Author: BellaDonna
Story Title: Hellish Alchemy
Gen or Slash: slash
Rating: PG
Complete or WIP: complete
Category: drabble
Disclaimer: The characters don't belong to me, I'm just using them to create a story for fun. No copyright infringement is intended.
Notes: challenge response for me_and_thee_100 #45 'love', inspired by one of the Nightcrawler monologues from Forever Knight
Summary: Love, easy to obtain yet so fleeting from our grasp ... Starsky POV

Hellish Alchemy
by Belladonna

Ain't it a funny little feeling, easy to obtain, yet so fleeting from our grasp?
Able to cause us the most unbearable pains.

Watching my beloved Terry die in my arms almost killed me.
Being unable to do anything but watch from the outside how Hutch slowly died from that virus felt like a stab through my heart.
Seeing Hutch coming out of the bedroom, knowing he'd just fucked the woman I thought I loved, tears it apart.

That little innocent emotion can hurt us so bad, uses and abuses us.
And yet, we still crawl back for more