he now finds himself staring down. The route hitherto mapped out for him - A-Levels, entrance exams, degree - is nearing uncharted territory, and the way ahead is unclear.

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    So help me, if I pick him up, there had better be a bloody good reason. He had no idea where he intended to go with threatening God; the Almighty was, he assumed, disinterested at best. But perhaps he was addressing the wrong supernatural being; this was a Devil’s bargain—if he was about to sell his soul, the earthly reward better damn well be worth it.

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    Someone shouted, “Dakin! Get in the car!”, and sounded the horn, for good measure. He’d been thinking, rain like this only happens in the movies - absurd, immoderate, biblical rain - rain fit to wash away the sins of mankind and here’s an angel blowing a horn. Or not. He didn’t care either way - he’d sell his soul to be out of it. He pulled open the door and jumped in, closing it with the sound of a deadfall trap.

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    Dakin adjusts to fatherhood, and can't help but feel he's not a natural. (Or snippets of Dakin's family life)

    A follow on to The New Normal

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    i thought about fleabag telling the priest she loves him and him saying 'it'll pass' and posner saying 'what if i don't want it to pass' in far too quick succession. this is the result. please b nice, im shite at proof reading and i havent written since like 2017/18

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    2/?
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    Stuart Dakin is a man who is accustomed to life going smoothly. Attractive, popular, clever and now rich, by his early thirties he is in a successful job with plenty of opportunities for foreign travel, he has a stunning top floor flat in the middle of central London and is happily married to a sweet, funny, gorgeous solicitor in family law. So when, seemingly out of the blue, his wife tells him she wants a divorce, he feels as if he’s suddenly lost a wheel on middle of the motorway, and is now careering out of control towards the crash barrier with no tools whatsoever to help him out of the situation.

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    194
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    32
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    6
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