Somnolence

Somnolence: Chapter One

Ian cracked an ice cube in his mouth, crunching it to gravelly shards. His hands were folded, resting on his knees. "Well, with the AOP conference in January," he said, "I was expecting a little ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Two

After their first meeting in that dingy conference room, Ian had teased Daniel a few times, and made a few jokes about Daniel liking pain that only seemed lame and obvious in retrospect. Finally, he ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Three

When Daniel saw all of the email piled in his inbox, he decided that the small latte he had clutched in his hand would definitely not be enough. He was drained. Double the commute—from the ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Four

Yawning, Daniel stared blankly at his computer screen. A cup of coffee was set down on his desk, and Ian's amiable voice started chipping away at the fog in Daniel's brain. After a moment, he ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Five

The HR woman mumbled under her breath, shifting papers and signing documents. After signing the last sheet, she lets out a long sigh. "Well, Daniel, good for you." Daniel really wished she hadn't said that ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Six

Daniel woke up on his belly. Rubbing at dry lips, he pushed up on his elbow, and squinted at the clock numbers glowing in the dark room. He was still drowsy, could probably fall back ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Seven

Daniel stood there, rubbing the back of his neck. He was watching Ian put the desk back to rights. Just as Ian lined up his last pen, he glanced at Daniel, and he blinked with ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Eight

"Ian," Mason said, "feel free enforcing house rules with Daniel here." House rules? Daniel looked at Ian for explanation, who was thoughtfully rubbing Daniel's waist. "We have a guest room where he can change and ...
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Somnolence: Chapter Nine

Daniel woke up alone. His eyes were gummy, his head throbbed. The room was dark. He glanced one way and then the other, finally admitting to himself that Ian wasn't just sitting somewhere behind him ...
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